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SPCleantech as Pre-Accelarator Point for Polish start-ups organizes on 15.12.2016 the sixth workshop "How to build a successful Start-up

The aim of the workshop is to provide experiences of Polish and Scandinavian mentors to Polish start-ups and coaches.

SPCleantech is working with a group of experienced mentors from Denmark, Finland and Sweden.

At our workshop for Start-ups you will learn that:

  • A startup is not a smaller version of a large company
  • You don’t need a business plan, you need a business model
  • Don’t waste time and money building something nobody wants
  • Successful startups don’t build products, they solve problems
  • A business model describes the rationale of how an organization creates, delivers, and captures value
  • A great product will fail without a good business model
  • Startups exist to create and test hypotheses until they find a working business model
  • A minimum viable product (MVP) helps startups run experiments quickly and effectively
  • Every startup must decide whether to pivot or proceed

Our mentors: Arne Grove (DK) and Janusz Kahl

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Business mission on Clean Technologies, Beijing, China, 20-24 March 2017

 EU Gateway | Business Avenues is an exclusive initiative supported by the European Union. Driven by business opportunities, the programme accelerates high potential European companies in Asian markets through sector-focused business missions organised in key markets. 

The next business mission in the CleanTech sector will take place from 20 to 24 March 2017

Benefits for selected companies to participate in the business mission are:

  • Privileged access to focused business opportunities
  • Targeted meetingswith potential business partners and key contacts 
  • Readily available market intelligence
  • Low entry costs
  • Internationalisation coachingand support on doing business in China
  • Business support during and after the mission to facilitate the deal

Information specific to the missions, including the costs that will be covered, may be found on our website:

https://www.eu-gateway.eu/content/services

Applications are now open for the EU Gateway to China Business Mission on Clean Technologies. EU companies active in this sector are invited to apply. 

 

When:

20 – 24 March 2017 

Where:

Beijing, China

Find out more:

https://www.eu-gateway.eu/business-missions/missions-calendar/clean-technologies-china

Deadline: 

9 December 2016

 

 

Services

  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship

    South Poland Cleantech Cluster catalyzes innovation in Southern Poland by increasing the commercialization of new technologies, promoting entrepreneurship, supporting the creation of startups, and stimulating access to risk capital for early-stage enterprises.


  • Matchmaking & B2B Networks

    South Poland Cleantech Cluster connects through the process of matchmaking companies with complementary R&D, technology or business strengths that aim to explore opportunities for mutually beneficial R&D collaboration or business partnerships.


  • Coaching & Mentoring

    Coaching and mentoring is a very important part of building the business. South Poland Cleantech Cluster cooperates with a very capable pool of experienced coaches and mentors, that are willing to offer knowledge in order to accelarate the adoption of sustainable solutions.


  • Test & Demonstration

    South Poland Cleantech Claster facilitates acces to the state-of-the-art test and demonstration installations in the region. Start-ups and other innovative companies can utilize these facilities to conduct R&D, build working prototypes or test existing products that are close to market.


  • International Outreach

    South Poland Cleantech Cluster is working actively to cooperate with international expertise and networks. The challenge of globalization includes a change towards more open, networked and international ways of organizing innovation processes.

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Founding members

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NordicHouse in Krakow is the initiator and coordinator of SPCleantech. It is a consulting company providing professional advoce and consultancy services (facilitating) to Scandinavian companies, regions, municipalities and organizations entering or already operating on Polish market. Lately it uses more energy on helping Polish companioes entering the Scandinavian markets.

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Industrial and Technology Park REVITA PARK encourages both local, regional and national traders to introduce innovative technology solutions for the production and updating of products and services offered on the market. The concept of the Park ensures favorable conditions for entrepreneurs to conduct business innovation and access to innovation.

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University of Technology works towards creating a national, European and global space for research and education. It thrives towards interdisciplinary studies and research, combining technical science with mathematical, environmental, economical, legal and social sciences, using information technologies. It develops the ability to self-educate in students, giving them a good basis for work on the modern market.

