Prof. Barbara Kudrycka, Minister of Science and Higher Education
Piotr Uszok, Mayor of Katowice
Prof. Jan Pyka, Rector



Oracle provides the world’s most complete, open, and integrated business software and hardware systems, with more than 370,000 customers—including 100 of the Fortune 100—representing a variety of sizes and industries in more than 145 countries around the globe. Oracle’s product strategy provides flexibility and choice to our customers across their IT infrastructure. Now, with Sun server, storage, operating-system, and virtualization technology, Oracle is the only vendor able to offer a complete technology stack in which every layer is integrated to work together as a single system. In addition, Oracle’s open architecture and multiple operating-system options gives our customers unmatched benefits from industry-leading products, including excellent system availability, scalability, energy efficiency, powerful performance, and low total cost of ownership.


IBM Polska Sp. z o.o. operates in Poland since 1991. The headquarters are located in Warsaw, with branches in Gdańsk, Kraków, Katowice and Poznań. They provide a full offer of consulting services and products to build infrastructure for large enterprises, public administration and medium-sized companies and help them solve some of their most-challenging problems. IBM (International Business Machines) is a United States multinational technology and consulting firm. Founded in 1911, IBM manufactures and sells computer hardware and software, and it offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology. In 2010, IBM was ranked the 20th largest firm in the U.S. by Fortune and the 33rd largest globally by Forbes.


i3D Sp z p.o. is one of the leading companies in Poland and this part of Europe dealing with development o virtual reality technology. They offer services like commercial 3D visualizations, animations and interactive applications. Today’s 3D technology allows us to digitally recreate our world in 3 dimensions. Users can wander the streets of distant cities, manipulate objects not yet created, explore and control mechanical equipment from the comfort of their own office – anywhere in the world. i3D employs the best specialists to meet the challenges of the new 3D technologies, opening the doors to unlimited applications and use. is Polish leading leading polish local search service, owned by Group. It has been developing dynamically ever since its launch in 2007. In 2009 Zumi expanded its offer significantly. It encompassed video business cards, business-intelligence reports, real estate offers along with the successful aerial images of Poland’s biggest cities and Street 360° (street view). The November 2010 study by Megapanel PBI/ Gemius shows that the service was visited by 4.6 million real users, who generated over 39 million page views and made more than 11 million queries.

GoldenLine is the passion, network, knowledge and experience of hundreds of thousands of professionals in Poland. We are often called the biggest professional social network in Poland that connects people in various positions from almost every science and business area. They spend a lot of time every day on GoldenLine building their contacts and relationships with others, finding or offering new job opportunities and sharing their know-how, experience and information. Everyone who has their profile on GoldenLine signs it with their own name and keeps their professional resume updated. It is said that this is what makes GoldenLine so unique. The company began its operations in 2005 with its headquarters in Warsaw, Poland. It is made up of some of the best graduates and mid-careers who love what they do, give more than others expect of them and who believe that good is the opposite of great.


ESK 2016 Katowice. Katowice qualified to the final of European Capital of Culture 2016. The European Capital of Culture is a city designated by the European Union for a period of one calendar year during which it organises a series of cultural events with a strong European dimension. In 2016 one Polish and one Spanish city will be nominated as ECCs. The winner will receive funding from the European Commission and the opportunity to change its image.

Capgemini IOS Polska. Efficient, Scalable and Secure. Capgemini IOS Polska has achieved great success & grown rapidly since establishing our first service centre in Krakow 6 years ago. In 2006 we established our 2nd centre in Katowice and we now employ over 1400 staff across the 2 sites, servicing some 40 clients in a mix of 16 languages. We implement robust integrated operations that are built to IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) standards, incorporate proven technology solutions and are backed by specialist technical expertise. The result is an infrastructure solution that is efficient, scalable and secure, and that strikes a balance between flexibility and cost, while facilitating innovation and future business planning. In 2010 Capgemini Polska operates in Poland since 1996 (BPO department) and is located in 4 cities: Katowice, Krakow, Warszawa and Wroclaw. Capgemini Polska was awarded a Top Employer 2010 as company which meets top standards in few HR areas.


Erasmus Student Network UE Katowice. ESN is an international non-profit student organization, which is created to support the development of international student exchange especially in frames of Erasmus program. They are offering services to 150.000 students. The main motto of the organization is ‚Students helping students’. The section in Katowice has functioned since 2005.


Silesian Universities Network – Consortium of nine public Silesian Universities. The participating institutions are: University of Economics in Katowice, University of Silesia in Katowice, Silesian University of Technology, Medical University of Silesia, Academy of Music in Katowice, Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice, Academy of Physical Education in Katowice, Czestochowa University of Technology, University of Bielsko-Biala.


Future Processing has been providing high-quality software development and systems integration services since 2000. We provide the skills and experience necessary to make complex and innovative projects succeed. You can find out more about these and other offshore development projects in the Software section of our web site.


Telewizja Polska Spółka Akcyjna (TVP S.A., often abbreviated to only TVP, Polish Television) is Poland’s public broadcasting corporation.


Dziennik Zachodni belongs to the Polskapresse Publishing Group, the largest publishers in Poland and a leader on regional and local markets. Socially engaged media of the Group complete their mission – they are close to the problems of their readers and resolve significant social issues. Daily press and free press, Internet and printing are the key two business areas of Polskapresse. The Group actively develops its internet activity. Our information services: the civic journalism service Wiadomoś, the on-line edition, a network of 196 city services and the Internet TV service generate over 3 million unique users. Following the mission of the Group Dziennik Zachodni is close to the social issues related to Silesia and the local society, whom they provide with useful, high quality media and services.


Polskie Radio Katowice is one of the largest regional channels of the Polskie Radio Spółka Akcyjna (PR S.A., „Polish Radio”) Poland’s public radio network broadcasting corporation. Modern technology and 80 years of tradition contribute to the popularity of the radio station, which broadcasts in Silesia region as well as Czech Republic, Slovakia, part of the Małopolska, Opole and Łódź regions. Its reporters form an outstanding team of professionals, frequently distinguished with prestigious awards in Poland and abroad, e.g. Złoty Mikrofon (Golden Microphone) or Prix Italia. Polskie Radio Katowice organizes and grants patronage to the major and most significant events in the Silesia region.

 marketingowiec is a service designed for professionals in the area of marketing, sales, media and public relations. We are a patron of numerous training courses, trade fairs and conferences. Our goal is to provide interesting information and comprehensive presentation of advertising companies.


INSILESIA.PL is the first regional newswire, in example – a platform where press materials, news and information from all the region of Silesia are gathered, categorised and published after having been verified. is lifestyle Internet TV, which in weekly programs provide useful knowledge from the world of the Internet and new technologies. We review phones, present useful Web applications and tools that facilitate daily work with computer. In the program you can also hear about events and conferences focused around new media.