Business Opportunity: municipal water infrastructure in Poland

Business Opportunity: municipal water infrastructure in Poland

Apr 27, 2016
Clean water
Water technology

Poland to receive EUR 2.4 billion for water infrastructure and management

Poland has a large demand for cleantech solutions and will receive EUR 2.4 billion during 2014–2020 for water infrastructure and waste water management. The investments are mainly funded by EU structural funds. Allocation of this sum of money for projects starts right now.

In municipal water and waste water sector, investments are expected to be completed by end of 2018 including: constructing of 16 000 km of sewage lines, building over 90 new waste water treatment plants of smaller scale, modernizations and extensions in over 300 plants. In addition, modernization of sludge treatment in almost 200 waste water treatment plants is due. The Małopolska region around Kraków is the 2nd biggest recipient of the structural funding in Poland. 

Concrete business opportunities

There have been identified actual business opportunities, where fat from food industry is an issue in waste water treatment plants. There are also potential projects for smart-metering cases. Finland with its 300 companies in water sector has reliable, scalable and tested world class technology in water management sector.  

Following steps

Ms. Lenita Toivakka, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development of Finland, will be leading a business delegation visit to Poland (Kraków & Warsaw) on June 13-15th, 2016. Read more about the visit (here) and Poland and the focus sectors in the pdf-attachment: Why POLAND

Finpro will organize cleantech and water infrastructure business seminars in Kraków & Warsaw. Invitee lists includes Polish municipal utilities, suppliers and contractors. Networking and match-making event will follow the seminar.

Interested in this opportunity? 

More information: 

Kari Vähäkangas
Commercial Councellor, Finpro Poland
M: +48 609 696 666 

Zofia Stelmaszczyk
Senior Advisor, Finpro Poland
M: +48 601 985202

Nina Jacoby
Senior Advisor, Finpro
M: +358 41 442 7786

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