The Polish Agency for Enterprise Development provides support from the European Union funds and the state budget resources.
In the years 2014–2020 PARP will be responsible for the implementation of activities under three operational programmes:
- Operational Programme Smart Growth (OP SG);
- Operational Programme Knowledge Education Development (OP KED);
- Operational Programme Eastern Poland (OP EP)(supraregional programme for 5 Eastern Poland voivodeships: Lubelskie, Podkarpackie, Podlaskie, Świętokrzyskie, Warmińsko-Mazurskie).
Entrepreneurs, business environment institutions and other entities will be able to obtain support from the abovementioned operational programmes within the 2014–2020 perspective.
Main areas of operation of the Agency include development of innovative entrepreneurship, investment in innovation, start-up market and internationalisation of enterprises, increase in competitiveness and innovation of the Eastern Poland macroregion, as well as adjusting the competences of employees to the labour market needs.
PARP continues to implement and monitor the projects co-financed within the 2007–2013 perspective under the Operational Programme Innovative Economy, Development of Easter Poland and Human Capital.
Managing EUR 3.6 billion allocated for individual operational programmes (OP SG – EUR 1.9 billion, OP EP – EUR 1.6 billion, OP KED – EUR 90 million), PARP will be active in providing financial support in the years 2014–2020.