Polish-American Innovation Week
The Polish Foreign Ministry
The Polish Consulate in Los Angeles
On November 16-21, 2014, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will host Polish-American Innovation Week (PAIW) in California. The event is organized in cooperation with a group of Polish institutional partners (The Ministry of Science and Higher Education, The National Research and Development Center, The Polish Agency for Enterprise Development, The Polish Patent Office, The Ministry of Economy, and The Ministry of Environment). The aim of the project is to promote Polish achievements and ideas in high technology and innovation.
The program will include a series of economic and scientific promotional events that show Poland as a modern innovative country -- a place where creative people and their ideas stimulate technologic advancements and stimulate the economic sector in the fields of ICT [Information and Communications Technology], cleantech, the life sciences, creative industries, modern financial services, etc. The Polish innovation sector will be presented as attractive and appealing to American companies.
Participants will include representatives of the American administration including delegates from the governing bodies of San Francisco and Los Angeles, and representatives of the US Department of State and the US Department of Commerce.
The event will be held in Los Angeles and San Francisco/Silicon Valley. Innovation Week is a series of conferences, debates and lectures aimed at deepening mutual cooperation between American and Polish partners and will include representatives from the government, the business sector, and the world of research and science.
Polish-American Innovation Week will promote Polish design and include presentations about technologies developed by selected Polish companies in the creative industry, biomedicine, the financial sector and the capital market, IT [Information Technology] / ICT, science, design, etc.
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