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

Summer School of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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SPCleantech organizes together with the Foundation “Krakow a Startup city” the Summer School of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Meetings and training within the school take place at the headquarters of SPCleantech at NordicHouse, ul. sw. Anny 5 in Krakow.

The Summer School of Innovation and Entrepreneurship is a holiday program to support the academic and start-up environment, whose aim is to support the development of entrepreneurship in Krakow, by raising the competences and relational capital of young members of the academic environment and supporting initiatives implemented by them.

The program consists of three parts:

  • Training component (3 workshops)
  • Networking meetings (6 meetings)
  • Advisory and mentoring program (40h free consultations, including: law, marketing, strategic management, acquisition of financing) 

The project is aimed at:

  • students, doctoral students and young scientists who are considering the possibility of starting their own business
  • young people (students, graduates up to 1 year) starting their own business initiatives
  • young people taking vacation internships in Krakow start-ups
  • Kraków start-ups and innovative SMEs seeking employees or co-workers among the Kraków academic community

What will you gain thanks to SLIP:

  •  you will increase your competences in the labor market
  • you will gain practical skills
  • you will expand your direct contact network
  • you will meet and consult your knowledge with experts / entrepreneurs

Participation in the program is free!

We invite you to the first training!

Training – 14.08.2018, at 18, NordicHouse, ul. św. Anny 5, Kraków

“Construction of a business model around customer value with the Business Model Canvas method”

Workshop participants learn about the modern concept of business management based on creating value for the client. A Business Model Canvas designed by Alex Osterwalder will be presented, which is widely used in the start-up environment as the basis for creating business models of innovative enterprises. During the workshop, its participants will have the opportunity to play the role of a business of developers who develop an innovative business model based on the identified market need.

The training will be conducted by Michał Adamczyk – President of the Management Board of the Kraków Miasto Startupów foundation. He has 10 years of experience in project management (including his own enterprise in the mobile-IT industry). He holds the title of Information Technology Engineer and is the author of several scientific publications on innovation management.