Business environment

Many business environment institutions and companies operate in Kraków to support entrepreneurs in their undertakings.

Business environment
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Agencja Rozwoju Miasta S.A. (City Development Agency)
ul. Floriańska 31, 31-019 Kraków
+48 12 429 25 13, +48 12 429 10 40
www.arm.krakow.pl

The agency’s tasks include comprehensive support for Kraków’s development through the provision of services for the entire self-government community.

American Chamber of Commerce in Poland (AmCham)
ul. E. Plater 53 00-113 Warszawa
Kraków branch:
Monika Pilarska, Director
Tel.: +48 608 027 172
Tel.: +48 22 520 59 99
Fax: +48 22 520 59 98
krakow@amcham.com.pl
www.amcham.pl

The Kraków branch of the American Chamber of Commerce is its regional office representing Southern Poland; founded in 1995, it provides assistance and promotion to membership companies.

British-Polish Chamber of Commerce
ul. św. Anny 9, 31-008 Kraków
+48 12 423 08 88
+48 12 422 42 67
www.bpcc.org.pl

Supports the development of economic relations between Poland and the United Kingdom.

Business Centre Club Loża Małopolska BCC (BCC Małopolska Lounge)
ul. Zwierzyniecka 29, 31-105 Kraków
+48 12 431 05 38
+48 12 421 72 14, 431 05 38
www.bcc.org.pl

Entrepreneurs that are members of the Business Centre Club cooperate with Małopolska’s authorities and regional and economic organisations, as well as participate in advisory bodies to the Mayor of the City of Kraków and the Marshall of the Małopolska Region.

Centrum Zaawansowanych Technologii Kraków Sp. z o.o. (Kraków Centre for Advanced Technologies)
Al. Jana Pawła II 37, 31-864 Kraków
+48 12 640 19 40
+48 12 640 19 45
www.sse.krakow.pl

Company managing the Special Economic Zone of the Kraków Technology Park (Polish abbreviation: SSE-KPT).

Fundacja Krakowski Instytut Nieruchomości (Kraków  property Institute Foundation)
ul. Rakowicka 27; 31-510 Kraków,
Tel./Fax: +48 12 294 49 50
www.kin.org.pl

Undertakes initiatives and supports ventures related to the  property market in the fields of scientific and research works, HR education, publishing activities and promotion.

Fundacja Partnerstwo dla Środowiska (Partnership for Environment Foundation)
ul. Bracka 6/6, 31-005 Kraków
+48 12 422 50 88, 430 24 43, 430 24 65
+48 12 429 47 25
www.epce.org.pl

Supports initiatives conducive to social and economic development, based on the natural and cultural heritage with the simultaneous preservation of its values. It helps small and medium-size companies to introduce ecological principles of operation.

Fundacja Promocji Gospodarczej Regionu Krakowskiego (Foundation for the Economic Promotion of the Kraków Region)
ul. Mrozowa 20a, 30-969 Kraków
+48 12 642 17 04, 642 16 70, 642 17 03
+48 12 644 53 06
www.fpgrk.krakow.pl

Supports the development of the Kraków region, and strengthens and promotes its economic potential. Its tasks also include cooperation with foreign partners in the area of the economic promotion of the Kraków region abroad, and assistance in establishing business contacts.

Fundusz Mikro Sp. z o.o. (Micro Fund) Local Branch in Kraków
ul. Królewska 2, 30-045 Kraków
+48 12 633 12 12, +48 12 423 34 27
www.funduszmikro.com.pl

Executes the programme of support for the development of micro-entrepreneurship in Poland primarily by making capital available as loans for small companies.

Holenderskie Biuro Biznesu Netherlands Business Support Office (NBSO)
Ul. Slawkowska 23/3a
31-016 Krakow
Tel. +48 12 432 37 10
Fax +48 12 432 37 12
nbsokrakow@adres.pl
www.hollandtrade.com

Offers assistance to Dutch companies operating in Southern Poland, and provides Polish entrepreneurs with information about the Dutch economic market.

Inicjatywa Mikro (Micro Initiative)
al. Krasińskiego 11a, 4th floor, 31-111 Kraków
+48 12 427 03 46, 427 03 93
+48 12 422 42 57
www.inicjatywamikro.pl

Grants loans for the development of the private sector of small enterprises.

Chamber of Commerce and Industry
ul. Floriańska 3, 31-019 Kraków
+48 12 422 89 07, 422 13 74
www.iph.krakow.pl

This economic self-government organisation represents the economic interests of its members in the area of their economic activities. One of the main tasks of the chamber is to provide counselling for Polish and foreign companies. It offers the following services: mutual acquisition of investors, exchange of economic and trade information, and matching of partners for economic cooperation.

