Experts from the IT industry, HR managers and representatives of the City of Poznań were looking for answers to this key question during the premiere of the report - "Investment Potential of the IT Sector in Poznań". On the 8th of September representatives of the City of Poznań and the Business Environment met in Data Center Beyond.pl. They analysed the potential of the IT industry in Poznań, the impact of the pandemic on this sector and theprospects for its development.
A wide array of municipal real estate offers for sale will be promoted at the stand of the City of Poznań in the framework of the real estate and investment fairs MIPIM 2021 in Cannes. 16 investment areas, scattered around many locations in Poznań await their potential buyers.
This autumn and the next seasons promise to be interesting - attractive and large municipal real estate areas are announced for sale by open tender! This time the City's offer is broad. There are grounds in various districts of Poznań, of various sizes and for various purposes.
The IT industry in Poznań is very strong. This is not only because of the global brands that are developing here but also thanks to the companies that were born in our city. Under the slogan "Start IT up! In Poznań" we are presenting IT companies straight from Poznań: STX Next, summ-it, and Verseo, which on a daily basis implement huge international projects here.
We started the year of 2021 with the premiere of a new promotional movie of the Investor Relations Department, which was co-created with the representatives of Poznań business environment. The first half of this year has brought awards, further development of Poznań companies, new Investor Relations Department's publications and 10 new investments in priority sectors.
Global fintech FasterPay is ready to open its latest office, just in time for summer 2021. And, yes, it's in Poznań! The office will be located right in the heart of Poznań's city centre at K9, Krysiewicza 9. That's only a short walk from Stary Rynek and Zamek Cesarski. FasterPay's arrival is fantastic news for local businesses, who can use the platform to simplify a wide range of financial needs. But the business also brings with it many new job opportunities in digital.
Numerous job advertisements show that the knowledge of foreign languages is one of the skills, which is the most valued among employers. Employees of the Poznań modern services sector provide services in 30 different languages. The linguistic competence of the inhabitants is a huge advantage of Poznań.
Although last year brought a decline in Polish economy, the modern services sector has recorded the growth. The ALTEN Poland company also operates in this industry and has ended 2020 with the record results, increase of employment and two prestigious awards.
Poznań is a good location for running an IT business because of the access to the skilled workforce, rich education offer and infrastructure. This is confirmed by the report "IT Sector Investment Potential in Poznań", prepared by ManpowerGroup for the City of Poznań.
Recruitment for financial and accounting positions at Infosys Poland, which has been developing its team in Poznań for six months, is underway. Specialists with knowledge of foreign languages are sought.
A new company from the modern services sector will appear on the Poznań market soon. The B. Braun is one of the world-leading providers and manufacturers of solutions for the healthcare industry. The company has already gotten a factory in Nowy Tomyśl, while in Poznań it will run the european competence center responsible for the areas of finance, HR and IT.
The new Tuopu factory will manufacture components for electric cars. Total investment outlays will reach EUR 30 million. The investor plans to employ 450 people in the plant in Poznań. In entering the market, the company is supported by the Investor Relations Department of the City of Poznań and the Polish Investment and Trade Agency (PAIH).
Bright Coders' Factory - a dynamically developing software house with offices in Wrocław and Opole, starts operating on the Poznań market. Software development specialists are wanted!
During the annual CEE Business Services Summit&Awards 2021, the City of Poznań won in the "most dynamically developing city in Poland" category, beating Tri-City, Katowice and Bydgoszcz.
Moody's Investors Service and Fitch Ratings have confirmed Poznań's high rating. This means that the City has a very high ability to meet its obligations. Independently, institutions appreciate the prudent financial policy of the capital of Wielkopolska and the fact that it provides its inhabitants and residents with high-quality services.
We welcomed the year in Poznań with the air of festivity - we hosted events such as BSS Forum or Gala Outsourcing Stars during which we received our next Outsourcing Stars award in the City category. These were the only modern services sector events visited in large numbers in 2020 that took place in the real world, where we could be together. 2020 moved us all to the digital world.
In cooperation with employers from Poznań, we have prepared another edition of the folder "Find a job in Poznań!". We have collected offers from over 20 companies from the manufacturing industry, the business service sector (finance, accounting, customer service, marketing) and the IT industry. A total of over 100 job offers!
This year's edition of the Pozitive Technologies conference will start November 19, at 9:00. The event is organized by the City of Poznań and supported by local leaders of the IT sector. About 1 000 people from all over Poland have confirmed their participation. Throughout the day, there will be lectures by over 40 experts, interesting debates and a virtual Expo zone with stands of the event partners. Registration is still ongoing. Free tickets and the program are available at: https://pozitive.tech/. The conference will be held under the slogan "City of business and technology".
In a month, on November 19, the second edition of the POZITIVE TECHNOLOGIES conference will take place. This year, the participants of the event organized by the City of Poznań, supported by the leaders of the IT sector from Wielkopolska, will receive lectures by over 40 specialists, divided into 4 thematic paths. Participation in the conference is free of charge. Registration can be made at: pozitive.tech.
The Investor Relations Department's Internship Scholarships programme has been implemented since 2015. So far 38 people have benefited from this form of support. We have decided to take a look at their further careers. Let us also remind you that this year's call for internship scholarship applications is on until 31 October 2020.