NordicHouse prepares on June 13, 2016, together with Finpro and the Embassy of Finland the “Polish-Finnish Municipal Cleantech Business Forum”. The world-class know-how from Finland will be highlighted at the seminar by Ms. Lenita Toivakka, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development of Finland. Minister Toivakka is accompanied in Kraków by a high-level business delegation from Cleantech sector.
NordicHouse together with SPCleantech as Pre-Accelerator Point for Polish startups organized on 23.05.2016 the second workshop “Why start-ups fail?” of the series of 6 workshops and 2 conferences. The aim of the workshop was to provide experiences of Polish and Scandinavian mentors and coaches to Polish start-ups and coaches. SPCleantech is working with a group of experienced mentors from Denmark, Finland and Sweden.
NordicHouse organized on 18.04.2016 together with South Poland Cleantech Cluster the first workshop of the series of 6 workshops and 2 conferences for start-ups. The aim of the workshop was to provide experiences of Polish and Scandinavian mentors and coaches to Polish start-ups and mentors. SPCleantech is working with a group of experienced mentors from Denmark, Finland and Sweden.
NordicHouse introduced to the Polish market one of the largest recruitment companies in the Norwegian market, Oda Connect. Oda Connect AS is a Norwegian recruitment company which has its catchment area in More og Romsdal and Trøndelag with headquartered in Sunndal and branch offices in Oppdal and Kristiansund.
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.