Schuman Associates is the leading consultancy in Brussels working on European funding and project financing. Delivering added-value and relevant content to our clients has always been a priority for us. To strengthen our local presence and strategy we have embarked on a new wave of local recruits in Romania, Poland and the Czech Republic. Our new colleagues will bring valuable experience to our local offices and support them in providing a hands on support to local and international companies in accessing business opportunities arising from EU funding. Schuman Associates has just launched its monthly ‘Country Digest’ to capture facts and other EU funding and relevant highlights. We are delighted to continue the series with Poland.
Schuman Associates Warsaw Office... Did you know?
Did you know that in 2019, Poland will celebrate 15 years since its EU accession?
Did you know that in 2018 the real GDP in Poland has grown by 4,3%? This places Poland as one of the fastest growing economies within the European Union?
Did you know that according to Eurostat, the unemployment rate in Poland is 4.5 %, below the EU average of 10.2% and way better since Poland joined the EU (18.97% in 2004)?
Did you know that Poland is the biggest beneficiary of EU funding with an allocation of 85.9 billion EUR from 2014-2020 European Structural & Investment Funds (ESI Funds)?
Did you know that ESI Funds in Poland are implemented by 6 National and 16 Regional Operational Programmes?
Did you know that so far Poland has absorbed 44 billion EUR (185,6 billion PLN) from 2014-2020 ESI Funds to almost 35 thousand projects?
Did you know that as a result of EU Funds usage, 12 thousand km of motorways & national roads and 57 km of broadband network were built in Poland?
Did you know that Frontex- EU Agency based in Warsaw, was recently expanded and upgraded to become the European Border and Coast Guard Agency?
Did you know that in order to answer to the great market demand and current clients’ needs, Schuman Associates opened an office in Warsaw in September 2016?
Did you know that by combining your network and experience in Brussels together with the direct access to relevant stakeholders and an understanding of the local context, you can increase your chances in winning EU-funded business?