Barbora Švecová has been a consultant in the Section of Investment Projects at the Slovak Investment and Trade Development Agency (SARIO) since 2019. She and her colleagues provide investors with consultancy services in such areas as investment aid, research and development, superdeduction, patent box tax deduction, consultations on the situation in the labour market, assistance in finding a suitable location, local suppliers or assistance in connecting to the innovation potential of the Slovak Academy of Sciences, universities, as well as establishing cooperation with secondary schools, etc. Barbora Švecová studied economic diplomacy at the University of Economics in Bratislava (Ing. studies). She is fluent in the English, Portuguese and Spanish languages.
SARIO is a state organisation operating under the Ministry of the Economy of the Slovak Republic funded from the state budget. The agency’s mission is to attract high-value-added investments to Slovakia and contribute to the regional development of the country. SARIO also supports Slovak companies and helps them penetrate global markets. The agencyʼs vision is to help transform Slovakia into a technologically sophisticated, innovative country and to become a strong partner for companies considering investment in Central Europe. All SARIO services are provided for free.