Head of The Institute of Electron Technology (ITE) in Warsaw
PhD, Master of Science in electronics engineering, Head of The Institute of Electron Technology (ITE) in Warsaw. Her research interests are focused on innovative technologies of multifunctional materials and semiconductor structures for nanoelectronics, photonics, high frequency instruments and sensor techniques. Author and co-author of over 250 publications, Head of 10 international research projects. Member of the Committee of Electronics and Telecommunications Polish Academy of Sciences. Member of the Evaluation of Research Units (Polish acronym is KEJN). Member of Interdisciplinary Team for International Cooperation with the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Member of Applications Evaluation Team focused on expenditure on purchase or development of science and research equipment, which is a large Research Infrastructure and Construction Investment serving the Research or Development Activities, Ministry of Science and Higher Education, member of Scientific Council of ITE, IF PAN, IWC, PAN, ITME. Member of the Commission of Applications Evaluation and Implementation of FP7, FP6, FP7 and H2020 FP7 projects under the European Union's Framework Programmes.
Instytutu Napędów i Maszyn Elektrycznych Komel
Professor Tadeusz Glinka graduated from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the Silesian University of Technology in 1961. He obtained a PhD degree in 1968 and became an Associate Professor in 1975. In 1990 he was awarded the title of Professor, and in 1995 he received the position of a Full Professor of the Silesian University of Technology. In 1990-1996 he used to work as the Dean of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the Silesian University of Technology. Between 1993 and 2006 he worked as the Head of the Institute of Theoretical and Industrial Electronics. Between 1993 and 2017, he has been the President of Komel Scientific Council of Institute of Electric Motors and Machinery, and since 1997 has been an employee of this Institute. In his research activity, he deals with electrical machines: construction, operation, research and diagnostics. The scientific and scientific-technical acquisitions include four books written by the Professor Glinka, two of which are devoted to electric machines with permanent magnets. He was a co-author of 4 books, more than 350 scientific and technical articles, and more than 40 patents. Member of the Electrotechnical Committee of the Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN), Electrical Machines and Transformers Section, and Electric Traction Committee of the Electrical Engineering of the Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN). He belongs also to the Transport Committee at the Katowice Branch of the Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN). In 2003-2010 he was a member of the Central Commission for Degrees and Titles.
Head of the Faculty of Electrical and Control Engineering of Gdansk University of Technology
Head of Institute of Precision Mechanics
EDUCTAION AND QUALIFICATIONS:
In 1980 he became a Master of Science in Engineering at Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Materials Engineering, Specialization: Materials Technology
Since 1990, PhD of Technical Sciences at Belarusian National Technical University, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Specialization: metal science and heat treatment of metals. In 2012 he obtained a degree of Associate Professor of Technical Sciences at Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Production Engineering, Specialization: Machine Construction and Exploitation. Between 1980 and 1982 he worked as a junior technologist in Research and Development Centre of Image Sensors UNITRA POLKOLOR in Warsaw.
Between 1986 and 1987 he acted a Head of Fatigue Strengh Labolatory in The Department of In-Service Strength. In the years 1987 - 1990 he became a Head of Fatigue Strengh Labolatory.
AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Non-Ferrous Metals
The main subject matters of Maria Richert’s research are issues from materials science engineering, with achievements especially in area of deformation of metals and alloys with the use of strong plastic strain processes (cyclic extrusion compression -CWS, an equal channel angular processing -ECAP, hydrostatic extrusion – HY); achievements in producing and studying nanomaterials, analysing aluminium alloys with special regard to thermal processing of these alloys as well as modification of the composition of aluminium alloys enhancing the efficiency of extrusion, matters of surface engineering, including nitrification, settling anti erosion covering and underseal by means of new methods using plasma; achievements in the field of powder consolidation for electrical contacts. She dealt with designing composite materials, phase analysis and chemical composition in coverings and composites.
Prof. Maria Richert PhD Eng. was an author a co-author of 164 articles. They were presented in magazines such as: Materials Science & Engineering, Inżynieria Materiałowa, Inżynieria Biomateriałów, Archiwum Nauki o Materiałach, Rudy i Metale Nieżelazne, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Archives of Materials Science, Advanced Materials Science, Solid State Phenomena, Materials Science Forum, Archives of Metallurgy and Materials, International Journal of Material Forming, Key Engineering Materials, Journal of Electron Microscopy, Journal of Surface Engineered Materials and Advanced Technology, Metallurgy and Foundry Engineering, Obróbka Plastyczna Metali, Archives of Civil and Mechanical Engineering. Prof. Maria Richert PhD Eng. can boast of being a co-author of chapters in two foreign books in English. She is also an author of a book in Polish.
