On December 12 – December 13, 2019, Karolina Najder from SPCleantech participated in a trip to the Vanguard Initiative Plenary Meeting in Brussels as part of the Intelligent Lesser Poland Foundation project: Awangarda Initiative in Małopolska.
On Thursday Karolina Najder SPCleantech, Barbara Grodowska Director of the MARR Project and Program Management Department and Anna Sowa – Jadczyk Deputy Director of the Department of Innovation and Business Development MARR met with the Director of the Representation of the Lesser Poland Voivodeship in Brussels, Renata Jasiołek. During the meeting, activities related to the involvement of the Małopolska region in the Avant-garde Initiative and South Poland Cleantech Cluster were discussed.
On Friday, December 13, 2019, the Vangaurd Initiative Plenary Meeting was held. During the meeting, coordinators of demonstration projects presented the status of pilot projects and discussed future plans and possibilities of applying for EU funds. During the event, representatives of the European Commission discussed the new programming period 2021-2027.