Foundation for the Promotion of Entrepreneurship (FRP)
Foundation for Promotion of Entrepreneurship (FRP) is a private, non-profit foundation established in 1991. FRP provides training, consultancy and information services for the enterprises and people planning to start their own business. FPE has trained more than 32.000 people so far.
Since 2008 FRP has been a centre of Enterprise Europe Network. FRP initiates activities aimed at developing innovation and cooperation between businesses and R&D centres, building knowledge-based economy. Since the beginning FRP has been a partner and coordinator of pilot national and international projects, in modern management, export development, IPR protection, environmental services, promotion of science and scientific achievements, corporate social responsibility, employability in the EU and many others. FRP has excellent relations with business community (including SMEs), local authorities, educational, HEIs and R&D institutions. FRP has implemented ISO 9001:2008 quality management system. FRP undertakes actions for promotion and development of ecological knowledge among companies and other entities, i. a. trainings, seminars, lectures, consultation and advisory on environment protection. FRP cooperates with other institutions in preparation of investment projects in the field of environment protection. Since many years FRP collaborates with the Regional Direction of State Forests in Lodz, conducting internal trainings improving skills of staff. FRP organizes information seminars and meetings for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) on access to funding of ecological investment projects, corporate social responsibility, pro-ecological attitudes among others in the field of renewable sources of energy, water and waste management, photovoltaic. FRP carries on advisory services related to implementation of environmental management systems: ISO 14001, EMAS.