Upper Silesian Agency for Entrepreneurship and Development Ltd. (GAPR) in Gliwice is a company with the City of Gliwice as the main shareholder, whose task is especially to support micro, small and medium-sized enterprises.
For 15 years, the Agency is has intensively been working for the benefit of science, business and local government. It creates favourable conditions for formation of new enterprises and growth of the existing ones.
New Gliwice’ Business and Education Centre
GAPR Business Centre.
Industrial Parks in Żory and Bytom
Silesian Science and Technology Centre of Aviation Industry Ltd. (GAPR is the main shareholder)
GAPP Technological Incubator in Rybnik (GAPR Ltd. is the sole shareholder)
GAPR. is the main shareholder of the Silesian Science and Technology Centre of Aviation Industry Ltd. in Czechowice – Dziedzice – the most modern European centre for testing and manufacturing composite construction elements with the use of autoclave technology as well as thin play technology. Through the involvement of capital in the Centre GAPR supports development of aviation and innovative industry.
INVESTMENT AREAS – BUSINESS ACTIVITY ZONE
'New Gliwice' Education and Business Centre offers office spaces and several acres of investment areas covered with tax preferences for economic activities in the field of new technologies.
Agency possesses modern facilities and extremely attractive investment areas for development in Gliwice and Żory.
INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER
GAPR. is an efficient business stakeholder. It provides a platform for dialogue and cooperation among Silesian entrepreneurs, state authorities and local government, and it is the ideal place for those seeking innovative solutions. Cooperation with scientists makes it a perfect partner in commercialization of scientific and technological research in economy.
REAL SUPPORT FOR SCIENCE, BUSINESS AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Implementation of tens of the EU projects and accreditation of the National System of Services operating within PARP make GAPR Ltd. the place providing a wide range of services for business, science, and local government:
Comprehensive assistance not only in specific subject matters but also provision of space for business start-ups as well as help in obtaining EU funds
Establishment of contacts with foreign partners, commercialization of new technological or other innovative solutions, advisory, information and training services, energy audits,group purchases of electric energy
FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS
Loan Fund provided by GAPR Ltd. is an attractive alternative for external financing of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises launching or developing their operations.