Creative industries and small production are welcome to Cēsis

Cēsis encourages small business in creative industries and also small production (with less pollution).

The companies in the city look for markets not only in Baltic Sea region but lot of them – in the whole world. The municipality has its grant programme for small business that help establish and contribute to several dozen of new companies or products each year.

The cultural, sport and education institutions want to establish exchange with similar institutions in other UBC member cities.

Invest in Jõhvi

Jõhvi is open to investments and startups. The main sectors, where the biggest investments are exected, are: production, processing, logistics and also robotics. In addition, the growing sector is tourism.
 
01.11.2018 to 30.11.2018

More information will follow.

Międzyzdroje develops tourist activities

Międzyzdroje is open for tourist investments, because the location in the buffer zone of the Wolinski National Park allows the municipality to primarily develop tourist activities.

Tourism is the main industry in the city, hence the entities providing tourist services are open to consumer markets. So far most numerous visitors come from Germany. The city is open for cooperation with the Baltic Sea countries.

All information on investment areas is available in the Department of Real Estate and Agriculture in Międzyzdroje City Hall.

Invest in Panevėžys

The City of Panevėžys is open for investments and startups especially in the fields of robotics, automatization and mechatronics.

The companies are looking for new markets/partners in the Baltic Sea Region and they want to be competitive. The national level investment agency is serving Lithuania. There is also F.I.B.A. association uniting foreign investors of the city. It serves as a platform for foreign investors to express their wishes, to inform about obstacles and benefits of investment in the region. 

Panevėžys is interested in cultural and sports exchange.
 

Võru is waiting for new companies

City of Võru is waiting for new companies from manufacturing, logistic, transport and other sectors in the established industrial areas.
The development agency provides investor service. More: https://vaa.ee/ http://www.investinvoru.com

The city has good experiences in working with citizens on development plan and town planning.
Võru is interested in exchange in culture, sport or education with other institution from the BSR.

Jyväskylä open to cooperation

City of Jyväskylä is open to investors. The following 2+1 business sectors are prioritized for the investments:

1)    Health, Sports and Wellbeing
2)    Energy, Bio economics and sustainability
3)    Digitalization supported with Cybersecurity

Jyväskylä can offer expertise at least in the following areas:

Seed funding for cooperation projects in the BSR

The Swedish Institute provides funding for joint projects in which Swedish organisations meet transnational challenges together with organisations from the Baltic Sea Region countries and the countries of the Eastern Partnership.

The project activities that the Swedish Institute supports via ‘seed funding’ must be clearly linked to one or more of the challenges identified in the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region.

Pruszcz Gdański invites investors

The town of Pruszcz Gdański attracts entrepreneurs through the construction of road and technical infrastructure to facilitate the future entrepreneurs functioning on the market.

Since 5 years, lower property tax rates have been applied to the buildings where a new enterprise is set up. Also, lower rates of tax on means of transport are used in Pruszcz Gd.

The town is open to co-operation on culture, education and sport.