The Smart Development Forum is a "unique congress of the future," a unique science and technology event dedicated to the dissemination of cutting-edge research and innovative technologies that have a good chance of market success and improving the standard and safety of our lives now or in the coming years.
The congress serves to establish lasting relationships between visionary entrepreneurs, outstanding Polish scientists focused on cooperation with business, investors and local government officials creating attractive conditions for locating business in their regions.
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The forum is a brand that attracts industry leaders
Forum is a platform for discussion, gain knowledge about the economy
Make professional and business contacts
Promote your own business, enhance your organization’s image
Learn about the latest trends in a booming market
Get access to program materials, presentations, panel discussions led by world-class industry experts
Hold up to dozens of business meetings in one place
Since the forum's inception, a leading theme has been the challenges of innovators in transferring knowledge from science to business and successfully bringing new or improved services and products to market.
Attention is focused not only on implementation projects, but also on basic research, without which innovations will not emerge - and it is precisely such projects that we particularly promote in order to increase the chances of using this research in future business practice.
The Smart Development Forum is an excellent balance between science , and business. Congresses like the FIR are needed for a simple reason: the whole business-science trust is based on human relations. The forum provides an opportunity for dialogue and learning about each other's capabilities and limitations. It is extremely important to talk behind the scenes, participate in panels, through which we build the conviction that the foundation is people. The worlds of business and science are completely different, but during the Smart Development Forum they are united by dialogue and jointly finding compromises and ideas for a better tomorrow
A key role in the process of creating and implementing innovation is played by the synergy of science, business and local government. The Smart Development Forum is a unique place that initiates and supports work at the interface of these three areas. Numerous panel sessions, presentations by representatives of the scientific community, business and public institutions, as well as b2b talks provide an excellent space for exchanging experiences and establishing new business contacts.
It should be noted that at the Gala of the Polish Intelligent Development Award, statuettes were presented to entities that show in their work a continuous focus on the future, providing the basis for sustainable economic development of the country. During the Fourth Forum, the award was given in nine categories: scientist of the future, innovative technologies of the future, resident- and investor-friendly local government, resident- and investor-friendly local government, institute of the future, director of the institute of the future, innovation in education, visionary president and native recognized brand.
The Smart Development Forum is an excellent initiative. It brings together the world of science, business, local governments. A large number of debates allows to learn a wide spectrum of views on innovation, on intelligent approach to our future. The unique formula, the possibility of free discussions increases the value of the Forum. Also the place - Uniejów - where a lot has changed since investing in geothermal energy, is an example as open-mindedness and courage can change reality. The organizers - the Center for Intelligent Development, Eurocreator and Uniejów do it efficiently and effectively. It is really worth being here!
Participation in the Smart Development Forum allowed to meet many personalities from the world of science and business. Talking together and receiving an award provided motivation for further scientific work. The Forum provided information on how to effectively cooperate with business and build effective teams. For us as scientists, it enabled a more implementation-oriented view of research work.
I sincerely congratulate all the Laureates of the Polish Intelligent Development Award (...). Joining such a noble group of winners is a source of pride, gives you personal satisfaction and motivates you to do more
I would like to congratulate all this year's Laureates of the Polish Intelligent Development Awards 2018, being convinced that thanks to initiatives such as the Intelligent Development Forum, and the projects that have been awarded, Poland will become a leader of innovative godpods.
Jestem przekonana, że przyznawanie Polskiej Nagrody Inteligentnego Rozwoju przyczyni się w istotnym stopniu do podniesienia świadomości wielu środowisk naukowych, biznesowych i samorządowych w obszarze inteligentnych specjalizacji oraz komercjalizacji dokonań naukowo-technicznych. Inicjatywa ta niewątpliwie służy podkreśleniu kluczowej roli nowatorskich rozwiązań w życiu gospodarczym i społecznym.
The forum is a dozen conferences, dozens of speakers and exchange of opinions, experiences of professionals from the world of business, science and local government and government institutions. We want cooperation on these three levels to be the best possible, and I think our forum will contribute significantly to this. There will be panels devoted to innovative economy and smart growth, as well as the most important challenges facing the Polish economy.
This prestigious event will be an excellent opportunity to present the joint achievements of universities, business and local government. By combining our efforts and supporting technology transfer together we support the development of the Polish economy based on knowledge, modern technology and innovation.
The event provides an opportunity to exchange views and experiences of various circles and to promote the achievements of scientists and researchers, innovative Polish companies, as well as to present the offer of investment areas of local governments. I hope that the discussions undertaken at the Forum will bring concrete results and inspire both the world of science, entrepreneurs, as well as decision-makers to introduce beneficial changes affecting the building of the country's competitive advantage based on knowledge and innovative solutions.
I warmly greet all the participants of the Intelligent Development Forum. I pay tribute to the organizers of the conference, which serves to consolidate Polish potential. Your deliberations, bringing together entrepreneurs, scientists and local government officials, are a very valuable undertaking. They allow the exchange of experience and ideas, and above all contribute to the creation of a synergistic effect in the cooperation of these important circles. I hope that also at this Forum many interesting ideas will be formed and many valuable projects will be initiated, serving Polish innovation and development.
The Polish Smart Growth Award has been awarded since 2016 to scientists, investors and organizations whose activities affect the sustainable development of the economy and society. In my opinion, this is a very valuable initiative, in which innovation in various areas of life is appreciated. It is also a great honor and ennoblement for scientists and organizations whose work, often for the first time, is noticed and awarded, which mobilizes further intensive work. The great value of the Polish Intelligent Development Award is the popularization and promotion of current research directions and results, which is extremely important in times of lack of communication between the scientific community, the business sphere and society.
The Smart Development Forum is an extremely valuable event. Thanks to the Polish Intelligent Development Award, we can reach a wider audience with the results of our research. The Intelligent Development Forum is an extremely important event for science but also for business.
This is an incredibly interesting event for me. We can observe a great deal of development trends at it and see how important it is to emphasize the applied nature of science for business, economy and development. The forum confirms that the era of creating science for science and for the so-called drawer is behind us. It is a fantastic opportunity to make business contacts.