Euro Info Centre PL413
ul. Floriańska 3, 31-019 Kraków,
+48 12 422 89 07
+48 12 422 55 67
www.euroinfo.org.pl,
www.iph.krakow.pl

The Euro Info Centre project is one of the main tools of the European Commission used to execute the policy of supporting the development of small and medium-size enterprises. The Euro Info Centre in Kraków (PL413) is one of 12 such centres in Poland; it operates at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Kraków.

Krakowska Izba Turystyki (Cracow Chamber of Tourism)
ul. Bracka 15, 31-005 Kraków
+48 12 429 44 50, 423 14 18
+48 12 429 44 50
www.kit.krakow.pl

The Chamber’s activities focus mainly on the cooperation with the government, self-government and local authorities in the area of the creation of conditions for the development of tourism in Kraków and the Małopolska Region, and the creation of conditions for the development and improvement of the standard of tourist services. It gathers 110 economic entities servicing the tourist traffic in Małopolska.

Krakowska Kongregacja Kupiecka (Kraków Congregation of Merchants)
ul. Garbarska 14, 31-131 Kraków
+48 12 421 24 42
+48 12 430 04 81
www.kongregacja-kupiecka.com.pl

Represents the interests of its members in front of authorities and the state, self-government and social institutions. It undertakes initiatives conducive to the development of private economic activity and improvement of its conditions. It searches for foreign partners in order to start cooperation in the field of organisation and running of trade, services and eating facilities, identification of goods exchange possibilities and matching of business partners.

Krakowskie Towarzystwo Przemysłowe (Kraków Industry Association)
al. Słowackiego 64, 30-004 Kraków
Tel.: +48 12 634 41 20
www.ktp.org.pl

Develops the economic initiatives of the citizens, protects the interest of private entrepreneurs, fight the bureaucratic barriers hindering the development of market economy, and promote the ethos of reliable and dynamic entrepreneur aware of their rights and obligations.

Małopolska Agencja Rozwoju Regionalnego S.A. (Małopolska Regional Development Agency)
ul. Kordylewskiego 11, 31-542 Kraków
+48 12 411 46 03, 413 89 13, 413 57 69
+48 12 412 43 79
www.marr.pl

Initiates, promotes and encourages measures related to running the regional policy. The scope of cooperation with foreign partners includes the possibility of full servicing of economic missions (organisation of bilateral meetings with Polish partners, logistics, tourist programme), search for areas, properties and enterprises for sale or lease.

Małopolska Izba Budowlanych (Małopolska Chamber of Construction Workers)
pl. Wolnica 7, 31-060 Kraków
+48 12 430 62 23
www.cech-bud.krakow.pl

It represents its members in front of self-government and administrative entities, and affects the law created by them.

Małopolska Izba Rolnicza (Małopolska Chamber of Agriculture)
MIR office in Kraków
os. Krakowiaków 45a/15
31-964 Kraków
Tel./Fax: +48 12 643 17 62
www.mir.krakow.pl

Conducts measures, for example, for the creation of the agricultural market and the improvement of sales conditions for crops and agricultural products, the promotion of agricultural products on the domestic and foreign market, and the development of cooperation with foreign organisations of agricultural producers.

Małopolska Izba Rzemiosła i Przedsiębiorczości (Małopolska Chamber of Craft and Entrepreneurship)
ul. św. Anny 9, 31-008 Kraków
+48 12 422 05 95, 423 07 47
+48 12 422 68 42
www.izba.com.pl

This social and occupational organisation of craft self-government gathers guilds, craft cooperatives, private persons and natural persons on a voluntary basis.

Małopolska Organizacja Turystyczna (Małopolska Tourist Organisation)
ul. św. Krzyża 14, 31-028 Kraków
+48 12 421 15 36
+48 12 421 16 04
www.mot.krakow.pl

Executes tasks related to the development of tourism in Małopolska. The main goal of the organisation’s activities is to create and promote the image of Kraków and the region at the domestic and foreign tourist markets.

Małopolski Instytut Samorządu Terytorialnego i Administracji - Fundacja Rozwoju Demokracji Lokalnej (Małopolska Institute of Territorial Self-government and Administration – Local Democracy Development Foundation)
ul. Szlak 73a, 31-153 Kraków
+48 12 633 98 00, 634 16 70,
633 82 85, 632 38 14
+48 12 633 51 54
www.mistia.org.pl

Conducts educational, consulting and advisory activities for self-government administration and non-governmental organisations, as well as representatives of small and medium-size enterprises.

NordicHouse
ul. św. Anny 5
31-008 Kraków
Tel.: +48 12 421 73 80
Fax: +48 12 421 72 91
www.nordichouse.pl

The Centre of Business and Culture was established to develop inter-regional cooperation between Nordic countries and Southern Poland through the promotion of business contacts, tourism and culture.

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News author: MARCIN FABER
News Publisher: Redakcja MPI
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