She presented 40 papers on international and national conferences and attended 50 conferences. She is a co-author of 4 patents. She took part in co-creating or managing 3 implementation to the industry (Grupa Kęty S.A., Plasma System S.A., Fabryka wentylatorów „Fawent” S.A.).
In total, during her academic career she participated as a contractor, main contractor and manager in 61 research projects. In the last 4 years, she was a manager of 4 projects and 8 industry-commissioned works. According to Web of Science data – h-index equals 12.
Vice-Rector for Organization and Student Affairs of Medical University of Lodz
was born in the 16th of September 1962. His parents were working as teachers. In 1968, he began to attend primary school No. 147, and from 1971 to primary school No. 51 in Łódź. In 1976, he began his education in high school No. 9 in Łódź, in artistic class. He graduated in 1980 and began his studies at Medical Academy of Łódź. After graduation in 1986, he was an intern in Copernicus Regional Specialist Hospital and Janusz Korczak hospital in Łódź. On the 1st of October 1987 he started working at Copernicus Regional Specialist Hospital in Łódź in the Department of Tumor Pathology. A year later he became a full-time assistant in the Department of Tumor Pathology at the Department of Oncology - the Medical Academy in Lodz, Headed by professor Leszek Woźniak. He acquired his first degree specialty from anatomical pathology in 1989, in 1993 a specialty from pathology of cancer. In 2000, he passed the European Board of Pathology. Then he opened specialization of anatomical pathology, which he acquired in 2009. Since 2013 he's been a national consultant in this field. In January 1992, defended his doctoral thesis, "Number and Distribution of Dendritic Cells vs. Intensity and Composition of lymphocytomas in skin and stomach cancer. Immunohistochemical examinations"*. Leszek Woźniak was the thesis' supervisor. In 1992, he was an intern for a short period of time from the scope of the immunohistochemistry in Max Planck Institute in Göttingen. He was a scholar of the Kosciuszko Foundation at the National Institute for Neurological Diseases in Bethesda / Frederick, USA (1994-1995), where he conducted researches on the propagation of prions in experimental Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in mice. He was dealing with primary brain tumors. Moreover, he participated in the study of hemorrhagic fever viruses. Subsequently, he received a scholarship from the Austrian Government to stay at the Institute of Neurology at the University of Vienna in 1995-1996. As a result, he wrote his habilitation thesis, called: "Molecular and Immunohistochemical Analysis of Certain Pathogenic Factors for Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease in Mice"*, defended at the Faculty of the Medical Academy in Lodz (10th of June 1997). In addition to neuropathology, the subject of scientific research was related to other cancers, especially breast cancer and lymphatic system. Between 1999 and 2001 he took trips as a consultant to the University Hospital in Tromsø in Norway. In 1995, he became an Assistant Professor. Since 1998, he has been a Head of of Pathology and Oncology Department and since 2002, a Head of the Oncology Department at Medical Academy in Lodz. Also in 2002, he was entitled as a Professor, and obtained the position of University Associate Professor. In 2004 he took up his possition as full professor. Between 2002 and 2005, he worked as Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Medicine. Since 2004, he has been a member of the Senate of the Medical University in Łódź. Between 2005 and 2008 he was working as a Vice-President of Regional Medical Chamber in Łódź and as a Chairman of the Committee for Ethics. In 2008 he became a Vice-President for Research and International Cooperation, and in the next term he became a Vice-President for Students and Organizational Issues. In his two terms, he used to be the first Deputy Rector. In 2016, he won the elections of Rector.
Professor at the Institute of Automatic Control
In 1999 he graduated from the Faculty of Automatic Control, Electronics and Computer Science of Silesian University of Technology with a PhD degree. He works as a Full Professor at the Institute of Automatic Control. Moreover, he is a Vice-President for Research and Development (2016-2020). Since 2008, he has been working as a Head of the Department of Measurement and Control Systems at Silesian University of Technology. Between 2006 and 2016 he was working as a Deputy Director for the Faculty of Automatic Control. He also gained professional experience during his research trips to Germany, Denmark and the United Kingdom. In February 2016, as a result of a direct election, he was elected for a 4-year term as a Vice-President for Professional Relations of the International Institute of Acoustics and Vibration (IIAV), Vice-President for Communications (2007-2011), and a President (2010-2012). For many years, he has been organizing scientific conferences, taking place in many different countries, gathering from 700 to 1300 participants annually. He used to be a member of about 50 international scientific committees.
