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

Cleantech Conference in Vilnius (LT)

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On 16th of April 2019, SPCleantech participated in Cleantech Conference in Vilnius (LT), an initiative of the Cleantech Cluster Lithuania. The event  highlighted the latest innovations, trends and challenges in the clean technology industry. During the conference Janusz Kahl, CEO in SPCleantech presented the cluster and toled about “Effective partnerships in Cleantech”.

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Event offered a wide-range program along with exclusive opportunities to network, learn, and get deals done. Cleantech Conference Vilnius creates a unique stage to engage with successful peers and decision makers. Participaters could meet high-level corporate and investor representatives, entrepreneurs and start-ups from across many different sectors and industries.

Special guest of the conference  was Ron Bloemers. Ron has over 25 years of full circle experience and network in the global renewables/cleantech industry, within the broader context of global energy markets, from the level of early stage cleantech startups to the top management level of large international corporations on a global playing field. Ron is the founder and managing partner of Start-U-up, a boutique, private, MBA quality, cleantech business accelerator in Amsterdam. Ron has proven examples of early stage cleantech startups that he coached/mentored to global success in a bilateral coaching/mentoring relationship.

Alongside the keynotes, event hosted a specialised Cleantech Fair showcasing cleantech related products and services.

Conference was organised by Cleantech Cluster Lithuania and Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology.

Agenda:
09:30 AM Registration
10:00 AM Opening
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Cleantech fair
10:05 AM KEYNOTE: Building a Cleantech business [EN] | Ron Bloemers, Start-U-up
10:45 AM Lietuvos švariųjų technologijų klasterio pristatymas [LT] | Laima Kaušpadienė, 
Saulėtekio slėnio MTP direktorė
11:00 AM Effective partnerships in Cleantech: best practices [EN] | Janusz Kahl, South Poland Cleantech Cluster
11:15 AM Business and Science collaboration in Cleantech [EN] | Mike Goodfellow-Smith, University of Birmingham
11:45 AM Break and networking
12:30 PM Veikla švariųjų technologijų sektoriuje: sėkmės istorijos [LT]
1:30 PM Švariųjų technologijų sektorius: finansavimo galimybės
 [LT]
2:30 PM Free time for networking