South Poland Cleantech Cluster

SPCleantech is very pleased to inform, that our application, submitted on the 26th February 2020 to the
EU Program, Erasmus+ Knowledge Alliance, has been selected for EU co-funding.
Our proposal received 82/100 points and has been selected out of 216 eligible applications (30 have been selected in total). That’s a really good result!

The duration of the project will be 01/01/2021 – 31/12/2023. We must now keep our fingers crossed that the circumstances will allow us all to meet in person in Leipzig for our Kick-off meeting in January.

Title of the project is

“IMPACT / Building values-based innovation cultures for sustainable business impact”

with the vision of Envisioning the Future of Teaching and Training for Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

More information on: ERASMUS+ Knowledge Alliance

Partnership with Fraunhofer MOEZ

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Fraunhofer MOEZ is a part of Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, the largest organization for applied research in Europe. The Institute is a strategic partner of SPCleantech. Partners have already discussed and agreed on different projects in the future. We will inform you about our plans soon.

Research efforts of the Institute are geared entirely to people’s needs: health, security, communication, energy and the environment. As a result, the work undertaken by researchers and developers has a significant impact on people’s lives.

Key information on Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft

 At present, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft maintains 66 institutes and research units.

  • The majority of nearly 24,000 staff are qualified scientists and engineers.
  • €2 billion annual research budget totaling. Of this sum, €1.7 billion is

generated through contract research. More than 70 percent of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft’s contract research revenue is derived from contracts with industry and from publicly financed research projects. Almost 30 percent is contributed by the German federal and Länder governments in the form of base funding.

  • Affiliated international research centers and representative offices provide contact with the regions of greatest importance to present and future scientific progress and economic development.

Key information on Fraunhofer MOEZ

Founded: 2006

  • Location: Leipzig
  • Permanent staff: 48 permanently employed members of staff (status: October 2011)
  • Professional expertise: economic science (business administration, political economics); politics and social sciences

Language competences: English, French, Spanish, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Estonian, Croatian, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Tamil, Czech, Tunisian, Ukrainian, and Belarusian as well as Arabic, French, Hindi, Italian, Dutch and Slovak

As an institute of applied research, Fraunhofer MOEZ’s work is project-oriented. The institute’s customers and partners are:

  • small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs)
  • research institutions
  • industry associations
  • business development corporations
  • chambers of commerce and industry
  • other service providers and institutions