Poznan Science and Technology Park

Poznan Science and Technology Park

Poznan Science and Technology Park (PSTP) is the first technology park in Poland (1995). It is operated (as the key department) by Adam Mickiewicz University Foundation, a non-profit organization with the mission to stimulate collaboration between science and industry to activate the regional development via innovation, technology transfer and international cooperation.

PSTP runs 4 main activities:

R&D activity:  research services for companies, contracted research and “technology incubation” i.e. preparation and testing of technologies based on university research results through 5 research centres. PSTP owns patents – there are now 72 patents and patent applications.
Start-ups incubation– including entrepreneurship courses at university, business plan competition, coaching start-ups, investment readiness and investors fora. PSTP as a seed- invested 1,5 mln euro in 13 technological start-ups.
Technology transfer and innovation promotion – scouting technologies, provision of information, consulting, assisting in technology transfer, science and business collaboration,  academic entrepreneurship.
Infrastructure provision – rental of equipped laboratories and office space, creation of innovation friendly environment. There are now 80 tenants in PSTP: R&D centres of large companies, technology start-ups and innovative SMEs as well as some research institutions.