Engineering Sector Collaboration: Polish public sector companies have, in the past, played a substantial role in development of mining and power sectors in India. They have collaborated in reorganization of some Indian collieries, besides supplying mining machinery, equipment, technical know-how and training.
India Show at Poznan (June 2014): India showcased its engineering prowess in the ‘India Show’ at Poznan, Poland in June 2014, in which more than 100 Indian engineering companies, chiefly from the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises sector, participated. The event coincided with ITM Poznan, Poland’s biggest technology and machine tools fair and was coordinated by EEPC and Ministry of Commerce and Department of Heavy Industries. India was granted ‘Partner Country’ status by the Government of Poland.
India’s IT & ICT Sector in Poland: Indian companies have sensed opportunities in Poland for over a decade and have made it a destination of choice for near-shoring operations targeted at Europe. Around thirteen Indian IT companies, employing more than 10,000 professionals, are currently active in Poland.
First Poland-India IT forum in Krakow (July 2015): The flagship Digital India programme, unveiled in India on July 1, 2015 was showcased at the first Poland India IT Forum in Krakow in July 2015. The IT Forum was held at the premises of AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow and was jointly organized by Małopolska Region, Poland India Business Council, the AGH University. It was supported by the Ministry of Administration and Digitization of Poland and the Embassy of India, Warsaw. The aim of the forum was to highlight the growing engagement in the IT sectors between Indian and Poland and find synergies for future cooperation. Dr N.R. Narayana Murthy, co-founder of Infosys, was honoured with a Doctor Honoris Causa by the AGH University during the event.