Dean of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the Warsaw University of Technology
Lech M. Grzesiak received the M.Sc. degree in electrical engineering and the Ph.D. and D.Sc. degrees from the Warsaw University of Technology (WUT), Warsaw, Poland. He is Senior Member of IEEE (2003).
In 1977, he joined WUT, where he is currently a Full Professor and holds the position of Dean of the Electrical Faculty. From 2004 to 2012, he was with the Institute of Physics, Nicolaus Copernicus University (NCU), Torun as a Professor . He was also the Co-Director of the European Centre of Excellence on Power Electronics and Intelligent Control for Energy Conservation—PELINCEC 2003–2006.
He has directed more than 30 R&D projects in the field of industrial electronics. He is the author or coauthor of more than 150 papers and as well as 2 books and chapters in many of books. He is the holder of more than 40 patents. His main research interests are in the applications of artificial intelligence in control systems, generally dedicated for adjustable-speed drives including automotive electric drive, servo drives, power electronic converters, and electrical energy generating and storage systems.
Prof. Grzesiak many years was an Associate Editor of the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS and currently is an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transaction on Industrial Informatics.
He is Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering (IJECE).
Polish politician, doctor, Member of Parliament Third and Fourth Term
In 1997-2005 he was a Democratic Left Alliance (Sojusz Lewicy Demokratycznej) deputy in Zielona Góra district.
President of Green Cars Cluster's Management Board
Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Transport;
Department of Information Technology and Mechatronics in Transport – Head of the Department;
Member of the Transportation Committee – Polish Academy of Sciences (TC PAS), Chair of the Innovation Group of TC PAS;
ECO-Mobility Association, President of the Association.
For several years he has been active in the fields of: ATS@APM and ATN, autonomous car, a mobility of people with limited mobility (exoskeletons, innovative wheelchairs, orthopaedic fixators). His field on interests includes: control theory, vehicles dynamics, artificial intelligence, biomechanics, ergonomics, new modes of urban transit. He is the author and co-author of seven monographs and over 150 scientific articles. He also conducted more than 30 research projects and projects for the industry. He was the project head for designing the development strategies for urban transport. In the years 2009-2015 he was the head of the project 'Eco-Mobility ‘ (9 000 000 ϵ) financed by European funds.
Director of the Institute of Electronics
Education: University of Wroclaw The Faculty of Chemistry, Mathematics, and the Faculty of Physics and Astronomy. 1975 Wrocław University of Science and Technology, PhD studies 1980, Doctor of Technical Science(s) 1983, Wrocław University of Science and Technology, doctor habilitatus 2003, Electrotechnical Institute, Associate Professor, Electrotechnical Institute 2010
Researcher: technical learning – engineering science, specializing in electrotechnical science of materials.
Employment: Wrocław University of Science and Technology - to 1981, Electrotechnical Institute - from 1981 until present, the Director of Electrotechnical Institute - from 2008 until present.
Member of: Committee on Electrical Engineering of Polish Academy of Sciences, Chairman of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education Appeals Panel
Associate Professor MD PhD
Medical Genetics Laboratory Specialist, Associate Professor at the Medical University in Łódź. Head of Clinical Genetics Department at Medical University in Łódź. He deals with dissemination of the latest achievements of clinical genetics and laboratory in Poland. By introducing the latest genetic disease analysis techniques leading to the most accurately characterized patient phenotype, introduction of an adequate therapy or selection of therapy for identified genetic changes and genetic counseling. He was granted a scholarship from the American Diabetes Association Mentorship at Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard Medical School in Boston. Winner of the UMED Rector Award in Łódź for scientific achievements 2010-2016, twice awarded with the Minister of Health Award 2009 and 2013. By sharing his experience, he implements research projects in cooperation with European and American Centers, training and expanding the knowledge and experience in the field of clinical genetics. Simultaneously, he conducts training courses and workshops for clinicians and diagnosticians from Poland. The leading scientific and diagnostic topic is the genetic basis of monogenic diabetes and selection of personalized therapy. Here, the referential Labolatory is the Institution administrated by Professor Borowiec. Patients with congenital malformations (Down, Noon and Marfan syndromes, and many others) are not left behind, as well as Prenatal Genetic Diagnosis performed by specialist clinics headed by prof. Borowiec.
Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Management at the University of Ecology and Management in Warsaw
In 2015 she graduated, with the PhD degree, from the Collegium of Management and Finance of SGH Warsaw School of Economics. Since 207, she has been dealing with the issue of clusters and cooperation within the area of strategic management. Katarzyna Adamiak has experience in research design, she used to work as a manager of qualitative and quantitative research. She actively participates in numerous conferences, where she has published the results of her research.
For 4 years, she has been working as an academic lecturer of subjects concerning management sciences in Polish and English language. Today she works as a Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Management at the University of Ecology and Management in Warsaw.
Associate Professor at Gdynia Maritime University
Prof. Jan Iwaszkiewicz PhD. Eng. In 1966 he obtained the degree of Master of Science in Electronic Engineering and started working at the Department of Marine Electrical Engineering at the Institute of Electrical Engineering. Between 1978 and 1982, he worked in the field of measurement automation, ultrasonic and pulse technology, and ship electronics at the Maritime Fishery Institute. In the eighties, Dr. Iwaszkiewicz worked abroad in France and at sea for the Basrah State Company. Later in his career, he worked on mathematical systems and held the position of manager at Compatibility Laboratory of Gdańsk branch. In 2000, he worked as a Deputy Director of the Research Division, and a year later he was a Director of the Institute of Electrical and Control Engineering. During his career, he has been the author, or co-author, of many scientific papers. Furthermore, he implemented a series of patents in the field of electrical engineering.
Specialist in energy sector.
He holds the position of General Manager in Energy Cluster Association in Spain, aiming at helping member companies to identify strategic challenges and initiatives in the energy area.
Head of research: combustion engines, ecology, dynamic processes, modeling of physical phenomena.
Passionate about science, research and calculation-related challenges. Associated with ecology, vehicles and equipment operation, electro-mobility, internal combustion engines, renewable sources of energy, dynamic processes modeling, and advanced mathematical techniques. He received a PhD degree in Technical Sciences at the Warsaw University of Technology. His doctoral thesis was awarded with Professor Zygmunt Szlachta PTNSS Award. Employed at Motor Transport Institute (ITS), Head and participant of numerous research projects (modelling the physico-chemical phenomena, developing of calculation methods, creating computer programs for the research results analysis), author of numerous scientific publications (in Combustion Engines, Environmental Engineering, Transport), designer of four-seater crash simulator, a device to force vibration of vehicles suspension, portable dynamometer for mopeds), active member of scientific and technical societies (PNTTE, PTNSS).
General Director of Polska Izba Pracy
Mr Blecharczyk worked in the local self-government for many years and is a former Vice President of the National Ecological Council and ZG LOP in Warsaw. He has vast experience in working as a lecturer and he is also the author of multiple publications in the field of environmental valorization, ecology and tourism promotion.
Dr Blecharczyk is member of the Polish Olympic Committee, sport and environment commission, co-organizer of many sports competitions in the National, European and World championships, hockey as well as speed skating, Ice Racing on the sports facilities of Sanok city. He participated in various national and international conferences and congresses, related to the subject sports and tourism infrastructures improvement in accordance with the principles of eco development. An expert in the field of environmental protection and nature conservation. After finishing work in local government he became a director of the Polish Chamber of Labor “Loyd S.A.“ in Cracow. Currently associated with investments of the cogeneration as well as prosumer programs, based on renewable energy sources, as a managing director in the Verbum Trans Group in Warsaw. He is a member of Alumni Association U.S. Department Exchange Programs - Leadership Program as a former participant of scholarship programs Poland - USA, member of the Scientific Council of Economic Cluster Poland - Arab Emirates. He was awarded with the Gold Medal of the Polish Success Academy, Patron and Partner of Polish Ecology, Merit for environmental protection.
Doctor of Technical Sciences
CEO of Green Electric Cars S.A. and a Managing Director of special purpose entities owned by Green Way Non-public Closed Investment Fund.
Mr Miron Maicki is a CEO of Green Electric Cars S.A. and a Managing Director of special purpose entities owned by Green Way Non-public Closed Investment Fund. He holds PhD of Economics Department of the University of Warsaw and is a graduate of the Management and Marketing Faculty and History Institute at the University of Warsaw. Mr. Maicki has experience in managing holdings, treasury-owned companies as well as cooperating with state and local governmental institutions.
