Lodz Special Economic Zone offers for companies from SME sector:
Higher level of state aid
One of the objectives of Lodz SEZ is to support SME for which it is more difficult to function on the market. Level of state aid for SME is higher than for large enterprises and in Lodz SEZ reaches 60% of eligible investment costs or two-year labour costs for medium and 70% of the same costs for small companies.
Investment area and small-size office space
Areas for investment in Lodz SEZ are plots of at least 0,5 ha located in different subzones in the Lodz region, Wielkopolska and Masovia. We also offer office space included in the Zone’s status, where one can realize activity in such sectors as BPO or IT.
Support for business
Within support for implementation of investments Lodz SEZ’s employees help Investors in contacts with network owners and in preparation of applications for issuance of connection conditions. We realize Partner Programme namely a database of reliable, proven partners in different branches from technical projects, through construction, supervision, equipment and recruitment of employees as well as other services (financial, advisory, etc.).
What is also important:
- Lodz SEZ’s good contacts with local authorities and administration workers responsible for service of investors, which accelerates procedure of obtaining permit for realization of activity in Lodz SEZ,
- realization of free trainings concerning taxes in Lodz SEZ by leading consulting companies (so-called Big Four: PwC, EY, KPMG and Deloitte),
- animation of contacts and cooperation between companies and vocational schools concerning creation of vocational training classes, adaptation of school curriculum to requirements and expectations of future employers,
- support in establishing contacts with potential foreign partners, information about visits of foreign entrepreneurs searching for business partners, suppliers, recipients, distributors.