Institut Rozvoje Podnikání, s. r. o. was established in December 1991 by the transformation of the equally named consortium founded in 1990. The company has four partners, 3 of whom actively work as managers. The intention for establishing IRP, s. r. o. was to support enterprising in the region. This role has still been valid and with gradual regional restructuring, it has been acquiring importance and impact. It is confirmed by the previous history of the company which can be explained as a continuous growth in sales, the structure of the product offer, the number of employees, clients and its own equity. Institut Rozvoje Podnikání, s. r. o. has gained high reputation for their activities in the region. The Council of the City of Ostrava awarded the COMPANY OF 1997 honorary title to it.