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Asseco among the most innovative companies according to Rzeczpospolita daily

Asseco is among the leaders in innovation in the ranking prepared by the Rzeczpospolita daily. The company, employing nearly 5,000 people in the area of research and development, is also ranked 1st in terms of the number of people working in the R&D segment.

In 2019 Asseco Poland conducted 64 R&D projects. The vast majority of them has been financed by the company's own resources, which confirms its high potential in developing and implementing innovations. In addition, it has implemented 4 projects with the use of the EU funds.

Currently, the largest R&D project is the construction of the Asseco Innovation Hub in Rzeszów. This emerging, modern R&D centre will be a place where teams conducting research and development in such innovative fields as artificial intelligence, telemedicine, electromobility, the Internet of Things or drones' control systems will be gathered. Their findings will be used to develop proprietary technologies and IT products for the power industry, telecommunications and media, healthcare, banking, agriculture, enterprises, public administration - said Grzegorz Warzocha, Director of EU Projects Office, Asseco Poland. Projects related to broadly defined IT security will also be developed there. The whole value of the project is over PLN 65 million net (gross is over PLN 80 million), of which over PLN 26 million will be provided by the Ministry of Investment and Development from the Intelligent Development Operational Programme. The implementation of this investment will translate into increased innovation and competitiveness of the whole region - he added.

According to the Rzeczpospolita daily, the innovativeness of Polish companies has been constantly growing. The Central Statistical Office's (GUS) research showed that in 2016-2018 over 26% of manufacturing companies and 21% of service providers carried out research and development activities.