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


Conference (Bioindustry in Malopolska)

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On 25.10.2018 SPCleantech participated in a conference organized by the University of Agriculture and University of Economics in Krakow (Founders of SPCleantech), Copernicus Science Center, Intermag and Pietruszkowy Targ Foundation “Małopolska bioeconomy – on the side of opportunities or threats?”.

The conference at the University of Agriculture in Krakow was organized as part of the Horizon 2020 project: BLOOM and the Avant-garde Initiative.

The BLOOM project, implemented by partner institutions, is to help develop methods and tools for popularizing the idea of ​​the bioeconomy. The aim of the project is to create a space for cooperation and exchange of experiences for all entities involved in sustainable development and building social awareness in the area of ​​bioeconomy.

The Avant-garde Initiative project is an example of a pioneering approach to supporting the internationalization and competitiveness of EU industry through a combination of regions and clusters. The main goal of Avant-garde is to develop and support Małopolska, long-term cooperation focused on the development of new technologies in the areas of Bio-economy and 3D printing as components of the Region’s smart specialization . In this context, the goal is also to integrate various activities carried out in the Region and to develop a coherent development program.


  • Horizon 2020 – challenges and opportunities for the bioeconomy in Małopolska, dr inż. Tomasz Mróz, National Consultation Point
  • Ecodesign opportunities for bioeconomy, dr inż. Magdalena Wojnarowska, Cracow University of Economics
  • Values ​​in the economy, Janina Filek, Vice-Rector for Communication and Cooperation at the University of Economics in Krakow
  • The use of biopolymers in the economy, Maciej Szaleniec, Instytut Katalizy i Fizykochemii Parku im. Jerzy Haber, Polish Academy of Sciences in Krakow, Tomasz Witko, Jagiellonian University in Krakow