The Slovak Investment and Trade Development Agency (SARIO) is a government-funded allowance organization that works under the supervision of the Ministry of Economy of the Slovak Republic. SARIO’s primary objective is to improve the standard of living of Slovak citizens by increasing employment and reducing regional disparities.
The mission of the agency is to design and use all kinds of stimuli to increase the influx of foreign investment while promoting Slovak companies in their effort to transform into high-performance subjects successful in the globalized world market.
Assist in the process of Slovakia´s transformation to the business - technology- innovation - talent center of Europe and to become the preferred partner of companies contemplating investment in Central Europe. Accelerate the achievement of the Slovak economy in a measurable way, contributing to the quantitative and qualitative growth.
The strategic choice of territories and sectorial focus should increase the share of investors, whose production is characterized by high added value.
Supporting export activities of Slovak businesses so that this support reflects significant way the indicators of foreign trade of Slovakia.
International reputation services support investment SARIO was confirmed by awards "Fastest-growing Investment Promotion Agency in Europe in 2003" and "Best European Investment Promotion Agency in High-Tech Award" at the World Investment Conference in La Baule, France 2007.