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


Visit in Øresund (DK, S)

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On 27-30.08.2017, SPCleantech President, Janusz Kahl visited Greater Copenhagen Region (DK) and Skåne Business Region – Malmø, Lund (S). On the first day there was a visit to Malmø (S) at the MAXI IV Laboratory, a Swedish national laboratory providing scientists with the most brilliant X-rays for scientific research. With over 30 years of experience in the operation of the MAX I-III, the MAX IV was launched, which was launched on June 21, 2016. Janusz Kahl met with laboratory director Christoph Quitmann and Stefan Johansson from Invest in Skåne with whom he spoke about future cooperation.

On the second day of the visit Janusz Kahl met the owner of the Danish 1st mile company at the Copenhagen Technical University, Søren Houmøller. This company supporting university startups was responsible for 3 out of 5 applications to Horizon 2020, which received funding. The talks focused on technology transfer, support for startups and joint applications to Horizon 2020 and other EU financial sources.

On the third day of visiting Janusz Kahl as Goodwill Ambassador of the Danish-Swedish region, The Greater Copenhagen Region met with Denmark’s Prime Minister, Lars Løkke Rasmussen.

On the fourth day of the visit Janusz Kahl met with the owner and president of Green Wave Systems, a global IoT company with an address in Silicon Valley, USA, Martin Manniche. Talking to Martin, who is also the Goodwill Ambassador of the Øresund Region, was concerned about the possibility of creating a Venture Capital fund in Poland, as Martin works with it in Silicon Valley.