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

Coaching and Mentoring

Coaching and mentoring is a very important part of building the business. South Poland Cleantech Cluster cooperates with a very capable pool of experienced coaches and mentors, that are willing to offer knowledge in order to accelarate the adoption of sustainable solutions.

Mentoring enables expirienced, highly competent staff to pass their expertise on to others who need to acquire specified skills.

A number of companies have been conducting business for years without realizing their true growth potential. The cooperation with mentor is designed to guide these companies to furher growth by the use of advise and consueling.

As the business grows, it can afford to hire full time employees with good subject matter expertise, in the meantime, there are valuable coaches and mentors to help guide the business through its early development. Whether you are an experienced businessman who would be interested in helping these new enterprises or if you are a new enterprise that is seeking experienced advice, SPCleantech is the right partner to talk to.

Companies, Coaches and Mentees who have benefited from coaching and mentoring support have reported success such as:

  • Growth on bottom line
  • Improved sales
  • Enhanced performance
  • Improved employee retention
  • Knowledge and skills acquisition
  • Increased confidence
  • New clients
  • Enhanced networking

The conclusion that stands out is that professional development is much more likely to be successful when it involves collaboration between staff and that effective mentoring and coaching is key to this professional development.