Pomerania Development Agency (Agencja Rozwoju Pomorza S.A.) operates for the benefit of harmonious development of Pomerania region. It helps entrepreneurs to utilize funds from European Union. It supports local governments with seeking investors. It trains employees of the institutions involved in regional development programming. It participates in economic undertakings of regional significance.
The following units function in Agency’s structure:
- Regional Financing Institution – is a regional partner of Polish Agency for Enterprise Development. Manages and administers programmes of subsidies for micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises and for business environment institutions. Accepts, verifies and evaluates applications submitted under support programmes financed from EU support funds and in some cases also pays the subsidies.
- Investor Assistance Centre – is a regional partner of Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency. It promotes region’s investment offer, arranges visits and meetings for investors and economic missions. It collaborates with central and local governments, economic circles, commercial representative offices, diplomatic missions (embassies and consulates).
- Entrepreneurship Development Department – responsible for development of Union funds absorption capacities in the region: provides advice in the scope of implementation and management of investment projects, provides consulting services regarding applications for European Union programmes, popularizes information and knowledge about the possibilities of obtaining support funds for the benefit of regional development.