South Poland Cleantech Cluster

is the initiator of the krakowurbanhub.pl project - a sustainable CEE (Central- and Eastern European) urbanization hub
krakowurbanhub is a partner in the urbanhub europe consortium of European cities consisting of BLOXHUB in Copenhagen, KIRAHub in Helsinki, Munich Urban Colab, FACTORY Hammerbrooklyn Hamburg, FAKTORY Berlin, Urban Resilience Hub Barcelona
krakowurbanhub is a national and international meeting place that engages people in architecture, design and sustainable urban development. This is done through exhibitions, debates, events, business development and new partnerships.
krakowurbanhub is an ecosystem for creating cities of the future, and at the same time a space to share ideas, skills and strategies for designing buildings and urban development based on a people-centered approach and high standards of sustainable development, and a membership-based community combining urban development, architecture, design, design, construction, circular economy and digitization.
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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 ICEI 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

Coaching and Mentoring

Coaching and mentoring is a very important part of building the business. South Poland Cleantech Cluster cooperates with a very capable pool of experienced coaches and mentors, that are willing to offer knowledge in order to accelarate the adoption of sustainable solutions.

Mentoring enables expirienced, highly competent staff to pass their expertise on to others who need to acquire specified skills.

A number of companies have been conducting business for years without realizing their true growth potential. The cooperation with mentor is designed to guide these companies to furher growth by the use of advise and consueling.

As the business grows, it can afford to hire full time employees with good subject matter expertise, in the meantime, there are valuable coaches and mentors to help guide the business through its early development. Whether you are an experienced businessman who would be interested in helping these new enterprises or if you are a new enterprise that is seeking experienced advice, SPCleantech is the right partner to talk to.

Companies, Coaches and Mentees who have benefited from coaching and mentoring support have reported success such as:

  • Growth on bottom line
  • Improved sales
  • Enhanced performance
  • Improved employee retention
  • Knowledge and skills acquisition
  • Increased confidence
  • New clients
  • Enhanced networking

The conclusion that stands out is that professional development is much more likely to be successful when it involves collaboration between staff and that effective mentoring and coaching is key to this professional development.