Made in Wrocław is an event that presents products, inventions and technologies created in the capital of Lower Silesia. Among the speakers, there were m.in. President Rafał Dutkiewicz, Grzegorz Dzik (Impel), Michał Sadowski (Brand24) and Paweł Marchewka (Techland).
Made in Wroclaw are two events – a conference attended by representatives of the business world and politicians, and a trade fair for everyone interested in innovation.
During the conference, the President, citing the latest Eurostat data, showed that in the Lower Silesian Voivodeship the employment rate in the last 10 years was the fastest among all 276 regions in the European Union.
Then, Ewa Kaucz informed about the newly opened acceleration project for the startups in Lower Silesia. It will be implemented based on the know-how of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The project will be created in cooperation with m.in. MIT Enterprise Forum Poland and Wroclaw Technology Park.
Wroclaw startups with successes
In the second part called “Map of Wrocław innovations” presented four Wroclaw startups – XTML, Woodpecker, Flash Robotics (they presented first social robot) and Nestmedic, which were already successful and shared their experiences with the guests of the event.
During the conference, it was also considered whether there are so-called unicorns, or start-ups worth over $ 1 billion. The panel was attended by:
- Paweł Bochniarz – president of the board of the Entrepreneurship of Technology Foundation,
- Andrzej Przybyło – president of the management board of AB S.A.,
- D.E. Magdalena Król from KGHM Cuprum,
- Antoni Waldemar Morawski – president of the board of Wroclaw Research Center EIT +,
- Maciej Balsewicz – managing partner of bValue
- Radek Radajewski, CEO 303 Ventures LLP.
The moderator of the conversation was Roman Młodkowski, program director of the Polish edition of Forbes.
In the third part of “Digital Wroclaw 2030 – yesterday, today and tomorrow IT industry in Wroclaw” was devoted to the IT market in Wroclaw. Grzegorz Pabian, UBS general director, talked about the city’s advantages in the eyes of global corporations, also wondered if the capital of Lower Silesia is a European hub.
In the last part the speakers gave advice to young entrepreneurs and also talked about their successes Michał Sadowski, the president of Brand24 board discussed eight good practices of gaining clients, and Paweł Tkaczyk from MIDEA Sp.z oo talked about what the Dalai Lama can teach how it is useful in business.
During the event, you could take part in competitions and win, among others Vozilla vouchers (electric car rental), tickets to the zoo and aquapark. The organizers of Made in Wrocław were the city of Wrocław and the Wrocław Agglomeration Development Agency.