Lublin Business Club together with the Department of Strategy and Entrepreneurship of Lublin City Hall launches Mentor Academy. It is dedicated to all startups that want to develop their business idea. It will be helped by a group of mentors-managers, who will share their experience, skills and know-how.
- The Academy is attended by approximately 20 experienced managers – mentors;
- Each Mentor will conduct 1 mentoring process with a selected Mentee;
- The process is scheduled for 6 sessions lasting from 60 to 90 minutes;
- The interval between the sessions is 2 – 3 weeks and the duration of the whole process is about 4 months;
- Mentees will be selected on the basis of application forms;
- Location and time of sessions to be agreed between Mentor and Mentee;
- Sessions will be conducted in accordance with the Global Code of Ethics;
- Participation in the program is free of charge.
tel. kom. 572 341 528
Lubartowska 30A/21, 20-400 Lublin
Samsung Inkubator Lublin
ul. Nadbystrzycka 38A, 20-501 Lublin
Inkubator Technologiczny LPNT
ul. Dobrzańskiego 1, 20-262 Lublin
tel. 81 534 61 00
Inkubator Przedsiębiorczości Alter
Al. Warszawska 102, 20-824 Lublin
tel. 690 900 633
ul. Frezerów 3, 20-209 Lublin
tel. 883 639 313
Związkowa 26, 20-148 Lublin
tel. 81 463 60 70
ul. Tomasza Zana 39A, 20-634 Lublin
Business Link Lublin
ul. Lipowa 4a, 20-027 Lublin
tel. 81 440 03 14
ul. Tomasza Zana 11A, 20-601 Lublin
tel. 81 447 59 09, 797 271 435
Inkubator Przedsiębiorczości Fundacji Rozwoju Lubelszczyzny
ul. Józefa Franczaka “Lalka” 43, 20-325 Lublin
tel. 81 710 19 00 wew.6
ul. Tomasza Zana 39a, 20-634 Lublin
tel. 722 202 010
Creative Business Cup
Creative Business Cup is a competition for startups, whose world final is held every year in Copenhagen. More than 70 countries are associated in the Creative Business Cup network. The City of Lublin became the National Partner of the competition in 2017. The City of Lublin organizes the national final, the winner of which receives a fully paid trip to the world finals as a reward. Participation in the event in Copenhagen is an opportunity for startups to present themselves in front of investors interested in both global, regional and local creative market.
Previous edition winners:
- 2017 – Aero Tower
- 2018 – ArtApp
- 2019 – Prevlly
For more information on the competition, please visit CBC website
+48 81 466 25 35
+48 81 466 25 35
Database of Business Environment Institutions (BIO)
Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Lublin
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Lublin was established in 1929. It is an organisation of economic self-government, gathering companies from Lublin Voivodship. The Chamber acts in the interests of its member companies and entrepreneurs. It represents the opinions of the business environment, and protects the economic interests of companies. It promotes member companies by providing information, training and advisory services of general and pro-innovative nature. The activities of the Chamber contribute to the creation of conditions for development of economic life and support of business initiatives of its members. The Chamber of Industry and Commerce, shapes and co-implements the regional economic policy with particular emphasis on the Lublin region.
Lublin Science and Technology Park
Lublin Science and Technology Park (Lubelski Park Naukowo-Technologiczny S.A.) is an organization operating by the Self-government of Lublin Voivodship and cooperating with University of Life Sciences in Lublin. Its task is to facilitate the flow of knowledge and experience between business and science. It helps beginning entrepreneurs take their first steps in running their own business by providing them with access to technical infrastructure and real estate on favorable terms, as well as by participating in technology transfer. LPNT also conducts free training, provides conference rooms, organizes events and competitions for owners of start-ups, offers assistance in accounting, law and marketing.
LuCreate Design Development Foundation
LuCreate Design Development Foundation is an organization working for the development of design in the region. Its main task is to build relations between talented, creative designers and the environment of culture, business and local communities, through various projects and events. The Foundation operates on the principle of coworking, which brings together specialists in the creative industry. Designers provide services to organizations, institutions, companies and local units in the field of urban space, architecture, industrial design, brand image and interior design. LuCreate Design Development Foundation is also actively involved in education in the field of design and promotion of projects, designers and products.
Lublin Business Club
The Lublin Business Club has been active since 2000, when a group of Lublin entrepreneurs took action to create an apolitical, independent and voluntary organization that would bring together entrepreneurs from across the region. Currently the club has 300 members. The aim of the institution is to initiate and strengthen relations in local business. The specific tasks of the Lublin Business Club are to provide professional advice in the field of law, IT and insurance, to organise training, courses and business conferences, and to search for cooperation partners. The Lublin Business Club also offers assistance in reducing business costs by purchasing joint life and property insurance, cell phone services, spring water or fuel.
Lublin Chamber of Crafts
The Lublin Crafts Chamber is an economic self-government organisation of crafts that unites guilds and craftsmen. The mission of the institution is to represent the affiliated craftsmen and organizations and to support economic development of crafts in the region. Moreover, the tasks of the Lublin Chamber of Crafts include providing instructional assistance to its members and conducting qualification examinations. So far the Chamber has conducted several hundred exams in several dozen occupations.
Entrepreneurship Council of Lublin
ul. Weteranów 24B
tel: 81 528 25 60
Entrepreneurship Council of Lublin Region was established in 2007 on the initiative of representatives of several business environment institutions and independent experts in the field of economy. The mission of the Council is to actively and effectively support economic development in the region. It pursues its objectives through the preparation of opinions, positions and expertise on the activities of local and government administration for the development of the region, as well as making their results available to the society of Lublin. Apart from that, the Entrepreneurship Council of Lublin constitutes the advisory and consultative organization for the governmental and self-governmental administration bodies.
