South Poland Cleantech Cluster

Janusz Kahl, CEO in South Poland Cleantech Cluster has been chosen by the European Commission as member of the Steering Committee for the project

„Skills for smart industrial specialization and digital transformation (SIS&DT)”

for Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) acting under the powers delegated by the European Commission EASME / DG GROW, which has been granted to PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in Luxembourg.

EASME is the largest EU agency managing, among others, EU funds from the HORIZON 2020, COSME, LIFE and ERASMUS+ programs.

The main goal of the task is to work out:

EU 2030 Common Vision on High-tech skills for SIS&DT

Members of the Steering Committee are responsible for:

  • monitoring of the work and reviews of reports developed by PwC
  • meetings in Brussels with EASME and the European Commission to review progress and discuss the preparation of periodic reports, which should be approved by the Steering Committee
  • participating in teleconferences
  • providing advice and guidance during the work

Se more: Steering Committee and EU 2030 Common Vision and 5th expert workshop , 6th expert workshop i Conference

Secretariat

South Poland Cleantech Cluster operates as a Limited Liability Company, non-profit. General Meeting of Shareholders adopted the resolution dated 07.04.2015, that the annual net profits will be allocated solely to finance the company’s activities within the scope of the subject operation.

The organization and administration of Cluster activities were from the beginning led by the Coordinator of the Cluster, NordicHouse Sp. z o.o., www.nordichouse.pl which possessed the appropriate knowledge and competence required to fulfill this vital function.

Today South Poland Cleantech Cluster has its own secretariat, Management Board and Supervisory Board consisting of 3 members.

Main tasks of the secretariat are:

  • recruitment of new members
  • facilitation of communication and coordination
  • building the organization
  • attracting international partners (companies and other cleantech clusters)
  • applying for EU-funds
  • close cooperation with foreign clusters, research institutions, regions, cities and companies