Investments in new technologies and innovations are the core elements supporting economic development. On average, in Europe, 2% of GDP is devoted to research and development, whereas in Poland it is only 0.9 %.
In Poland, the production of primary energy is based mainly on fossil fuels. They are the 9th biggest deposits in the world. Hard coal and brown coal have been number one resources for many years. They cover almost 56% of the demand.
Poland’s accession to the EU, has become a significant factor in development acceleration. This required a number of both pre- and post-accession grants and subsidies, enabling adaptation of production facilities to the European standards.
One of the Fund’s investment areas is waste industry and therefore, the Fund is interested in implementing projects aimed to increase the amount of the processed waste, which, being collected, endanger the natural environment.
Polish transport market - is a highly developed market from the European perspective. Since 2004, when Poland joined the EU, continuous investment and development of transport infrastructure significantly determined the level and quality of transport services.
Tourism is a crucial area of economic and social activities. Touristic activity is one of the ways of measuring the living status of the citizens; it is also an indicator of the civilizational development of the societies.