“Technopark Gliwice” Science and Technology Park is a modern center of academic business support. The company came into being in April 2004 and it was founded by the three shareholders: the City of Gliwice, the Silesian University of Technology, and Katowice Special Economic Zone. The main activity of the park is a creation and promotion of innovative and advanced technology companies and transfer of innovative technologies from the Silesian University of Technology and R+D units to small and medium-sized enterprises.
“Technopark Gliwice” is a modern building with an area of more than 2000m2, most of which is used for rental premises for modern enterprises. Currently in the building are located 28 innovative companies. Several of them are representing the high level of technology, but the vast majority of them constitutes newly created initiatives – a companies whose owners or employed persons are mostly university graduates, mainly from the Silesian University of Technology.
“Technopark Gliwice” has a well-developed offer for entrepreneurs, students and university graduates. The proximity of the Silesian University of Technology, access to modern, well-equipped premises and innovative devices, as well as numerous training and specialized consultancy run by qualified coaches, those are just some of the attributes of our institution.
Among services addressed to enterprises you can find innovation audits, mentoring and consulting packages and the opportunity to join the Virtual Business Incubator, which allows to register your company at a prestigious address without necessity to rent a room.
In our park we focus on supporting academic entrepreneurship. Extensive cooperation with various science and technology institutions, universities, science parks, and foreign organizations, as well as a number of projects that have been realized, confirmed the role of the park in the development of entrepreneurship not only in our region. The support for academic entrepreneurship provided by ‘Technopark Gliwice’ science and technology park includes trainings for students who participate in implemented projects, consultancy for scientists and students, co-financing of 60 newly established business entities and 16 incubated enterprises established on the premises of the Park.
“Technopark Gliwice” Machine Park enables us to offer specialized services such as the production
of machines’ elements and devices using methods of Rapid Prototyping, coordinate measurements or waterjet machining of objects – in 3D, and 3D design using CATIA and Solid Edge software.
One of the many initiatives of Park is ‘The Day of Science and Industry’, which is realized once a year since 2009. The idea behind the event is to present the latest achievements of innovative companies, universities and research units from the Silesian region, in the form of experiments and interactive projects. The project aims to contribute to the promotion of technological innovation and research among Silesia residents. Moreover, it is a great opportunity for the representatives of science and industry to meet and to establish cooperation.