Between 23rd and 25th of March, the Global Technology Symposium (GTS) took place in Palo Alto in Silicon Valley, California. A one of seminars was “Poland Day” organized by the US-Polish Trade Council. The event focused on business investments and the relationship between Silicon Valley and Poland. Euro-Centrum was one of the participants of the seminar …
For three days, between 12th and 14th of October representatives from Katowice and Upper Silesia visited New York to promote Poland and the region. The Silesian delegation included representatives of the City Hall of Katowice, the Katowice Special Economic Zone, the Silesian University of Technology, the Katowice branch of the US-Polish Trade Council, DisplayLink and LGBS Software Polska.
After the time of market stagnation had caused by the economic downturn, the research and development unit in Katowice increased a number of workers from 5 to 12 during last six months. At present, the company is still looking for engineers, mostly for C++ software development positions.
During the last decade, foreign investment in Upper Silesia exceeded EUR 4 billion, with about 80% of profits reinvested. Katowice, as the centrally located capital of the region, which offers many opportunities to investors, including well-qualified work force, modern infrastructure and a convenient location at the crossroads of trans-European routes, became a natural place to locate foreign businesses. Here is the list of most successful investments which were set up in Katowice
During the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, DisplayLink has demonstrated a USB 3.0 prototype and a new connecting device which is making in the company’s office in the Euro-Centrum Science and Technology Park in Katowice. The USB 3.0 device will transmit video at up to 4.8 gigabits-per-second. The video transmission would be 10 times greater than the current USB 2.0 standard’s maximum throughput of 480 megabits-per-second.