Janusz Kahl, CEO in NordicHouse and Consul of Denmark in Southern Poland (Małopolska, Śląskie, Podkarpackie and Swiętokrzyskie) with its registered office in Krakow, received on 28.01.2016 from the Ambassador of Denmark, HE Mr. Steen Hommel the Knight’s Cross of First Class of the Order of Dannebrog bestowed by Her Majesty the Queen Margrethe II to the consul for his civil merits.
On 21st December, 2015, Janusz Kahl CEO in NordicHouse met Thomas Klem Andersen from DTU Scion, Science and Technology Park in Copenhagen, DK (scion.dk) responsible for the Scion Mentor Team. During the meeting involvement of Danish mentors in companies and start-ups facilitated by SPCleantech cluster was discussed.
On the initiative of NordicHouse on 09.12.2015 a meeting was held with 16 municipalities and cities in the District of Krakow. The aim of the meeting was to present NordicHouse and SPCleantech activities and projects proposed by NH and cluster.
NordicHouse has entered into a Partnership Agreement with the Centre for Technology Transfer (CTT), Cracow University of Technology, represented by director Jakub Kruszelnicki. The Centre has the status of the Regional Contact Point Framework Programmes, Centre of Enterprise Europe Network and the Regional Consultation Point accredited by PARP.
On 23th October 2015, Janusz Kahl, NordicHouse met with representatives of the Marshal’s Office of the Małopolska Voivodeship. The talks focused on cooperation between Cleantech clusters, institutions and companies in the regions with which UMWM signed the Agreement on Interregional Cooperation coordinated by NordicHouse.
On October 8th, 2015 Janusz Kahl from NordicHouse met the Outreach Development Manager, Christo Balinow, who is responsible for Central and Eastern Europe in KIC InnoEnergy. The main topic of the meeting was the future cooperation between the two organizations.
Between 23-25 September 2015, NordicHouse organized together with the Tatra Museum in Zakopane an international conferences in Krakow with a day study-visit to Zakopane. The conference was on the artists' colonies and return to nature around 1900. It was related to the EUROPEAN REVIVALS research project launched in 2009 by the Ateneum Museum in Helsinki. Until now there were three European Revivals conferences: two in Helsinki in 2009 and 2012 and one in the National Gallery in Oslo last year.
NordicHouse represented by the President Janusz Kahl has signed a Letter of Intent on partnership with the Malopolska Regional Development Agency (MARR) in Krakow. On MARRs behalf the letter was signed by the President Wiesław Bury and Vice President Tomasz Latocha.
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.