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

On 17.12.2019 another meeting of members and partners of the “Bioeconomy and Circulation Economy” platform was held.

Since the last meeting, many initiatives and projects related to circular economy have been created. The purpose of the meeting was to familiarize with current projects and initiatives, and the leading topic was the subject of “Cities and municipalities in a circular economy”.

The special guest of the meeting was a representative of a member of SPCleantech, the Małopolska Regional Development Agency (MARR), Barbara Grodowska, director of the Department of Innovation and Business Development and Roman Toft responsible, among others for financing of MARR initiatives.
 
During the meeting, director Grodowska presented initiatives and plans for next year regarding circular economy in Małopolska and “Financing opportunities for Małopolska entrepreneurs”.
 
SPCleantech presented its latest initiatives “Circular City – Circular economy in Construction” and “Industrial Symbiosis” joint project with LifeScience Cluster.
 
This time, Małopolskas municipalities, members of the Krakow Metropolis were invited to the meeting. The meeting was also attended by the director of the Department of Municipal Economy of Krakow, Wacław Skubida and Agnieszka Wadowska, head of the Team Implementation of the Spin Project of the Malopolska Marshal’s Office.