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wielkopolskie


Total area of the voivodeship

29,826 km2

Population:
- in urban areas

3481.6 thous. 
55.06%

Population density

116 persons/km2

Voivodeship capital

Poznań

Other big towns in the voivodeship

Kalisz, Konin, Leszno, Piła, Ostrów Wielkopolski, Gniezno, Września

Special Economic Zones

Wałbrzyska
Łódzka
Kamiennogórska
Kostrzyńsko-Słubicka
Pomorska
Słupska

Industrial & Technology Parks

Eureka Technology Park
Kaliski Business Incubator
Nickel Technology Park
Poznań Science and Technology Park
Poznań Technology - Industry Park
Luboń Technological Park
Śrem Investment Park

Regional Investor Assistance Centre

Poznań - Association of Wielkopolska Municipalities and Counties

International airport

Poznań-Ławica

Wielkopolskie voivodeship is situated in the west-central part of Poland. Characteristic features of this region are its balanced economic development, high degree of industrialisation, high technological level and openness towards foreign markets. The Poznań International Fair that has been held in Poznań, the regional capital, for 80 years is an event that exerts considerable influence on the country’s economic level and provides the business community with an opportunity to operate on the many-million strong Eastern European market. The region is known for its motor, BPA and logistics sectors. Wielkopolska is also an agricultural region whose farms reflect European standards.

Investment opportunities

  • strong economic activity, high regional GDP;
  • strong investment activity of the local authorities connected with EU founds raising and with the development of self-financing
  • high industrial efficiency
  • diversified economic structure
  • large participation of the private sector in economics of the region
  • Poznań International Fairs - place for organizing big international events (congresses, conferences, sport and cultural events)
  • well-developed technical infrastructure and business assistance institutions
  • high quality of labour market - big supply of highly qualified employees knowing foreign languages,
  • high investment activity of the voivodeship: investment outlays in industry represent 11,1% of expenditures in the country (3 place among voivodships)
  • convenient road connections: main East-West transit corridor, motorway A2 between Konin and Nowy Tomyśl, ring-road around Poznań, modernization of the S5 route, S11 route and convenient railway connections - all this improve staff mobility in Wielkopolskie region, domestic and international airport (Ławica: www.airport-poznan.com.pl/en/), Odra water route,
  • Academic Centre: over 134 thousand. students, 34 higher education institutions,  approx. 50 research institutes, Department of PAN (Polish Academy of Sciences)
  • high share of foreign capital - 3rd place in the country (10.8%)
  • large areas of high-quality agricultural land

Sectors with huge potential

  • Automotive
  • BPO
  • Logistics

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Economic information about voivodship

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