The fourth British-Polish Tech Forum draws on the experience from previous editions of this successful event
London – November 24th
There are only two weeks to go till the fourth edition of the British-Polish Tech Forum. With an exceptional line-up, the event will provide the best platform to discover how British and Polish companies build partnerships.
Poland is a technology powerhouse in its own right. Google, Samsung, Meta, Cisco, Amazon, Dropbox, and Intel are just some of the companies that have set up innovative centres of excellence in Poland. Additionally, according to HackerRank, Poland has the third-best developers globally.
Poland has the largest population of programmers in the CEE region, estimated at 401,000. Many of them are involved in projects related to artificial intelligence and big data. It is estimated that up to 260 Polish companies create solutions based on artificial intelligence. Polish universities are also well positioned. Thanks to the universities, each year thousands of publications are produced about artificial intelligence
The United Kingdom, in the meantime, continues to be the largest innovation hub within Europe. London is Europe’s top destination to grow a startup business, second only to Silicon Valley globally. And London’s ecosystem for technology is valued at $314 billion.
London and the UK have long been destinations for many ambitious entrepreneurs and technology enthusiasts. At the same time more and more British-based businesses have grown their teams in Poland or by adding exceptional Polish tech talent.
The event is aimed at CIOs and CTOs from across all sectors of industry and commerce from both countries. The speakers will focus on insights that affect the tech markets in Poland and the UK today. There will also be lots of opportunities to network.
”Polish-British cooperation brings a lot of benefits for the technology sector in our countries. There are already about 50,000 software companies of various sizes in Poland, our programmers are among the world’s top programmers, Polish start-ups specialise in areas such as artificial intelligence and machine learning, fintech, industry 4.0 and big data, and our country is very open to other markets in the European Union.
“Meanwhile, the United Kingdom has much experience in IT, the possibility of obtaining capital for development, and openness to other world markets, including the USA and the Commonwealth. All this and much more makes the 4th British-Polish Technology Forum in London an event worth taking note of if you want to make invaluable contacts and learn the most important information from leading experts in the field of technology. I encourage everyone interested to register for the event and I hope to see you there!” said Ambassador of Poland to the United Kingdom, Piotr Wilczek.
Rafal Owczarek, Head of Foreign Trade Office in London and Dublin at the Polish Investment & Trade Agency added: “It is important to focus on the biggest trends in the technology sector today. London is a truly global city where many technology companies are based. Today, every company in the world has to continue embracing technology. This is why we are continuously focusing on this sector as demand for the best technology professionals and technology providers increases.”
For more information and to register for free please visit: www.gotechpoland.co.uk
About The Polish Investment and Trade Agency (PAIH)
The Polish Investment and Trade Agency (PAIH) is an advisory institution belonging to the Polish Development Fund (PFR) Group. This is the first point of contact for exporters and investors. It operates both in Poland and through its network of offices around the world. It strengthens the recognition of Polish brands on international markets, promotes domestic products and services as well as technological solutions made in Poland. The agency helps entrepreneurs in choosing their optimal path of expansion abroad. It also supports the inflow of foreign direct investments to Poland and the implementation of Polish investments in the country. PAIH cooperates with the public sector and regional partners, offering among other things: training, audit and promotion of investment properties, cooperation in the organization of trade missions as well as communication support in joint projects.