Lublin Development Foundation
Lublin Development Foundation is one of the oldest Regional Development Agencies in Poland and Central Europe. It was established in 1991 on the initiative of institutions whose mission was to support the economic development of the Lublin region. The founders included the Governor of Lublin, the Municipality of Lublin and several banks and financial institutions. The same goals have been pursued by the Foundation ever since. By organizing training, providing advisory services, issuing credit guarantees and sureties, granting loans, supporting venture capital, acquiring grants from EU funds and matching entrepreneurs, the organization works for the development of the region and local businesses.
Lublin Agency for Entrepreneurship Support
Lublin Agency for Entrepreneurship Support was created to perform tasks related to the implementation of Priority Axis I and II of the Regional Operational Programme for the Lublin Voivodeship for 2007-2013. After the project was completed, it began to perform tasks related to information and promotion from the new financial perspective 2014-2020. The Agency is responsible for receiving and evaluating applications and project plans. From among the applications it selects those which will receive funding from the Programme’s funds. It also provides accreditation to consulting contractors.
Foundation for Lubelskie Development
Foundation for Lubelskie Development has been operating since 1993. Over the years it has established hundreds of contacts with business environment institutions, entrepreneurs, universities, local governments, as well as institutions working to build and strengthen civil society. The Foundation works to support initiatives aimed at strengthening human capital in cooperation with local governments and labor market institutions. Moreover, through its initiatives, the organization supports the development of European integration, agriculture and rural areas, science, technology and innovation, environmental protection as well as science and culture.
Foundation Center for Local Development
Foundation Center for Local Development is a non-governmental organization, whose mission is to support development in the region, promote European integration and develop cooperation with national and international institutions. The foundation’s activity is based on consulting and training for private enterprises, farmers, NGOs and local governments. The organization also prepares analyses, expertise and reports, as well as conducts and finances scientific research. The foundation’s tasks also include initiating and maintaining contact with organizations at home and abroad.
Business Centre Club
Business Centre Club is a nationwide organisation established in 1991. It is one of the most prestigious Polish business clubs for individual employers. More than 2,500 entities from various industries belong to the BCC. Members include multinational corporations, telecommunications companies, insurance and financial institutions, manufacturers in various fields of manufacturing, law firms, publishing companies, and universities. The Lublin Region is home to the Lublin Lodge of the BCC, one of 24 lodges in Poland.
BNI is a nationwide organization. Under its name operate local groups of entrepreneurs who want to establish business relations with other companies in the region. The basis of the organisation is networking. In the Lublin region there is BNI Fortuna. Its members meet every Tuesday at 7:00 for breakfast. During the meeting, they exchange experiences, recommend solutions, present completed projects and thus strengthen business relations. It is possible to join BNI by contacting them via e-mail or social media.
Employers of the Lublin Area
The Union of Employers of the Lublin Region was established in 2002 as an economic and social organisation, associating enterprises from the Lubelskie Voivodeship. The mission of the union is to provide its members with assistance in implementing economic projects. The most important areas important for business, in which ZWZL offers support, are: legislation, integration with the European Union, tax system, sphere of public finances and foreign trade. The Union cooperates with administrative and local authorities, as well as with business-related organisations. Attention is also paid to correct labour relations in associated companies.
Regional Chamber of Commerce
The Regional Chamber of Commerce in Lublin has been operating since 1993. It is a member of the National Chamber of Commerce. As an independent organisation of economic self-government, it brings together entrepreneurs from the whole Lubelskie voivodship on a voluntary basis. At present it has over 130 members. The most important tasks of the Chamber include representing the interests of associated entrepreneurs in the business environment, as well as before governmental and self-governmental authorities. RIG organizes seminars, lectures, conferences, competitions, training courses, co-organizes economic fairs and exhibitions, as well as industry integration meetings. Moreover, the Chamber provides advisory services in the field of law, finance and economy dedicated to its members.
Organization of Lublin Region Employers “Lewiatan”
The Organization of Lublin Region Employers Lewiatan was established in 2001. It is the representative in the Lublin region of the nationwide, prestigious Lewiatan Confederation. The institution brings together Lublin-based entrepreneurs from various sectors. Its most important tasks include representing and protecting the interests of affiliated employers, as well as establishing and maintaining relations with other national and foreign associations of entrepreneurs in order to exchange experience. The organization organizes trainings, conferences, social consultations and industry meetings.
Lublin Employers’ Forum
Lublin Employers’ Forum has been functioning since 1991 as an independent and self-governing employers’ organization, associating members on a voluntary basis. Its tasks include protection of rights and good property, as well as representing the interests of affiliated entrepreneurs. The activities undertaken by the Forum are to promote the undertakings of its members, and in matters concerning the city and the region to represent their interests. Important tasks of the institution include initiating and maintaining relations with other organizations of employers, as well as with similar foreign institutions. Moreover, the organization offers assistance in case of any economic or legal difficulties that arise in the business activities of any of its members.
The Chamber of Craft and Entrepreneurship in Lublin
The Chamber of Craft and Enterprise in Lublin is a socio-professional crafts self-government organisation. It functions as a federation of employers, uniting guilds, craft cooperatives and other units on a voluntary basis. The tasks of the Chamber include the protection of the rights and representation of the interests of the crafts and of the associated units. In addition, the Chamber provides its members with advice and instruction in the areas of law, economics, taxation and finance. In addition, the Chamber holds qualification examinations and organizes vocational training courses.
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