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”

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.

Members of the Steering Committee will:

  • monitor work and perform reviews of reports developed by PwC
  • meet 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
  • participate in teleconferences
  • provide advice and guidance during work

Se more: Steering Committee

SPCleantech developed together with the Technology Transfer Centre, Cracow University of Technology (CTT) and Małopolska School of Public Administration, Cracow University of Economics a Pilot Project – “Małopolska Centre for Transfer of Knowledge Science – Public Administration” which aims at:

Main objective: Improve the flow of knowledge, know-how and new technologies between scientific-research and public administration particularly local government administration in the Małopolska in years: 2016 – 2018.

Specific objectives:

  • Creation of the current knowledge base, know-how and new technologies towards the needs of public administration
  • Development of the catalogue of needs of public administration in terms of knowledge, know-how and new technologies
  • Creation of Małopolska Centre for Transfer of Knowledge Science – Public Administration
  • Pilot implementation of the provision of services by the Małopolska Centre for Transfer of Knowledge Science – Public Administration

Step 1 – Selection of municipalities to pilot

Step 2 – Technological audit in selected municipalities and creation of a group of experts

Step 3 – Develop a catalog of the needs of the public administration

Step 4 – Develop an offer of the Universities for the needs of public administration

Step 5 – Implementation of the provision of service system, proposed solutions for municipalities:

  • develop a cost estimate for the implementation of technologies
  • indicate the possibility of financing from external sources
  • planning strategic processes and development activities

Step 6 – Creating a database of knowledge, know-how and new technologies on the basis of the realized pilot project and directory of needs of the public administration.