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

Conference Cities Laboratory Krakow

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SPCleantech participated on 04.12.2015 in the conference “Cities Laboratory Krakow” organized at the University of Economics in Cracow within the social campaign by Gazeta Wyborcza.

“Cities Laboratory Krakow” is a social campaign of “Gazeta Wyborcza”, conducted since 2014. This is a place for dialogue and exchange of opinions between local governments, residents and experts, NGOs, representatives of government, business and culture. During the workshop, participants focused on the challenges facing the city and its problems and seek ways to overcome them. The conference discuses the ideas, demonstrates good practices, proposes actions. The main question of the conference was: What to do for our cities to become better places to live?

The program of the conference “Urban Lab: Krakow”
Friday, 4th December 2015., h. 12.00-17.00
Senate Hall in the Main Building of the University of Economics in Krakow, ul. Rakowicka 27

12.00-12.30      Registration of the guests. Coffee

12.30-12.45      Welcome
– Representative government Cracow University of Economics
– Michal Olszewski, editor-in-chief of “Gazeta Wyborcza” in Krakow
– Elizabeth Koterba, Deputy Mayor for. Development of the City of Krakow

12.45-13.00       Introductory Presentation “Krakow – course on innovation”
Bartosz Pilate, the editor of “Gazeta Wyborcza” in Krakow

13.00-14.45 SESSION I
13.00-13.10       Presentation of the findings from the workshop “How to make Cracow was a city green?”
Dominic Wantuch, a journalist of “Gazeta Wyborcza”

13.10-13.15      Film – Introductory discussion: “Casimir and Zabłocie. How was it”

13.15-14.45 Discussion: “Kazimierz – Zabłocie – Nowa Huta. How to revitalize Krakow?”
Lecturer: Bartosz Pilate, editor of “Gazeta Wyborcza” in Krakow
Participants (to be confirmed):
– Elizabeth Koterba, Deputy Mayor for. The development of Cracow
– Krzysztof Wach, prof. Cracow University of Economics
– Karol Janas, editor-in-chief of the magazine “Problems of Urban Development”, an employee of the Urban Development Institute
– Lesław Bead, CEO Leier Poland
– Paul Halat, the association space People City
During the discussion, questions from the audience.

14.45-15.00         Coffee break

15.00-15.00         SESSION II

15.00-15.15         Presentation of the findings of the workshop: “When Krakow will be smart?”
Bartosz Pilate, a journalist of “Gazeta Wyborcza”

15.15-16.45 Discussion: “The modern economy. As outsourcing and startups are changing Krakow?”
Lecturer: Wojciech Pelowski, regional publisher of “Gazeta Wyborcza”
Participants (to be confirmed):
– Wladyslaw Kosiniak- Kamysz, a former minister of labor and social policy, the president of PSL
– Christopher Krzysztofiak, representative of the board of Krakow Technology Park
– Andrzej Zdebski, president of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Krakow
– Michael Rys, a member of the board of DrOmnibus
During the discussion, questions from the audience.

16.45-17.00         Summary and closing