“For the first time in the history, Poland has been promoting itself as medical tourism destination. Due to the international promotion of the medical tourism sector, that lasted for 3 years, foreign audience discovered the potential of our country”, said PhD Ada Kostrz - Kostecka, head of the programme of promotion of Polish medical tourism on International markets 2012-2015 that was provided in cooperation of PAIIIZ. The conference summarizing the project was held on 18 March in PAIiIZ.
Representatives of medical tourism sector abroad and foreign journalist who visited Poland during study visits assess the offer of Polish medical tourism as very good. 12 trade fairs.
7 economic missions and 3 workshops were arranged under the programme to promote the Polish health care centres and to share their experience with foreign counterparts. “Inviting foreign representatives of the sector to Poland is the most effective way to promote medical tourism, argued Magdalena Rutkowska form Ameds Centrum. According to all provider of the project, in the future, after the end of the project, on-line promotion of the sector’s offer, arranging economic mission and B2B talk should be developed.
Data shows that foreign patients are mostly interested in the offer of Polish dentists, orthopedists and cardiologists. Also Polish plastic surgery, weight loss surgery and oncology and are highly appreciated. Moreover, Poland has the unique product - sanatoriums that almost don’t exist in other foreign markets. It is also worth to mention that under the programme of Polish medical tourism promotion, two clusters - gathering Mazovian and national companies were created.
The thee-year programme was provided by the consortium of PAIiIZ, Europejskie Centrum Przedsiębiorczości and Ameds Centrum. The programme started in April 2012 and was held in 7 countries: Germany, Great Britain, Russia, the US, Denmark, Sweden, Norway.
This is the following day since the middle of the last year when the indexes reached their maximum. The WIG20 ended up with 0,5 percent up and reached 2550 points.
Shares of PZU were of big interest and became 1,59 percent more expensive and cost up to 427 per share in the end of the day.
This is the highest rate in company’s history. Those investors who possess shares of the biggest Polish insurance company gained 46 percent since the beginning of the year.
What causes the growth? PZU had good financial results this year. During the third quarter the net profit grew up to 1,12 billions of PLN, mainly thanks to growing share prices at Warsaw exchange Stock and good valuation of the bonds.
The development of IT industry in the capital of Lower Silesia is remarkable and noteworthy; more and more companies announce new vacancies for work in their branches based in Wroclaw. One of the last examples is Sii, which is going to double the number of workers in their branch office located in our city. Those who are employed at branch office of Sii based in Wroclaw, work for clients from diverse industries including automotive industry, as well as banking and insurance sectors. They work at IT helpdesks, support customers using over 300 applications, administrate business support systems, develop software etc. Wroclaw's office was the third in Poland after Warsaw and Gdansk – now it is one six in the whole country.czytaj więcej
Concern NExteeer Automative, which biggest factory plants are in Poland, will invest about 12 millions of USD in new testing infrastructure, which should help to invent and develop smoother and more quite electric steering systems for hybrid and electric vehicles. The investments in technology have to give hybrid and electric models of vehicles, produced by international companies, improvement in driving comfort. Automobiles produced today are known to have less noise inside the vehicle. Not only noise reduction of the engine compartment or car interior influence on the noiseless, but also the usage of hybrid and electric propulsion system, as well as start-stop systems for instance. As Nexteer Automotive engineers note, reduction of noise decibels made by the engine led onto noise reduction of other components, as well as steering systems.czytaj więcej
Currently, Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency (PIFIA) is in charge of 152 investment projects. Total value of planned investments may reach nearly 3 mln euro, whereas the amount of 32 000 new vacancies can be made.
The Agency is in charge of 38 projects originating from the United States, 29 German projects as well as 10 projects from Great Britain. Among the others, there are investors from France and Japan (9 projects from each country), as well as China, India, Switzerland and South Korea (6 projects from each country).
According to the information from MIoR, its officials would like to start with two helicopters equipped with traffic enforcement cameras for the beginning, and later even more, some of them would probably be unmanned aerial vehicles.
According to the official reports, the process of purchasing the machineries is currently carried out. These changes are possible thanks to the amendments in the Law of road traffic and its advanced chapter number 129.
“At the design stage of central system of automatic traffic surveillance, a careful consideration was given to the possibility to officially authorize MIoR to record traffic offenses from the deck of an aircraft.” says the press secretary of MIoR, Jan Mroz.