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.
On the 18-19.10.2014, NordicHouse organized two concerts together with TM Resor/AnfraEvent from Stockholm. The concerts were performed by three Scandinavian chamber choirs: ‘Cantorums Menskör’ from Gøteborg, S, ‘Byåsen Sangkor’ from Trondheim, N and ‘Helsingebygdens Kör’ from Helsinge, Fl. In total the concerts were performed by 150 participants.
On 09.10. 2014, SPCleantech and NordicHouse organized, in cooperation with the Embassy of Denmark, Chamber of Commerce Polish Heating, Danish Board of District Heating and MPEC Kraków, Cleantech Summit in Krakow, a conference on the theme “Clean air in the Malopolska region.” HE ambassador of Denmark, Steen Hommel participated in the conference. The moderator of the meeting was the director of NordicHouse, Janusz Kahl.
On September 9th 2014 NordicHouse received a business delegation of 22 people from Viborggnensens Ervervsråd in DK. The visit to Krakow was organized by the Nordic House. Director of NH, Janus Kahl told about the political and business situation in Poland and presented South Poland Cleantech Cluster. Business Council aims to promote and enhance business development in Viborg Municipality, DK.
In September 2014, NordicHouse organized 2 study trips for 80 employees from TV Syd in Denmark. The visiting group consisted of Danish journalist, photographers, producers and administrative staff. During the visit CEO in NordicHouse, Janus Kahl introduced the group to the political, economical and cultural situation in Poland.
The most important project in NordicHouse recently, South Poland Cleantech Cluster began its activity. Cluster has its own website www.spcleantech.com in English and Polish. Founding Group is balanced and consists of representatives of public institutions, research institutes, cleantech companies and NGOs. NordicHouse is the initiator and coordinator of the cluster.
On 20-23 May, 2014, Janusz Kahl, CEO in NordicHouse participated in ICN Summit 2014 in Copenhagen, DK. Meeting was organized by International Cleantech Network (ICN) and Copenhagen Cleantec Cluster (CCC) and there were 400 participants from 30 countries. This years topic was "Creating smarter solutions for Smart Cities".
On April 24th, 2014 appeared at the meeting of the Scandinavian Club in NordicHouse, Swedish music group, Trio Apart consisting of Anna Wikenius, singer, James Grubbström, guitar and Donald Winterstam, electric piano. Grouppen performed works by famous and popular Swedish composers.
One of the goals of South Poland Cleantech Cluster is to attract new members from abroad. During The British GREAT Business Megamission held in Krakow in March 2014, Janusz Kahl (SPCC) met 4 British companies: Lodge Cottrel Ltd., Excel Energy Ltd., DMS Technologies Ltd. and Westinghouse Electric Company UK, Ltd. interested in joining SPCC.