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Warmia–Masuria Province in Poland invite South Korean businesses for substantial investments, leveraging smart specializations and ecological appeal. Strengthening economic ties for mutual success.
Warmia–Masuria Province, the picturesque region of a thousand lakes in Poland, is actively enticing South Korean businesses to embark on substantial investments. Representatives from South Korean companies and institutions attended the conference titled “Korea – Warmia–Masuria Province: A Shared Path to Business” in Olsztyn, aiming to foster collaborations with entrepreneurs and universities in the Land of a Thousand Lakes.
During the conference, potential joint projects and areas for rapid growth in Polish-Korean cooperation were discussed. Entrepreneurs from the region, local government representatives, and business support institutions met with their Korean counterparts.
Gustaw Marek Brzezin, the Marshal of the Warmińsko-Mazurskie Voivodeship, emphasized the significance of this opportunity to strengthen economic ties with the Korean market. He expressed confidence that collaborative economic projects would bring success to both parties.
Warmia–Masuria Province have efficiently utilized approximately PLN 35 billion from European funds allocated to the region in recent years, investing in infrastructure to make the voivodeship increasingly attractive to investors.
The Land of a Thousand Lakes is distinguished by its smart specializations, including the Wood and Furniture sector, Water Economy, and High-Quality Food production. These industries position the region as a leader in Poland and Europe.
Kang Sinho, Director of the Korean Agency for Agricultural Technology Promotion (KOAT), a startup in the agriculture and food industry, recognized the voivodeship’s potential as a center for healthy, high-quality food.
Poland currently ranks seventh among South Korea’s partner countries, with increasing imports and exports between both nations. They are committed to investing substantial resources in joint projects, particularly in business.
Marshal Gustaw Marek Brzezin emphasized encouraging both Korean partners and regional entrepreneurs to initiate and strengthen contacts, believing they will yield tangible benefits for Warmia–Masuria Province in the near future.
At the Olsztyn conference, besides representatives from KOAT, a delegation from the Korean Institute for Industrial Economics & Trade (KIET) also participated. The event included lectures, discussions, and networking sessions among foreign startups, local government institutions, academic organizations, and the business community.