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

On 23.11.2017 another meeting of a group of partners dealing with bio-economy issues took place in Krakow, Małopolska. The bio-economy is one of the key issues included in the Regional Strategy for Innovation of Małopolska, concluded within the framework of the intelligent specialization of the “Science of Life”.

Business and business-related environments have long expressed the need to define a regional strategy aimed at channeling cooperation and making effective use of regional, national and European funds for the development of this sector of the economy.

The Thematic Group meeting aimed to discuss the possibility of increasing the competitiveness of companies participating in a single value chain eg agricultural and food products. The participants set themselves the goal of encouraging action and demonstrating the potential for using the knowledge and experience to support the development of a single company.

The role of the Cluster is to foster cooperation that results in innovation, that is, new ideas and technologies implemented for practical use for the benefit of the interested. We help you find and implement solutions that build the competitiveness of your business. We help find partners, technologies and funds. We help increase the scale and go beyond traditional markets.

The main objective of the meeting was to present and discuss the prospects for the development of the bio-economy in the entire Małopolska Region and to develop a common position and conditions for the implementation of the common development strategy of this sector.