History of the Krakow Technology Park

2017

the zone expanded to 949.66 ha (23466.66 acres)

 

organisation of OpenLivingLab Days 2017 conference in cooperation with ENoLL

 

KPT celebrates 20 years, and is awarded prizes: Małopolska Nagroda Gospodarcza (Małopolska Economic Award), Business Oak (Dąb Biznesu), and Reliable for Business (Rzetelni dla Biznesu)

 

Digital Dragons 2017 conference, with over 1500 participants

2016

the special economic zone zone expanded to 866.79 ha (2141.89 acres)

 

KTP building awarded prize in Kraków mój dom (My Home Kraków) competition organised by Dziennik Polski local daily in the category of commercial buildings; the jury acknowledged remarkable architectural solutions and praised arrangement of common space designed for the Kraków Technology Park tenants

 

Digital Dragons 2016 conference, with over 1300 participants

2015

new headquarters for the Kraków Technology Park: opening of the new seat at ul. Podole 60

 

publication of the STRATEGIA SMART_KOM report, that is a roadmap for smart solutions in the Kraków Metropolitan Area

 

incorporation of Innoventure fund

 

ENoLL accreditation: Kraków Living Lab becomes one of Poland’s two certified living lab centres.

 

Digital Dragons 2015 conference, with 1100 participants

2014

expansion of the zone to 707.78 ha (1748.96 acres)

 

approval of new company strategy for 2014–20

 

Digital Dragons 2014 conference, with 822 participants

2013

expansion of the zone to 628.5 ha (1553.06 acres)

 

SMART_KOM. Kraków in the Network of Smart Cities project launched

 

Digital Dragons 2013 conference, with 598 participants

2012

organisation of the Digital Dragons: the first conference for the video games industry (300 participants)

2011

expansion of the zone to cover 558.71 ha (1380.60 acres)

 

the 100th permit for operation in the Kraków special economic zone issued; it was presented to Capita

 

publication of report entitled Perspektywa Technologiczna Kraków – Małopolska 2020 – Wyzwania rozwojowe / Technology Perspective Kraków – Małopolska 2020: Development Challenges presenting 10 technologies crucial for the development of Małopolska together with the scenarios necessary for their implementation

2010

ground-breaking for the construction of Małopolska Information Technology Park (MITP) in Pychowice

 

modification of the borders, the special economic zone changes its area to cover 523.39 ha (1293.33 acres)

2009

approval of the new company strategy for 2009–14

Business in Małopolska Centre providing services for investors set up in partnership with the Office of the Marshal of the Małopolska Region and Małopolska Regional Development Agency (MARR)

 

KPT celebrates 10 years

 

KPT Seed Fund set up

new company strategy for 2009–13 approved

 

Kraków Technology Park joins the European Business & Innovation Centre Network (EBN)

 

the special economic zone expanded to cover 528.83 ha (1306.77 acres)

2008

the Polish Council of Ministers undertakes to expand the special economic zone by 117.45 ha (290.23 acres), in the wake of the decision the zone grows to over 416 ha (1027.96 acres) and encompasses successive subzones for investment in Oświęcim, Gdów, Wolbrom, Andrychów, and Słomniki

 

the Technology Incubator building is completed, the company changes its headquarters moving to ul. Jana Pawła II 37 (later renamed ul. prof. M. Życzkowskiego 14)

 

Perspektywa Technologiczna Kraków–Małopolska 2020 / Technology Perspective Kraków – Małopolska 2020 project launched

Invest in Małopolska project launch; it encompasses the multimedia sculpture Małopolska Tree of Innovation and Investment and the first Annual Business in Małopolska Meeting for entrepreneurs from the region

2007

the special economic zone is extended to 298.88 ha (acres), and now encompasses plots in Nowy Sącz, Niepołomice, and Dobczyce

2005

shared accounting and financial services centres (BPOs) and companies intending to open call centres granted the opportunity to invest within the special economic zone

 

the status of the zone is extended to 2 buildings offering office space: Kraków Business Park in Zabierzów and in Brama Bronowicka

 

setting up a subzone covering 140 ha (345.95 acres) in Niepołomice, in this way boosting the total space offered by the zone to 262 ha (647.42 acres)

MPP incorporated, MAN Trucks company enters the zone

 

contract on the construction of the Technology Incubator (Measure 1.3 of the Sectoral Operational Program: Improvement of Competitiveness of. Enterprises (SPO WKP)) signed

2004

the company changes its name to Krakowski Park Technologiczny sp. z o.o.

the special economic zone opens to the modern services sector

2003

approval of new company strategy for 2003–08

2001

setting up a subzone in Tarnów, increasing the total area of the special economic zone to 120 ha (296.53 acres)

2000

the KTP is one of the first Polish technology parks to join the International Association of Science Parks and Areas of Innovation (IASP)

1999

first permits to operate in the zone issued, with Comarch and Motorola among the recipients

1997

special economic zone covering the area of 66 ha is established; it operates in three subzones: Pychowice, Czyżyny, Branice (HTS), all within the administrative borders of Kraków

 

commercial company under the name of Centrum Zaawansowanych Technologii – Kraków sp. o.o. is set up to manage the special economic zone

 

The company was incorporated by the initiators of development of the special economic zone: the Municipality of Kraków, the Jagiellonian University, the Kraków University of Technology (PK), the AGH University of Science and Technology, Tadeusz Sendzimir Steelworks, and the State Treasury represented by the Governor (Voivode)

 

 

Contact

phone + 48 12 640 19 40

fax  + 48 12 640 19 45

 

 

biuro@kpt.krakow.pl

Krakow Technology Park

ul. Podole 60

30-394 Kraków

 

NIP 675-11-57-834

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