Polish tech corporations search to grab Qatari market alternatives

Polish Ambassador to Qatar H E Janusz Janke, Qatar Monetary Centre CEO Yousuf Mohamed Al Jaida with different officers and members on the Qatar-Poland New Tech Discussion board, yesterday.

As many as 20 Polish know-how corporations yesterday pitched their modern options utilizing the newest applied sciences to serve numerous industries in Qatar’s ever increasing economic system. From turning a sports activities stadium right into a multi-functional infrastructure post-tournament to distributing good trash cans which recycle glass bottles into sand in simply 10 seconds, the tech corporations featured on the third Qatar-Poland New Tech Discussion board eye partnerships with their Qatari counterparts as they broaden their companies within the area. 

Talking to The Peninsula on the sidelines of the occasion, Polish Ambassador to Qatar H E Janusz Janke mentioned whereas most of the corporations supply tech options associated to the upcoming FIFA World Cup, a number of others additionally discover numerous markets resembling oil and fuel, telecommunication, drone know-how, in addition to the ICT sector with cloud-based and AI-based options.       

“Additionally, we have now consultant of the Polish nationwide stadium, which was opened for UEFA Cup in 2012 in Warsaw. This stadium administration known as PL.2012+ can current how we are able to utilise stadiums after the large occasion, maximising the multi-functional use of the infrastructure. The stadium has hosted NATO Summit, has additionally been used as a COVID hospital, and now it’s serving to to sort out the disaster in Ukraine offering assist for administration to obtain the refugees. It’s good to have an idea the way to use the infrastructure which was constructed for World Cup to make it multi-functional. We’re placing them in contact with Qatari authorities like Aspire Zone Basis, and now we’re making ready the bottom for future dialogue and to share expertise,” the Ambassador mentioned. 

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Additionally talking to The Peninsula on the sidelines of the occasion, Mikolaj Pedrycz, consultant for PL.2012+ mentioned: “In the identical month we organise soccer matches, speedway, live shows, enterprise conferences, and exhibition occasions. Qatar is utilising the world’s finest know-how options put in within the stadiums, and we are able to study from them on the way to use new applied sciences and sustainable options for our 10-year outdated stadium. In the identical method, we are able to additionally share our expertise the way to use sports activities amenities and keep them after the large match”. 

Maas Loop, which recycles glass bottles into sand which can be utilized in development initiatives, in addition to cleansing swimming pools and pipes, is at the moment managed by the Qatar-Poland Enterprise Council, which co-organised the discussion board with the Polish Embassy in Doha.

QPBC Vice-President Pawel Kulaga mentioned Qatar will doubtless be the primary nation within the Center East to have the machines, which received the European Product Design Award after simply having been accomplished final yr. 

Polish Ambassador to Qatar H E Janusz Janke addressing the discussion board.

“We’ll be contracting companions in Qatar to distribute a number of thousand items simply in time for the FIFA World Cup as effectively. The machines can be utilized in lodges and eating places, and it’ll quickly be additionally distributed in EU international locations. They’re additionally creating machines to recycle paper and plastics,” he added. 

In response to the Polish Ambassador, a lot of the Polish corporations have already entered in partnerships with their native companions and are establishing operations in Qatar. 

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“Predica is cooperating with Microsoft Azure to supply nationwide cloud. Whereas Spectre Options is collaborating with Rheinmetall Barzan Holdings for drones. Additionally, one other associate for the discussion board, the Polish nationwide oil and fuel firm PGNiG with experience in digital oilfields, has signed an settlement with Black Cat Engineering & Building and now has plans to broaden within the area by way of Qatar,” Janke added. 

Earlier, in his opening remarks, Qatar Monetary Centre CEO Yousuf Mohamed Al Jaida reiterated that Qatar’s digital sector is poised for speedy progress and is predicted to catalyse the financial diversification within the nation. “Digital spending in Qatar is predicted to develop by $3.2bn by 2023, unfold throughout completely different business segments. Qatar has invested massively in creating its sports activities sector to supporting native and worldwide innovators, entrepreneurs and SMEs.

Quick turning into a regional sports activities hub, Qatar gives profitable alternatives for sportstech corporations and numerous fields,” he mentioned. 

QPBC President and Chairman Daniel Dybala informed The Peninsula: “We see plenty of curiosity between Poland and Qatar enhancing enterprise relations. Qatari buyers are very subtle they usually all the time search for fascinating and new applied sciences and options. Qatar has all the time been on the forefront of recent know-how traits. There’s rather a lot occurring in each single business with so many various initiatives. Qatar’s strategic imaginative and prescient covers many areas and plenty of the Polish corporations supply options which are an incredible complement to what Qatar is making an attempt to perform”. 

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Outstanding enterprise group chief Farhan Al Sayed added: “Qatar is having a increase in 2022, with excessive power costs Qatar’s economic system is upbeat this yr. The nation is on a quick observe and desires growth by way of superior applied sciences, and it’s a nice initiative to attach Qatari excessive tech companies with their Polish counterparts. It’s additionally good to see the backing of the Qatar Monetary Centre in addition to the Qatar Free Zones Authority, which reveals how proactive the Qatari enterprise sector is in welcoming companies to return to Qatar and put money into the nation”.