Why Poland


Total area of the voivodeship

20,187 km2

- in urban areas


Population density

59 persons/km2

Voivodeship capital


Other big towns in the voivodeship

Suwałki, Łomża, Augustów, Bielsk Podlaski, Grajewo

Special Economic Zones


Industrial & Technology Parks

Białystok Science and Technology Park
Science and Technology Park Eastern Poland
Podlaski Industrial Park in Czarna Białostocka
Industrial Park in Zambrów

Regional Investor Assistance Centre


Podlaskie Voivodeship is located in the north-east Poland. It borders with three other provinces: Warminsko-Mazurskie, Mazowieckie and Lubelskie voivodeships. It also borders with Lithuania in the north-east and with Belarus in the east. Podlaskie Voivodeship marks the internal (Lithuanian) and external (Belarusian) border of the European Union.  Mainly agricultural region with dynamically developing sector of food, milk, meat, poultry and cereals, as well as the sectors: light, wood, construction and engineering. Three large universities in Białystok - the capital of the voivodeship have a significant influence on shaping and developing intellectual capital of the region as well as the country.

Investment opportunities

  • proximity of the border with Lithuania and Belarus
  • good network of roads
  • well developed system of tertiary and secondary education
  • growing number of private enterprises and constantly increasing activity of entrepreneurs
  • natural environment favourable for a development of food production, timber and construction sectors
  • dynamic cluster development
  • low labour costs: 88% polish average indicator
  • dynamic development of the region

Sectors with huge potential

  • Food production
  • Machine
  • Tourism

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