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

 

On 17.12.2019 another meeting of members and partners of the “Bioeconomy and Circulation Economy” platform was held.

Since the last meeting, many initiatives and projects related to circular economy have been created. The purpose of the meeting was to familiarize with current projects and initiatives, and the leading topic was the subject of “Cities and municipalities in a circular economy”.

The special guest of the meeting was a representative of a member of SPCleantech, the Małopolska Regional Development Agency (MARR), Barbara Grodowska, director of the Department of Innovation and Business Development and Roman Toft responsible, among others for financing of MARR initiatives.
 
During the meeting, director Grodowska presented initiatives and plans for next year regarding circular economy in Małopolska and “Financing opportunities for Małopolska entrepreneurs”.
 
SPCleantech presented its latest initiatives “Circular City – Circular economy in Construction” and “Industrial Symbiosis” joint project with LifeScience Cluster.
 
This time, Małopolskas municipalities, members of the Krakow Metropolis were invited to the meeting. The meeting was also attended by the director of the Department of Municipal Economy of Krakow, Wacław Skubida and Agnieszka Wadowska, head of the Team Implementation of the Spin Project of the Malopolska Marshal’s Office.