Wrocław is one the most exponentially growing cities in Poland – a technology, business and education hub located conveniently in the heart of Europe. The entire agglomeration has 1.2 million residents. It is a centre of academic excellence, with several dozen universities, including the top-ranked Wrocław University of Science and Technology, Wrocław University, Wrocław University of Environmental and Life Sciences and Medical University where over 125,000.00 young people study every year. The city is truly open to innovations across a range of sectors.
With excellent business and R&D infrastructure as well as the instruments put in place to support economic growth, start-ups enjoy rapid growth in Wrocław. Their operations are chiefly related to new technologies such as e-commerce, digital health, software, business analytics, nanotechnology, HR, gaming, mobile technologies, transportation or engineering. The city strongly promotes and encourages entrepreneurship (mainly as part of the operations of the Wrocław Agglomeration Development Agencies) and its business support institutions such as PORT (Polish Centre for Technology Development) or WTP (Wrocław Technology Park) foster a business environment that is highly conducive to development and constitute a springboard for local companies looking to achieve success on a global scale.
The Wrocław Agglomeration is a thriving industrial hub, home to world leaders in the field of automotive, transportation, electronics, engineering, chemicals and pharmaceuticals. The city’s strong industrial heritage has created a climate in which innovation and industry 4.0 flourish, driven by automation and multi-stage data processing.
State-of-the-art technology has a strong presence in Wrocław thanks to robust IT sector, which is powered not only by global brands such as Google, IBM, Dolby or Hewlett Packard, but also by the creativity and know-how of the graduates of Wrocław universities, especially the University of Science and Technology.
Wrocław is also:
- the fastest-growing Polish city in the last decade, according to the survey by Millward Brown of 2017.
- the mosr bussines-freindly and growth-oriented city according to the Forbes ranking of 2016.
- a culturally diverse, vibrant community, open and friendly to everybody.