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from forgotten

How Łódź went from 'forgotten' to thriving

Once a powerhouse of the textiles industry, the Polish city of Łódź has diversified and transformed itself into much more. Sebastian Shehadi reports.

an overdue

Łódź redevelopment makes up for lost time

After a long period of neglect, Łódź is receiving major infrastructure investment, resulting in a vast programme of redevelopment.

a people

Łódź mayor puts people at heart of city's transformation

Plans to develop Łódź will benefit its citizens, workers and investors, says recently re-elected mayor Hanna Zdanowska, who talks to Sebastian Shehadi.

a european

Łódź builds reputation as European logistics hub

Łódź is at the heart of Poland and, to some extent, Europe. Its advantageous location is now being matched by improved transport links.

expo potential

Łódź looks to Expo Horticultural 2024 for green boost

Łódź is to host the prestigious Expo Horticultural in 2024, and is using the event as a catalyst to improve its urban environment and drive tourism. 

bright ideas

Universities give Łódź bright ideas

A large student population and strong industrial and international connections mean that Łódź is giving Poland's academic strongholds a run for their money. 

a 5g

Estonia IT minister seeks 5G first status

Estonia’s entrepreneurship and IT minister tells fDi that the 5G corridor Via Baltica is not just about self-driving cars, but is a step towards a digital union of the region. 

old city

Leiden mayor backs city's academic and collaborative credentials

The historic Netherlands city of Leiden may have a small population but it is big on quality, mayor Henri Lenferink tells fDi.

a team

Zwolle mayor highlights collaborative route to success

Zwolle in the Netherlands has many attributes but it is its collaborative spirit that drives its ability to attract investment, says mayor Henk Jan Meijer.

the bigger

China Construction Bank bullish on UK opportunities

Aimin Yang, chief executive of China Construction Bank London, tells Jacopo Dettoni how Brexit is broadening the scope of the bank's growth in the UK. 

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