‘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 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.
The area of Technopark Gliwice is around 2 hectares and it includes 2 modern buildings with more than 4000m2 of surface, most of which is used for rental premises for modern enterprises. Currently Technopark Gliwice render services for 75 innovative companies. Several of them are representing the high level of technology, but the vast majority of them are newly created initiatives – a companies whose owners or employed persons are mostly university graduates, mainly from the Silesian University of Technology. Technopark has a well-developed offer for students, university graduates and entrepreneurs. 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 only some of the advantages 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.
Technopark 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 many initiatives of Technopark Gliwice is The Day of Science and Industry, which is organized once a year since 2009. The idea behind the event is to present the latest achievements of innovative companies, universities and R&D 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.