On 16-21 November 2014, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will host the Polish-American Innovation Week (PAIW) in California. The event will be organized in cooperation with a group of Polish institutional partners (Ministry of Science and Higher Education, National Research and Development Center, Polish Agency for Enterprise Development, Polish Patent Office, Ministry of Economy, Ministry of Environment). The project is aimed at promoting Polish achievements and ideas in the area of high technology and innovation.
The program will include a series of economic and scientific promotional events. Our goal is to present Poland as a modern country with an interesting and innovative market offer. A place where creative people and their great ideas drive technologically advanced economic sectors (ICT, cleantech, life sciences, creative industries, modern financial services, etc.). The project is intended to present the Polish innovation sector in a way that is interesting, attractive and convincing for American companies.
An invitation to participate in the event will be extended to representatives of the American administration including to the governing bodies of San Francisco and Los Angeles, as well as to representatives of the US Department of State and the US Department of Commerce.
The event will be held in Los Angeles and San Francisco/Silicon Valley. The Innovation Week will cover a series of conferences, debates and lectures with accompanying events, aimed to further deepen the mutual cooperation between American and Polish partners including representatives of the governments, business sectors, and the world of research and science .
Owing to this initiative, you will have a possibility to get to know the innovative side of Poland, and to meet Polish entrepreneurs specializing in state-of-the-art technologies for the creative industry, biomedicine, smart energy and green solutions, financial sector and capital markets, IT/ICT sector, science and research, design etc. – as potential valuable and reliable business partners.
What is also to be part of the Polish-American Innovation Week is promotion of Polish design, “Women in Innovations” power lunch, and presentations of technologies developed by selected Polish companies.