South Poland Cleantech Cluster

NordicHouse Café 

networking for Start-ups
organizes the next regular meeting

"How to negotiate with institutional investors - Venture Capital (VC)?"

Date: Wednesday, 29.11.2017 at 18.00 - ??
Location: NordicHouse, ul. św. Anny 5, Krakow

Special guest: Marek Kapturkiewicz, co-founder & partner at Innovation Nest (VC fund), co-founder of SPIN Entrepreneurship School

During the activity of most startups there is a moment in which the so-called bootstrapping, development based on your own financial resources becomes no longer sufficient to effectively grow your business. There is a need for external financing. The type of funding often chosen by start-ups is cooperation with one of the venture capital funds (VC). The undoubted advantages of this type of financing are primarily the development of start-ups without debt, and the ability to use the knowledge and business experience of the VC's representatives. The most serious disadvantage is partial loss of startup control. You will learn about the pros and cons of working with VC funds during our next networking meeting.

Registration: free tickets on negocjacje-vc-spcleantech

Member of the SPCleantech cluster

STMicroelectronics

organizes the event "ST-UP Info Day", 15.11.2019 in Kraków
 

On November 15, 2017 at the Cracow Innovation Center, STMicroelectronics will present its offer and instruments to support Polish startups.
If you would like to participate and receive detailed information about the event, please fill in the form at the web address Info Day

Goals for the next 5 years

  • continues introduction of new cleantech technologies and services
  • creation of 500 new jobs
  • introduction of 25 foreign companies to the cluster
  • facilitation of 35 new research and innovation projects between companies and research institutions, for example start-ups or joint research applications/projects
  • starting collaborations with 15 international cleantech clusters
  • establishing of a financially independent and self supporting organization with minimum 250 members
  • helping minimum 50 entrepreneurs in developing their business
  • organizing a minimum of 100 events

The overall objective of the cluster is the realization of the state and the regions policy by providing a faster growth in the regions cleantech companies, creating new and attracting foreign companies, investment and talent.

South Poland Cleantech Cluster implements these objectives by stimulating the demand of companies for innovation and scientific research, including:

  • projects “from concept to market”
  • supporting the creation and development of R & D infrastructure in enterprises
  • supporting the implementation of results of R & D
  • preparing enterprises to participate in international programs
  • internationalization of innovative companies
  • mediation in dealing with joint venture funds, business angels and seed capital funds