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University of Silesia – one of the largest and most dynamically developing Polish universities – was created in 1968. University of Silesia is still the dominant contributor to the ongoing transformation of the land of coal and steel into the realm of knowledge, which richness are the absorbent minds of the students shaped by good Silesian universities. The University is committed to openness and innovation in the field of education, and promoting learning throughout life.

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Jagiellonian University is the oldest Polish and one of the oldest universities in the world. It was founded in 1364. In 1817 the university has been renamed to Jagiellonian University in order to commemorate Poland’s Jagiellonian dynasty. It was positioned by QS World University Rankings as the best Polish university among the world’s top 500 and the ARWE as the best Polish higher-level institution.

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University of Agriculture in Krakow as the institution of higher education is educating experts who would find employment in the widely understood food and forest economies and specialists in environmental protection. On 11th April 2008 Agricultural University (Akademia Rolnicza) changed into University of Agriculture in Krakow (Uniwersytet Rolniczy) and is the only University of Agriculture in Poland.

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AGH University of Science and Technology is one of the best and most renowned modern Polish universities. For many years it has been ranked in the top of the list of institutions of higher education. AGH UST is a leading Polish university in modern technologies, and belongs to a group of prestigious international educational centres. There are 57 branches of science at the university including 200 specializations.

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Cracow University of Economics – state university, the third largest university in Krakow, the second oldest in Poland, a state economic university, the largest economic university in Poland in terms of number of students. In addition to the economic sciences at the university are taught i.a.: sociology, law, history, philosophy, chemistry, biology, physics, commodity or ecology.

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AG System was founded in 2006. AG System provides services for engineering works, water-pipe and sewage network, water-pipe and sewage connections, sewage pump stations, separators, controlled drills, cobblestone works, demolish works and construction equipment renting. The company performs complex works all over the country. It delivers only the highest standards of quality, responsiveness and natural environment protection.

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mBank provides its clients with comprehensive corporate, retail, Private Banking and Asset management services. For years it has been distinguished by its staff – first-class professionals, and innovation. Its pioneer transactional system, electronic banking and mobile application for corporations set trends in the whole banking industry, not only in Poland.

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Quest Investment is engaged in trading of metallurgical products, ranging from so-called “black” assortment (sheet, bars, rods and tubes, profiles, castings and forgings), and ending with the assortment of high-grade, certified. The company also performs services in many sectors of the economy, including mining, railway, energy, engineering and construction industries.

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Industrial and Technology Park REVITA PARK encourages both local, regional and national traders to introduce innovative technology solutions for the production and updating of products and services offered on the market. The concept of the Park ensures favorable conditions for entrepreneurs to conduct business innovation and access to innovation.

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TINES Capital Group is an interna-tional holding active in the European and Asian markets. Objective of the group is to attain the status of a leading capital group in the field of innovation, by participating in the construction and modernization of railway, road and industrial infra-structure. The core business of TINES is to create and transfer technologies used in engineering and industrial construction areas.

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PRO-INVEST is a high-class specialists of different industries, creating modern facilities, constructions of the XXI century. Engineers, designers, builders, installers, who in addition to passion use their experience in the search for innovative solutions in the construction industry, trying to meet even the highest expectations of investors and the market.

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Gascontrol Poland known on the Polish market since 2004 is a young, dynamic company, which through its experience in the water and sanitation industry, energy and gas industry and commerce provides quality corresponding to market requirements and international standards. The company is also involved in using gas in production of heat and electricity in combination.

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APAGroup is a team of professionals with a passion for focusing on the development and implementation of innovative solutions in the field of building automation. Innovative systems are changing the environ-ment, improve buildings, improve quality of life, help manage large real estate and care for the environment. The company produces among others, a system for building control automation vision bms.

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Yabimo is an international construction company with experience and operations in Europe. The company is committed to accommodating the world’s construction needs in a responsible approach, applying know-how and creating innovative business solutions. Yabimo operates in following industries: oil/gas, industrial/infrastructure, ship building, and commercial/housing.

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Blist Capital advises and organizes financing for the Polish municipalities to invest in infrastructure and environmental projects and for companies in selected projects in renewable energy and financing of projects in IT and new technologies.

