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Lodz

Lodz weaves a new development strategy to entice investment

A host of new developments are promising to transform the Polish city of Lodz, which has been struggling to emerge from the shadow of its textiles manufacturing past.

Fastest growing destinations of 2014

On the rise: the fastest growing investment destinations of 2014

Of the five fastest growing destinations of 2014, four are located in Asia. Michal Kaczmarski investigates which countries are on form and why.

Lublin switched on

Lublin's tech start-ups get switched on

Lublin is working hard to strengthen the links between academia and business, with incubators fostering innovation and co-operation in the technology sector. 

UK FDI in Australian IT on the rise

UK-based investment into the Australian software and IT services sector increased steadily between 2012 and 2014.

Alabama targets in hi-tech sectors

Alabama has already made a name for itself when it comes to attracting manufacturing investment, but can it repeat this success in the hi-tech sector?

Madrid

Madrid leads Spain's FDI recovery

Spain's economic success stories have been thin on the ground since the onset of the global financial crisis, but that is changing, with capital city Madrid leading the country's charge across the hi-tech, transport and real estate sectors.

Will emerging markets lead the smart revolution

Will emerging markets lead the smart city revolution?

It is estimated that smart cities will present opportunities worth $1500bn over the next five years, with urban areas in emerging markets at the forefront of this development. But can a move towards 'smart' fill the huge infrastructural, social and energy requirements of these cities?

A testing ground

Estonia's tech-savvy secret weapon

Tartu, Estonia's second city, has a small population but great ambitions to attract tech companies. Could it become the new testing lab of Europe? 

Start-ups cities index ranks UK destinations

According to the start-up cities index 2014, compiled by entrepreneur platform Startups, aside from London, Manchester, Edinburgh and Bristol are the leading locations for new businesses in the country.

US top destination for Chinese FDI: Blank Rome

US-based law firm Blank Rome has identified the US as the leading destination for the increasing levels of FDI flowing out of China.

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