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.
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.