On November 6th, 2009, Miskolc was awarded for successfully participating in the Programme for Investor-friendly Cities by ITD Hungary Zrt., the purpose of which is to help the experts of the municipalities in how they should develop their cities for them to become a competitive investment site. The Ministry of National Development and Economy, and the Hungarian Investment and Trade Development Agency (ITD Hungary Zrt.) acknowledged the investment promotion system and the preparedness of the investment promotion staff of Miskolc with the “Investor-friendly” certificate, both of which are exemplary in Hungary too.

In 2009, Miskolc was awarded with a certificate by ITD Hungary Zrt. for the successful participation in the Programme for Investor-friendly Cities.