10 Things To Know About Poland


Poland is the second, next to Germany most attractive destination for foreign direct investment (FDI) in Europe in the next three years – survey by Ernst & Young.

Penetration of mobile telephony services in the individual sectors of the Polish telecoms market has reached in 2012 – 135%.

The world’s largest ICT companies have their R&D centre inPoland, employing 10.000 highly skilled specialists with good knowledge of technologies and English or German – Gartner Reports.

There are 50.000 ICT companies in Poland, a lot of them specializing in mobile applications.

Two Polish companies – AssecoPolandand Comarch – are among 100 biggest European software Companies – based on Truffle 100.

Polish ICT sector creates about 4% of the Polish DGP and is constantly growing, especially the ecommerce sector. For the last 5 years Polish GDP is constantly growing.

Poles are one of the most educated societies inEurope.Poland is a country of “young people” where 50% of the population is under 35 and over 10% of university graduates in the EU are Polish. Among them there are 40.000 of ICT specialist graduates each year.

Polish IT professionals every year rank in the highest positions in international competitions for developers, such as Microsoft Imagine Cup, Google Code Jam, TopCoder, Academic Championship Collegiate Programming Contest (ACM-ICPC), the Central European Programming Contest (CEPC).

Five of top video games come from Poland and a lot of mobile games as well. You can see them and talk with their creators in hall 18 on CeBIT 2013.

Polish location provides access to 550 million people market within 2.000 km radius.

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