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.

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Meeting of the sub-team for National Urban Policy

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On Friday, January 29, 2021, another meeting of the sub-team for the economy and labor market of the National Urban Policy 2021 for the Ministry of Funds and the Labor Market took place in which SPCleantech participates.

As part of the first part of the conference call, special speeches by experts with international experience fit into the perspective of “outside look” at the issues of the National Urban Policy. In this part, the president of SPCleantech, Janusz Kahl, presented the subject of Smart City with Copenhagen as a case study in his speech. It was especially about looking at the issues of shaping urban policy as an “external observer” – a person with international experience, knowledge of highly developed countries, which look at problems in a global context. The presented material will be used to formulate team observations and recommendations.

The second part of the meeting was devoted to speeches by local government representatives on the challenges of attracting and retaining human potential and strengthening subregional growth poles. Both parts of the meeting were supplemented with discussion blocks. The team meeting allowed for the exchange of comments and views between representatives of science, local government, business, the business environment and non-governmental organizations. The deliberations were attended by representatives of the Ministry of Funds and Regional Policy and the Ministry of Development, Labor and Technology.

On the one hand, it was about formulating challenges (problems) for KPM in the context of the economy and the labor market. Below is a list of general problem areas:

  • G01 Increase of the international potential of Polish metropolitan areas
  • G02 Strengthening of subregional growth poles
  • G03 Attracting and retaining human potential (attracting and retaining talent)
  • G04 Instruments for supporting economic development, entrepreneurship development and pro-investment policy
  • G05 The role of state-owned companies and state institutions in enhancing the competitiveness and economic innovation of cities
  • G06 Supporting transformation towards a digital economy
  • G07 Strengthening the resilience of economies (resilience)

On the other hand, it was also about formulating detailed recommendations for problems based on our experience. Below is a list of the areas within which the team develops recommendations:

  • Solutions in the field of legal and administrative regulations
  • Financing and fund program solutions
  • Dedicated national programs
  • Recommendations, recommendations, standards, good practices, exchange of experiences, training, pilot projects, etc.
  • Adjustment of activities, investments carried out by other government-dependent domestic entities

Kongres Polityki Miejskiej 2021_Agenda KPM Gospodarka 29.01.21