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 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

Goals for the next 5 years

  • continues introduction of new cleantech technologies and services
  • creation of 500 new jobs
  • introduction of 25 foreign companies to the cluster
  • facilitation of 35 new research and innovation projects between companies and research institutions, for example start-ups or joint research applications/projects
  • starting collaborations with 15 international cleantech clusters
  • establishing of a financially independent and self supporting organization with minimum 250 members
  • helping minimum 50 entrepreneurs in developing their business
  • organizing a minimum of 100 events

The overall objective of the cluster is the realization of the state and the regions policy by providing a faster growth in the regions cleantech companies, creating new and attracting foreign companies, investment and talent.

South Poland Cleantech Cluster implements these objectives by stimulating the demand of companies for innovation and scientific research, including:

  • projects “from concept to market”
  • supporting the creation and development of R & D infrastructure in enterprises
  • supporting the implementation of results of R & D
  • preparing enterprises to participate in international programs
  • internationalization of innovative companies
  • mediation in dealing with joint venture funds, business angels and seed capital funds