Why Kujawsko-Pomorskie

Excellent location

Kujawsko-Pomorskie is the region located in the heart of Poland, at the intersection of the main North-South and East-West transport routes, with an easy access to

  • Baltic sea ports (in the North)
  • The Polish industrial center Łódź city (in the South)
  • Capital city Warsaw (Southern-Eastern direction)
  • Mazury – one of the largest lakesides in Europe (Northern-Eastern direction)
  • Poznań city – a leading Polish center of business and trade (in the West)

This central location is highly attractive to all types of investors, as it guarantees fast, direct connection to both domestic and foreign markets.

Friendly and cooperative regional authorities strongly oriented at the economic growth

Our regional authorities place considerable weight on the economic sector. A substantial part of European funds is spent in order to re-establish the regional economic growth conditions. We actively promote and assist sustainable development of leading-edge, innovative enterprises.

Well-developed transport infrastructure

The key transeuropean network TEN_T routes intersect in Kujawsko-Pomorskie voivodship. We are located at the Baltic-Adriatic pan-European Corridor which connects Scandinavia with the south of Europe (Gdansk- Torun- Warsaw- Katowice- Žilina- Brno-Bratislava-Vienna- Graz- Klagenfurt- Trieste-Venice-Bologna).

Our widespread transport infrastructure network runs across the region. A1 highway connects Scandinavia, Gdansk and Torun with the south of Europe. Country roads such as DK10  lead to  Szczecin and Warsaw, through Bydgoszcz and Torun. DK15 goes from Poznań to Warmia and Mazury through Torun. DK5, which will get integrated into newly constructed S5 road, leads to Poznan and Wroclaw from Gdansk through Bydgoszcz.

Our regional airport is situated in Bydgoszcz with airlines companies such as Lufthansa, Ryanair and LOT operating there.

Vast network of industrial and technology parks

There are currently thirteen industrial areas in our region: Bydgoszcz Industrial and Technological Park, Grudziądz Industrial Park, Toruń Technology Park, Industrial Park in Solec Kujawski, Vistula Park Świecie, Vistula Park II, Włocławska Zone, Economic Development Industrial and Technological Park, Nadnotecki Industrial Park in Paterk, Płużnica Investment Park, Brzeska Economic Zone, Industrial and Technology Park in Golub Dobrzyń, Sępoleński Industrial Park, Industrial Zone in Koronowo.

Innovative support system for business

Our numerous thriving business incubators offer modern space offices and are designed to serve as venues for exchange and discussion among practitioners. They offer various forms of legal and administrative support

  • In Torun, you will find the biggest Business Link Centre in Poland. It specializes in assisting start-ups.
  • Exea Smart Space has been organizing various networking events and business related conferences;
  • Nicolaus Copernicus University promotes a strong network of academic business incubators as well as its Technology Transfer Center which monitors co-operation of Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun and Collegium Medicum in Bydgoszcz with the outside parties, mainly entrepreneurs;
  • In Bydgoszcz, at University of Science and Technology, Regional Innovation Center encourages entrepreneurs to develop co-operation with the local scientific community and promotes its research findings implementation.
  • In addition, there are three Local Business Incubators: in Torun, Bydgoszcz and Wloclawek which actively support local businesses.

Well-educated personnel

Kujawsko-Pomorskie voivodship is a prominent academic center. Each year it produces thousands of highly qualified graduates. These are the most successful academic centres in our region:

  • Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun
  • Collegium Medicum in Bydgoszcz
  • University of Science and Technology in Bydgoszcz
  • Kazimierz Wielki University in Bydgoszcz

Our network of trade schools and collages develops rapidly. We also successfully train specialists at numerous technical colleges.

Fast growing modern services sector (BPO)

BPO (Business Processing Outsourcing) is the region’s most dynamically developing sector. It has been identified, in the recent strategy for regional development, as the most promising market with approximately 8 000 employees in Bydgoszcz and over a 1 000 in Torun.

Great leisure time facilities

  • Our voivodship is famous for exquisite, historic architecture. Torun medieval urban complex is in the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List.
  • We offer number of sightseeing proposals, various workshops and seminars at our museums and other educational centers, variety of shows and
  • We are famous for motorcycle speedway. Each year, the domestic and international races engage sports fans from all over the world.
  • Our region attracts numbers of nature lovers thanks to its breathtaking landscape parks, such as the Tucholski Landscape Park, famous for its Bory Tucholskie Biosphere Reserve.