Connect Poland Prize
Connect Poland Prize is an acceleration program that aims to support foreign start-ups to develop their business in Poland.
For whom is the Connect Poland Prize project created?
The Connect Poland Prize Accelerator is addressed to start-up teams coming from abroad (outside Poland), which, by applying to the program, are declaring their willingness to establish and register a company on the territory of Poland.
The program invites originators operating in the areas of: Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), bioeconomy, pharmaceutical biotechnology, but also accepts solutions that are in line with the scope of the National Smart Specializations (NSS) - https://smart.gov.pl/en/.
What does a start-up receive?
🚩 financial support (I stage: max 50K PLN; II stage: max PLN 250K)
🚩 equity-free Acceleration and Soft-landing programs
🚩 expert support during the entire development process
🚩 the possibility of attracting investors and business partners
… and more!
Project Connect Poland Prize co-financed by the European Union through the European Regional Development Fund within the Smart Growth Operational Programme 2014–2020, Priority Axis II: Support for the environment and capacity of enterprise for R&D&I activity, Measure 2.5 Acceleration Programmes- Poland Prize
Project value: 10 136 815 PLN
Participation of the European Union: 9 732 452 PLN
The program is operated by Lublin Science and Technology Park (LSTP), working for the economic development and innovation of the Lublin region.
The Connect Poland Prize project runs from 1 July 2021 to 31 October 2023 and consists of the following rounds of recruitment:
ROUND I - Completed
ROUND II - Completed
ROUND III - In progress (Substantive evaluation of applications)
ROUND IV - In progress (The call for applications is open from 16/05/2022 to 30/06/2022)
ROUND V - Coming soon