South Poland Cleantech Cluster

is the initiator of the krk UrbanHub project - a sustainable CEE (Central- and Eastern European) urbanization hub
krakowurbanhub is a partner in the urbanhub europe consortium of European cities consisting of BLOXHUB in Copenhagen, KIRAHub in Helsinki, Munich Urban Colab, FACTORY Hammerbrooklyn Hamburg, FAKTORY Berlin, Urban Resilience Hub Barcelona
krk UrbanHub is a national and international meeting place that engages people in architecture, design and sustainable urban development. This is done through exhibitions, debates, events, business development and new partnerships.
krk UrbaHhub is an ecosystem for creating cities of the future, and at the same time a space to share ideas, skills and strategies for designing buildings and urban development based on a people-centered approach and high standards of sustainable development, and a membership-based community combining urban development, architecture, design, design, construction, circular economy and digitization.
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South Poland Cleantech Cluster

SPCleantech is co-founder of European Alliance for Cross- Industrial Circular Economy Investments (ICEI Alliance) consisting of European clusters and universities. During 2020-2021 there have been held meetings to prepare the establishment of the European Alliance for Cross- Industrial Circular Economy Investments, hosted by the Circular Economy Centre at Digipolis, Kemi, Finland.

The ICEI Alliance has for ambition to make Europe the global industrial circular economy platform to accelerate the deployment of world-class circular economy solutions to industry. It acts as a pipeline of business-led circular economy investment projects. Alliance members support businesses with the structuring of their investment cases as well as with accessing funding and financing streams.
More information on ICEI Alliance

SPCleantech as Pre-Accelerator Point for Polish start-ups organized on 18.04.2016 the first workshop of the series of 6 workshops and 2 conferences. The aim of the workshop was to provide experiences of Polish and Scandinavian mentors to Polish start-ups and coaches. SPCleantech is working with a group of experienced mentors from Denmark, Finland and Sweden.

The main theme for the workshop was “Business models and Start-up strategy”. During the workshop, the young start-ups and innovators learned what is needed to create a company. Especially in the early stage of the business it is important to understand what it means to be an entrepreneur and to benefit from the experience and advice of experienced mentors, both Polish and Scandinavian about some of the obstacles, which they will have to face in the future.

Mentors focused on helping participants to accurately identify what is the problem and develop a solution. This is one of the most important steps for all first-time entrepreneurs. During the workshop mentors not only communicated to potential entrepreneurs all kinds of technical skills, but also strengthened their entrepreneurial mindset.

Contact with experienced mentors and inspiring entrepreneurs from Poland and Scandinavia will help participants in the creation of new companies, which will become part of the ecosystem and benefit the local economy. Everyone knows the differences in the local ecosystem, when community of start-ups is part of this system and cooperate with it.

Special guests during the workshop were Rafał Szczepanik (PL) and Peter Nilsson (S).

Rafał Szczepanik-CV           CV-Peter Nilsson.se

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