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

Cooperation with the Consulate of the USA

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08.02.2017, chairman of SPCleantech, Janusz Kahl and Michał Gębski, had met with representatives of the Consulate of the USA in Kraków, consul of Political-Economic issues, Thomas S. Zia, Press and Cultural Officer, Pam DeVolder and adviser of Press and Culture matters, Iwona Sądecka. The meeting concerned cooperation in the promotion of knowledge sharing, innovation, and co-creation of Start-up environment in southern Poland.

The Consulate of the USA in Kraków participates very actively in projects connected with supporting and promotion of young entrepreneurs in the international area by coorganizing annual editions of Polish-American Bridge of Innovation, PAMI.

At this event the consulate invites celebrities from the American business world as keynote speakers – John Spence, Spencer Penhart or Laura Schoppe, who participated in last year’s edition. SPCleantech will join this year’s initiative as a co-organizer, and also has proposesed a number of initiatives to support young inventors and innovators.