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“ŁĘGPRZEM” conducts works as a general contractor investment “turnkey” or other organizational systems. The company deals with the performance of the renovation, modernization, electrical and plumbing as well as design work, expert and technical studies of materials and buildings. The motto of the firm is to realize the dreams of the clients through high quality of the works and the use of cutting edge technology.

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RM FILIPOWICZ company began operations  in 1990. It is the regional dealer of brands Mitsubishi and Kia. For several years, the company RM Filipowicz is at the forefront of car sales of Mitsubishi and Kia in Poland. In addition to the showrooms, shops and warehouses of spare parts and accessories the company has authorized services of both brands.

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BelmaFlex produces and sells joints and fittings from the plastic material PEHD (polyethylene), first of all designed for joining pre-insulated piping systems. The products are manufactured from PEHD material in accordance with EN 253 – which is identical with the jacket pipes used for pre-insulated heating systems. In addition to production and sales, BelmaFlex offers consultancy and guidance to the customers. 

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RAFAKO, the largest European boiler manufacturer offers complete power generation units. The company offers design and manufacture of a wide range of boilers, including PC boilers and fluidized bed boilers as well as flue gas cleaning systems including FGD, SCR plants and electrostatic precipitators. About 80% of power boilers installed in the country have been supplied by company from Racibórz.

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THERMO Klima MK was established in 1996 and provides engineering services. The company specializes in ventilation, air conditioning, heating, refrigeration, plumbing, gas installations and building automation. TERMO KLIMA is able to design and implement any question in the field of sanitary installations, from consulting through design, supply, construction, service.

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Nonstop creates Internet apps.  The company specializes in creating scalable banking systems, social-networking websites, video sharing sites and an enterprise-grade platform for delivering invoices to the mass customer. Nonstop has a strong team, guys who can create any Internet app from scratch. Simple rule-“projects done on time, no matter what” wins the company satisfied customers.

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ANew Institute is a commercial organization dedicated to wind power and wind turbine research and development. The company  specializes in vertical axis wind turbine design and manufacturing. The company was founded by a group of engineers specializing in aerodynamics, entrepreneurs and specialists in the production in order to create the most effective and efficient wind turbines.

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Mineral and Energy Economy Research Institute of Polish Academy of Sciences is a research and development institute, leading comprehensive research related to largely understood problems of minerals. The research conducted at the Institute are characterized by interdisciplinarity and complexity of recognition and are conducted in the full cycle from fundamental research to application.

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Aspen is a special purpose company established both to construct and afterwards to operate Bio-ethanol Plant located at Witaszyce, approximately 80 km. from Poznań. The alcohol production plant will have the capacity to produce 125 000 000 litres of 100% alcohol per year. The production will run 340-350 days a year which is equivalent to the production of 3676 hl/24h of 100% alcohol.

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Raciechowice – rural municipality in the Malopolska region, in the district of Myślenice. Population of 6023 people. Basic functions of the municipality are agriculture (healthy food production), tourism and recreation. It is also one of the greenest municipalities in southern Poland being able to boast with achievements like: photovoltaic pedestrian crossings, or green roofs.

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IRM is a scientific and research institute working with spatial planning, land management, environment shaping and protection, municipal and housing economies. The results of the research are used by the Ministry of Infrastructure and Development and other government agencies, Parliament committees and regional and local authorities.

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Association of Municipalities Polish Network Energie Cités is an NGO organization working on local sustainable energy policies and climate protection, promoting energy efficiency and renewable energy use. The Association is part of the European Network of “Energy Cities” established in Besançon, France. In addition, since 2009 the Association acts as the first in Poland supporting organization for “Covenant of Mayors”.

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ZEW Niedzica is a complex of two hydroelectric power plants located on the Dunajec river. Total installed electrical power of two hydroelectric power plants is 94 MW. The dam in Niedzica is not only a modern plant producing electricity, it also operates for the good of the local community, as well as tourist and hotel services activities carried out by a dedicated branch.

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The Viessmann Group is one of the leading international manufacturers of heating, cooling and climate control technology. The family company founded in 1917, currently employs about 11,500 workers. Turnover of the whole group is 2.2 billion euro. More than 56 percent of sales of Viessmanns equipment  is generated outside of Germany. The company has production divisions in 11 countries.

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