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The idea behind the 60 Million Congress, a global meet-up of Polish expat entrepreneurs, is to integrate – on a broad scale – the Polish and Polish expat business communities at large. In 2018 two editions of the Congress will be held. The first congress will take place on February 9-10 in Miami Beach. The second edition on August 30-31 will take place in Jasionka (close to Rzeszów).

The Congress is held under Link to Poland’s media patronage.

On December 6, 2017 in Berlin, the third edition of Polish Tech Night took place. Seven Polish startups were seeking the favor of German investors and the audience gathered at Hallesches Haus. The organizers of the event – Polish Berlin Tech, SIBB e.V., SpeedUp Venture Capital Group and BST Media Solutions are proud of the huge interest in Polish technologies in Germany – over 300 people registered for the event. The event was supported by the Polish Investment and Trade Agency.

PEKAES, a leading logistics, has completed an assignment for CAN-PACK S.A. which involved a shipment, carried out under special supervision, of equipment for aluminium can production line. The cargo, of total weight exceeding 80 tons, was shipped from Poland to Romania.

On November 21st there was finished a two-day long 5th European Bioeconomy Congress held by Lodz Region. The event, which aimed at support of development of bioeconomy in the Bioregions of Central and Eastern Europe, gathered almost 800 local and international guests. Among the Congress’ participants there were experts representing local governments, legislative authorities, entrepreneurs as well as the representatives of the scientific world, non-governmental institutions and agricultural industry.

On November 9, 2017, LPP has officially launched a new Distribution Centre in Stryków, which will accelerate substantially the process of handling online orders. The facility will be operated by Arvato. Simultaneously, LPP has inaugurated the operation of a similar centre near Moscow. Both investments are part of the strategy encompassing the further dynamic development of LPP’s e-commerce sector in the years to come. The company plans to launch other facilities of this type as it envisages to increase its online sales by 100% both in 2017 and 2018, when online stores are to be available altogether on 16 markets.

Within the programme launched by the European Space Agency titled “Polish Industry Incentive Scheme”, which is intended to increase the competences of the national space industry companies, SENER in Poland has a contract for the development of the equipment known as clamp band technology, i.e. mechanisms fastening satellites to the devices used for their transport and assembly. The project is also a great success as a result of the internship programme launched by the Industrial Development Agency, as the senior engineer is one of the winners of the first edition of the programme. 

To 2018, LPP intends to employ more than one thousand employees and spend nearly PLN 200 million in the area of R&D (research and development). This is a way of increasing the global competitiveness of the company that is present on 20 markets. In 2016, the value of LPP exports, driven primarily by the flagship brand Reserved, amounted to PLN 3 billion. The Gdańsk-based company also plans other investments – to the end of 2020 it will spend PLN 1.5 billion for the development of showroom networks in Poland and abroad.