It’s been a long wait, but Poland looks set to start receiving gas through the LNG terminal in Świnoujście in north-west Poland. This will happen after obtaining all required documents to receive transport gas from the first methane carrier from Qatar arriving in Poland.
“The reluctance of the scientific community to cooperate with business is not due to bad intentions, but the young scientists' need to focus on the development of their careers in order to ensure the existence of their home institutions”, says Luk Palmen, an expert in the field of commercialization of new technologies and clusters.
Poland is late with the construction of three regional broadband networks. The country is in danger of losing PLN600m subsidies from EU. More than 100 such projects are being implemented. A project in Romania is also at risk, while Lithuania fared very well.
Poland is one of the leading OECD countries, but not in spending on research and development or pre capita income – instead, Poland is a leader in supplying foreign countries with emigrants with higher vocational and university education. The consequences are severe. Therefore, it is not surprising that arguments about the need to open ourselves to immigrants from the East are increasingly common.