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

Building the urbanhub europe platform

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South Poland Cleantech Cluster visited BLOXHUB in Copenhagen, DK on December 28, 2021. During the meeting the CEO at BLOXHUB, Torben Klitgaard and the CEO at SPCleantech, Janusz Kahl discussed the strategies for further building the urbanhub europe – sustainable urbanization platform in which the leading EU hubs participate: BLOXHUB Copenhagen, KIRAHub Helsinki, Munich Urban ColabFAKTORY Hammerbrooklyn Hamburg, FAKTORY Berlin, Urban Resilience Hub Barcelona and krakowurbanhub.

BLOXHUB in Copenhagen, the  leading European platform for sustainable urbanization is the strategic partner of krakowurbanhub. Funding Partners in BLOXHUB are City of Copenhagen, Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs and Realdania. BLOXHUB brings together over 380 cities, organizations and enterprises included South Poland Cleantech Cluster.

krakowurbanhub is the CEE (Central- and Eastern European) hub for sustainable urbanization founded on the belief, that the challenges of global urbanization and climate change require partnerships and new ways of collaboration. Making cities sustainable is a complex challenge. We need partnerships to solve it.

krakowurbanhub is an urban innovation hub that brings together companies, organizations and researchers to co-create solutions for better future cities. It is founded on the belief, that the challenges of global urbanization and climate changes require a new collaboration approach.

krakowurbanhub is set to be a Polish and Central- and Eastern European launchpad for the future of urban solutions, as well as a “one point entry” to Polish and Central- and Eastern European markets for international companies. Through customized activities, krakowurbanhub matches companies, organizations and researchers in order to scale business and support sustainable city solutions.

krakowurbanhub 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

krakowurbanhub 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.

Urban areas should be inclusive, safe, sustainable and resilient”

krakowurbanhub aims to integrate the environment through:

CONNECT – an interface for interdisciplinary innovation
SHARE – knowledge sharing and communication on a national and international scale
SCALE – commercial results for the global market
CO-CREATE – facilitation
Partnerships – connecting people, sharing knowledge and scaling business through innovative programs, activities, random meetings at the coffee machine
co – operate, co – create, co – innovate, co – work, co – inspire, 
co – invent, co – design, co – experiment
re – imagine, co – create

9 ways to make the cities more sustainable:

  • sustainable urban transport system
  • nature based solutions
  • green urban open spaces
  • community networks
  • smart solutions
  • gender perspective
  • integrated approaches
  • collaboration platforms
  • international collaboration

Join krakowurbanhub, the CEE (Central- and Eastern European) Hub for Sustainable Urbanization and gain access to a global and local network, facilities and activities. As a member of the community, you get access to an ecosystem and tailored partnerships that will help you connect, share and scale your business.