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Poland: An AI Centre of Excellence

AI is reshaping industries globally, and Poland's thriving ecosystem positions it as a leader in AI development. emagine's consultant and Cloud Administrator explores why Poland is a powerhouse in AI.

Paweł Pancerz, Cloud Administrator, Warsaw

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly transforming various industries across the globe, and Poland has emerged as a notable pioneer in this field.

With its thriving AI ecosystem, the country has positioned itself as a leader in the development and application of AI technologies. In this blog, we explore why it is recognised as an AI powerhouse.

 

Education

Poland is known for its robust education system and the country specialises in science and technology with programs built around AI and related fields.

This educational strength releases a steady stream of talented and highly skilled professionals into the market.

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The University of Warsaw is Poland’s leading university, attracting national and international talent due to their renowned AI and technology research departments. The competitive education system has helped Poland to build a reputable foundation for the industry.

 

Innovation

Outside of universities, Poland has established various AI research and innovation hubs, where academics and industry experts collaborate to drive AI innovation and development. The result of their leading technological capabilities has placed Poland firmly on the map for nearshoring services which have grown in demand with their technological innovation.

This talent hub has attracted European companies to leverage Polish technology skills for nearshoring projects, a trend which has naturally increased in popularity with the surge in AI. Another key reason for the escalation in Poland’s nearshoring opportunities is the lower hourly rates they offer, proving to be up to 40% less than other European counterparts.


 

Poland's robust education system releases a steady stream of talented and highly skilled professionals into the market.

 


Although the US is at the forefront of AI investment, research shows a number of Polish experts are present in American companies spearheading such technology. Further partnerships with EU initiatives and participation in global AI conferences and events will only cement Poland’s position as a pioneer in AI technology.

The increased demand for Polish expertise has given the country’s tech experts opportunities to develop and grow their presence with major players across many industries. emagine frequently utilises Polish consultants in project teams as they bring the talent and professionalism one would expect from a centre of excellence in AI and technology, providing solutions that are ahead of the curve and helping clients to become more competitive.

The industries in which Polish AI companies are most active include IT and telecommunications (58%), finance and banking (41%) and trade, including e-commerce (34%).

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The future

As Poland continues to actively collaborate with other countries and international organisations in AI research and development, the country is likely to grow its reputation as a hub for AI and tech talent.

With an increasingly prestigious higher education system, a vibrant ecosystem of skilled graduates and an embedded culture of innovation, Poland is sure to continue making significant contributions to the field of AI and offer expert resourcing solutions for major players, both regionally and globally.


 

emagine frequently leverages Polish expertise, whose innovative solutions elevate our clients' competitive edge.

 


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