On May 21st, Employers of Poland together with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The National Centre for Research and Development and The Polish Agency for Enterprise Development organized a seminar in preparation of Minister Grzegorz Schetyna’s visit in Israel (June 13-16th). The meeting was focused on perspectives for Polish-Israeli cooperation in innovation – instruments, programs and financing, as well as practical aspects of business activity in Israel.
The Seminar was opened by Executive Vicepresident of Employers of Poland Janusz Pietkiewicz emphasized the fruitful cooperation with The Manufacturers’ Association of Israel which provided the opportunity for entrepreneurs from both countries to meet and exchange experiences at annual economic events. He added that the economic mission to Israel accompanying Minister Schetyna’s visit will be a unique event, due to exceptional interest on the part of Polish entrepreneurs and an interesting subject – innovation and the transfer of technologies.
Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Katarzyna Kacperczyk stressed that Polish-Israeli bilateral relations are rightly considered extraordinary and privileged. She pointed out that the aim of the mission was on the one hand to build an image of Polish economy as innovative and knowledge-based and on the other hand to identify new aspects of economic cooperation. The Ambassador of Israel in Poland Anna Azari expressed satisfaction that the two countries’ cooperation in business and science was going so well. She also encouraged Polish entrepreneurs to do business with Israeli partners despite the sometimes substantial cultural differences.Dół formularza
Representatives of The National Centre for Research and Development and The Polish Agency for Enterprise Development presented their offer for companies interested in the Israeli market. During a “How to do business in Israel” session, Polish companies (a.o. Asseco, Inwestin VC and Startup Hub Poland presented their experiences and best practices from their functioning in Israel.