South Poland Cleantech Cluster

is a platform for cooperation between companies, universities and research and development units, local government units (municipalities, cities) and non-governmental organizations

South Poland Cleantech Clusters vision is to become a leading cleantech cluster in Central Europe and one of the most competitive clusters in the world by creating a superior innovation and research environment to bring cleantech technology and services to various sectors and value chains.

SPCleantech brings together members and partners around the following collaboration platforms:

  • intelligent, low-emission buildings / management systems / ecological building materials
  • Smart city / sustainable urban development / e-mobility
  • energy efficiency
  • smart grid, renewable energy
  • virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR)
  • Big Data
  • internet of things (IoT), internet of everything (IoE)
  • bio-based economy
  • circular economy

On 20-22 March 2017, SPCleantech – CEO Janusz Kahl participated as a partner in the “3rd Capacity Building Seminar” in Riga in Latvia. The seminar is part of the EU project SKILLS + “Supporting knowledge of ICT capacity of SMEs to engage in growth and innovation by Improving regional policies and infrastracture” under the INTERREG Europe.

SMEs in rural areas should be supported to be able to use the full possibilities offered by the digital single market and the benefits of the digital economy.

The aim of the project SKILLS + is therefore the development of public policies (plans) to promote ICT skills and covering exciting new business opportunities in the digital environment.

SPCleantech participates in the project SKILLS + managed by MARR on support SMEs in rural areas in order to exploit fully the opportunities offered by the digital single market and the benefits of the digital economy. The aim of the project SKILLS + is to develop public policies to promote ICT skills and covering exciting new business opportunities in the digital environment.

On 1 April 2016. Malopolska Regional Development Agency SA launched a project SKILLS + “Supporting the SMEs operating in the field of information and communication technologies for development and innovation by improving regional policy and infrastructure” ( “Supporting knowledge capacity of ICT SMEs to engage in growth and innovation”) within the framework of the Interregional Programme INTERREG Europe (the European Territorial Cooperation 2014-2020). The project received the support of the Malopolska Region by resolution No. 931/15 of the Board of Malopolska Region of 14 July 2015. And a letter of support.

The project is to promote solutions that make modern ICT (communication and information) will become part of everyday life, both for regional small and medium-sized businesses, and public entities.