The representative of NordicHouse in Scandinavia, based in Copenhagen, DK, Martin visited in the days 07-14.07.2015 Southern Poland. The aim of this visit was to conduct meetings with companies from Southern Poland to support their activities in Scandinavia.
NordicHouse has iniciated a cooparation with Industry and Technology Park REVITA PARK in Katowice. Operator and owner of the park is the company OPTIREM Sp. z o.o. The main purpose of the cooperation is technology transfer and supporting of the start-ups in the park.
NordicHouse in cooperation with SPCleantech coordinates the work of the consortium NIKKI, whose purpose is to implement research and development project “New, integrated complex-composite insulation system”. The project in which, among others, participate Malopolska Centre for Energy-Efficient Construction, Cracow University of Technology, Technical University of Lodz and PWSTE in Jarosław concerns a new generation of technologies and advanced construction activity related to “hygrothermal efficiency of buildings”.
ASPEN company from Jarocin is planning to build a manufacturing plant for production of a dehydrated and rectified alcohol. Witaszyce near Jarocin was selected as location for the manufacturing plant. NordicHouse is involved in the process of searching for partners for the project and any additional source of funding for the project planned by Aspen.
On 28-31.03.2015 NordicHouse participated in a study visit to Trondheim in Norway. The visit was organized together with the Malopolska Centre for Energy-Efficient Construction (MCBE) Project SPIN1. The aim of the visit was to familiarize with the latest Norwegian energy efficient constructions. NordicHouse prepared a program exploring the buildings of this type in Trondheim (N).
CEO in NordicHouse, Janusz Kahl was selected as influencer for the European edition of MIT “Innovators under 35 – Europe” among the top innovation, technology and entrepreneurship experts that will help to identify the most inspiring young innovators. “Innovators under 35″ is the leading global community of innovators, pioneers and social changemakers. Created in 1999, this community is curated by MIT Technology Review.
NordicHouse organized in Krakow and Katowice in cooperation with SPCleantech (www.spcleantech.com), Fraunhofer Foundation MOEZ from Leipzig, EBTC (European Business and Technology Centre) from Delhi, India, Cambridge Cleantech and ETI Dynamics workshop called "Indian Technology Adaptation" (ITA). The workshop was organized within the framework of the agreement between the European Commission and the Government of India on the European Cleantech Technology Transfer to India.
On 26th February, 2015 in NordicHouse meeting was held with the participation of the Supervisory Board of the Danish company Logstor and Deputy director of Department of Environment in Malopolska Region Marshal's Office, Tomaszem Pietrusiakiem. The meeting concerned the plans for a low carbon economy in Krakow and the region including, among others issues relating to energy efficiency in buildings, air protection, the development of heating systems and the use of renewable energy in the 2015-2020 period.
NordicHouse is through South Poland Cleantech Cluster the initiator of the Malopolska Cluster Forum (MFK), www.forumklastrow.pl, the first forum of clusters in Poland. Forum as a representative of the clusters in the Malopolska region is actively involved in the creation of cluster policy in Malopolska region.
Janusz Kahl, President of the NordicHouse and Consul of Sweden in Southern Poland (Małopolska, Śląskie, Podkarpackie and Swiętokrzyskie) with its registered office in Krakow, received on 24.10.2014 from the Ambassador of Sweden, HE Mr Staffan Herrström Order of the Polar Star (Kungliga Nordstjärnenorden) assigned by HM King of Sweden Karl Gustav VI to the consul for his civil merits.