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


Partnership with Fraunhofer MOEZ

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Fraunhofer MOEZ is a part of Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, the largest organization for applied research in Europe. The Institute is a strategic partner of SPCleantech. Partners have already discussed and agreed on different projects in the future. We will inform you about our plans soon.

Research efforts of the Institute are geared entirely to people’s needs: health, security, communication, energy and the environment. As a result, the work undertaken by researchers and developers has a significant impact on people’s lives.

Key information on Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft

 At present, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft maintains 66 institutes and research units.

  • The majority of nearly 24,000 staff are qualified scientists and engineers.
  • €2 billion annual research budget totaling. Of this sum, €1.7 billion is

generated through contract research. More than 70 percent of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft’s contract research revenue is derived from contracts with industry and from publicly financed research projects. Almost 30 percent is contributed by the German federal and Länder governments in the form of base funding.

  • Affiliated international research centers and representative offices provide contact with the regions of greatest importance to present and future scientific progress and economic development.

Key information on Fraunhofer MOEZ

Founded: 2006

  • Location: Leipzig
  • Permanent staff: 48 permanently employed members of staff (status: October 2011)
  • Professional expertise: economic science (business administration, political economics); politics and social sciences

Language competences: English, French, Spanish, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Estonian, Croatian, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Tamil, Czech, Tunisian, Ukrainian, and Belarusian as well as Arabic, French, Hindi, Italian, Dutch and Slovak

As an institute of applied research, Fraunhofer MOEZ’s work is project-oriented. The institute’s customers and partners are:

  • small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs)
  • research institutions
  • industry associations
  • business development corporations
  • chambers of commerce and industry
  • other service providers and institutions