Upper Silesian Accelerator for Commercial Enterprises Ltd. is a company Business Support Organisation that provides services supporting development and entrepreneurship.
GAPR, as a dynamic Business Support Organisation, is a platform for dialogue and cooperation between Silesian entrepreneurs and state and local government bodies.
It is also an ideal place for those looking for innovative solutions. Cooperation with scientists makes it an excellent partner in the process of commercialising the results of scientific and technological research in the economy. GAPR Ltd. focuses on high technology services, which in combination with new transport routes, modern facilities and available land for development makes the company an exceptionally attractive investment.
In addition, the Company makes effective use of EU funds by implementing innovative projects that have the potential to genuinely improve the competitiveness of the region and significantly support entrepreneurial attitudes, paving the way for the creation and implementation of innovations. GAPR is the coordinator of the MedSilesia Cluster – Silesian Network of Medical Devices, which was granted the status of Key National Cluster by the Ministry of Economy in 2016. The cluster currently associates 110 entities, 85% of which are enterprises operating or offering services in the sector of technologies, devices and medical devices, the remaining Partners are research and development units, universities from our region.
GAPR Ltd.. implements its priorities using a range of high-quality services, including:
- training services
- business consulting, including revitalisation, audit of marketing needs, marketing audit of a young company, strategic business audit, innovation audit,
- energy audits, group purchases of electricity,
- comprehensive investor services, including investor supervision,
- comprehensive substantive support services for external funding, including from national funds and Horizon 2020,
- financial support through the Loan Fund as an attractive alternative to external financing for SMEs,
- assistance in finding foreign business and scientific partners,
- organization of conferences, study visits, business trips, trade missions and other meetings, renting comfortable office, storage and production space in modern facilities located in Gliwice, Żory and Bytom,
- investment areas in Gliwice, Żory and Bytom which are attractive locations for business.
The high quality of services provided by GAPR Ltd.. has been confirmed by the ISO 9001:2015 quality management certificate in the field of training services, pro-innovative advisory services and financial services – granting loans, as well as the accreditation granted by the Ministry of Development in the field of pro-innovative services for the SME sector.