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 , 6th expert workshop i Conference


Janusz Kahl – European influencer for MIT

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CEO at SPCleantech, Janusz Kahl was selected as influencer for the European edition of MIT “Innovators under 35 –  Europe” among the top innovation, technology and entrepreneurship experts that will help to identify the most inspiring young innovators.

“Innovators under 35” is the leading global community of innovators, pioneers and social changemakers. Created in 1999, this community is curated by MIT Technology Review.

“Innovators under 35” is organized by the MIT Technology Review and published by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the oldest technology magazine and a world authority on the future of technology. Its mission is to promote knowledge in the innovation of emerging technologies and to analyze their commercial, political and social implications.

To this end, the MIT Technology Review awards annually young innovators, which combining technology, innovation and creativity, provide answers to the challenges of our society.

The aim is to present the young talents, leaders in technology and science at the leading edge of economic and social development.

For over ten years the global edition has selected 35 of the utmost talented and young innovators in the world.

Some winners from the previous editions are now recognized worldwide. Most of them have developed groundbreaking ideas into successful projects and sustainable companies, and are now transforming the world as we know it. Among them you will recognize Konstantin Novoselov (Nobel Prize of Physics), Max Levchin (developer of PayPal), David Karp (founder of Tumblr), Sergey Brin (founder of Google) and Linus Torvalds (developer of Linux).

It has been almost 5 years since MIT Technology Review traveled the world to discover and promote new young and innovator talent. The editions of Innovators Under 35 have been held in France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Turkey, Chile, Argentina & Uruguay, Peru, Colombia, Mexico, Central America, Brazil, etc. Belgium and Poland join Innovators under 35 this year

These innovators embody the next generation of technological change that will impact our future.

Who are the winners

Innovators under 35 are pioneers, visionaries, inventors and entrepreneurs whose technological projects have a strong social and economic impact. Regardless of their area of expertise, they all have something in common: addressing the major problems of modern society with creativity and boldness.

Among them are distinguished:

Inventors who create new technologies

Entrepreneurs who successfully complete the processing technology into a viable trade

Visionaries anticipating how technology can improve the quality of life

Partners who imagine the profitable innovations to society as a whole

Pioneers exploring new frontiers and are the beginnings of future innovations