Poland. Business Harbor - the Polish government program for enterprising Belarusians from the ICT sector is launched
For over 30 years, Poland has been building a democratic, free-market economic haven for ambitious and enterprising people. As the 6th largest economy in the European Union and a country that has recorded almost 9 times economic growth since 1990, we know how to develop entrepreneurship and fuel the economy with the diversity of talents. Today, as a safe, business haven, Poland wants to share its success with Belarusians by inaugurating the Poland program. Business Harbor. Under this name is a complementary set of tools and services promoting the building of success of Belarusians in the territory of the Republic of Poland, based on knowledge, modern standards and close trade relations with neighbors and the world.
• Poland is a free-market economic haven for ambitious and enterprising people.
• As the 6th largest economy in the European Union and a country that has recorded almost 9 times economic growth since 1990, we know how to develop entrepreneurship and fuel the economy with the diversity of talents.
• Today, as a safe, business haven, Poland wants to share its success with Belarusians by inaugurating the Poland program. Business Harbor.
• Poland program. Business Harbor is a complementary set of tools and services that promotes building the success of Belarusians in the territory of the Republic of Poland, based on knowledge, modern standards and close trade relations with neighbors and the world.
“It is important to help those who want to develop, including young Belarusian entrepreneurs. Reaching out to Belarusians is also our moral duty, especially at the present moment, ”says Deputy Prime Minister Jadwiga Emilewicz.
Poland program. Business Harbor is a comprehensive package that helps IT specialists, start-ups, SMEs and large companies to relocate seamlessly to the territory of the Republic of Poland. The program is coordinated by the Ministry of Development and the Polish Investment and Trade Agency, in cooperation with GovTech Polska in the Chancellery of the Prime Minister, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Polish Agency for Enterprise Development and the Startup Hub Poland foundation.
Thanks to the service package, you will be able to learn, among others:
• how to quickly and efficiently start operating in Poland,
• how to get support in relocating employees and their families or
• how to obtain legal and visa assistance in the "business concierge" formula.
In addition, natural persons and companies from Belarus can count on facilitating contact with local governments or Special Economic Zones, which have actively participated in the preparation of an offer for relocated employees and their families, creating temporary office and residential space. One of the elements of the package is also support in the form of connecting entrepreneurs with investors and grants for R&D activity.
Natural persons with an engineering degree or experience in the IT industry will be able to take advantage of the facilitated visa procedure. In addition, several dozen technology companies from all over Poland have prepared special job offers for visitors, combined with an accelerated visa path. The catalog of companies is open all the time - we invite IT companies wishing to join the program to fill out the questionnaire at this link - click. Software Development Association Poland (SODA) and the Polish Chamber of Information Technology and Telecommunications (PIIT) participate in the project.
”Special thanks to the Polish technology companies participating in the project, which transfer traditional hospitality to the digital world. Such a large response is pleasing not only because it shows that Polish companies will always support those in need, but also because they also support the Polish economy, ”says Justyna Orłowska, Plenipotentiary of the Prime Minister for GovTech.
The central information point for entities interested in using the Program or joining it is a special website, available from Wednesday at gov.pl/businessharbour.
“Safety, development potential in conditions of a stable economy and reliable partners - this is what Belarusian entrepreneurs will find on the Vistula River. The Polish Investment and Trade Agency will provide them with a soft landing. It is primarily information and coordination support for the relocation process, but also advisory services, of course, ”says Grażyna Ciurzyńska, President of the Polish Investment and Trade Agency.
For the purposes of the Program, a special helpline was also launched, available at the number +48 22 334 99 77, which operates from Monday to Friday 24 hours a day and works in Russian and English. Belarusians can also ask questions by e-mail to the following address: email@example.com