In 1987-1990 he was holding a position of the Protocol Team Manager in the Foreign Cooperation Department of the Ministry of the National Education, a Member of the Management Board of hotel and tourism Gromada – Tourist group, an Executive Director of the Gromada Hotel in Warsaw, a Member of the Management Board of RUCH S.A., a Member of Supervisory Board of PHZ Bartimpex S.A. and an advisory to the Management Board of PHZ Bartimpex S.A., where he was responsible, among others, for trade cooperation with Israeli and Japanese companies. In 2001-2005 he was also the president of the Board of RUCH S.A.- the largest distributor of newspapers in Poland.
CEO of Finance Group LLC and a Member of Supervisory Board at Polski Instytut Eko Energii LLC
PhD Eng in technical sciences - academic discipline: construction and operation of machines, specialty: combustion engine and synthetic energy sources. A graduate of faculty of Mechanical Engineering at Wrocław University of Technology, major -Transport, specialization - Management and Transport System Design as well as Engineering and Ecology of the Means of Transport. He also graduated from Computer Science and Management, major – Financial Analysis.
Deputy Coordinating Supervisor of B+R&I Cluster, Economy Specialist at The National Centre for Research and Development in the field of business assessment of applications for co-financing, a specialist at KSU in technology counseling. He was a President of the Management Board at Finance Group sp. z o.o. and a Supervisory Board Member at Polish Eko Energia sp. z o.o., cooperated with science and research entities in order to implement research and development project, a lecturer at The International University of Logistics and Transport in Wrocław and Wrocław School of Information Technology.
He has practical experience in: conversion of heat energy into electrical energy using Thermoelctric generator (TEG), waste use to supply combustion engine with power, creation of cogeneration systems, management of preparation and implementation of investment projects in the aforementioned fields and support with creation of research and development departments in SME.
He is a cocreator of 6 inventions submitted to Polish Patent Office, an author or a coauthor of 2 coursebooks and over 30 publications in prestigious national and foreign scientific journals, a speaker or coorganizer of number of scientific and/or business conferences.
Projects coordinator in Road and Bridge Research Institute
Since 2003, the EU projects coordinator in Road and Bridge Research Institute. Between 1995 and 2002 General Director of the Institute of Spatial Planning and Municipal Economy in Warsaw
In the years 1991-95, he was Research Secretary at the Institute, a Head of the research programme “Transport-Planning and Management”, and the World Bank local consultant
Between 1990-91,a Head of the Urban Transport Dpt. at the Institute. At earlier stage of his career he worked as a Head of the governmental research programme on municipal public transport – at the Institute. In the mid 80’s he worked as a professor at the University of Garyounis in Benghazi.
Between 1971 and 1984 senior designer at the Bureau for Planning the Development of Warsaw and simultaneously a general designer of transportation systems in Tripoli.
Coordinator of B+R&I Cluster
He obtained PhD at Wrocław University of Technology after defending an interdisciplinary thesis on synthesis, physics and chemistry as well as molecular modeling. Apart from his scientific activity, he also cooperates with entrepreneurs to create and implement innovative solutions. He can boast of patent applications, patents, implementations and more than 12 international publications.
Subject areas of his works are as follows: nanotechnology, innovations in medicine, materials engineering, automation, IT, business models, R&D management as well as Innovations.
He conducts his scientific-research AGH University
AGH University of Science and Technology , Power Engineering Centre in Cracow and Central Mining Institute in Katowice. He conducts his scientific-research and consultancy activity in the field of energy.
He began his work in Jaworzno III Power Plant in Jaworzno and is connected with power engineering since 1985. In years 2008-2015, Mr. Tokarski was the Vice-president of the Board for Strategy and Development in Tauron Wytwarzanie S.A. (2010-2014). In years 2013-2016 he was the President of Polish Power Plants Economic Association’s Board (Polish: “Towarzystwo Gospodarcze Polskie Elektrownie” - TGPE), a member of the Polish Electricity Association (Polish: “Polski Komitet Energii Elektrycznej” – PKEE) and a representative of PKEE for Energy Policy and Generation in EURELECTRIC in Brussels. He was a member of many corporations’ supervisory boards.
Currently a member of Power Engineering Problems Committee in the Polish Academy of Science, member of the Polish Committee for World Energy Council and Polish Power Plants Economic Association. He is a member of supervisory board of a European company called KIC Innoenergy SE which deals with implementation of modern energy technologies. Since the very beginning of economic transformation in Poland, Mr. Tokarski dealt with co-creation and reviewing of regulations in the field of energy in the country and the EU. The author of inventions, numerous publications and commentaries in terms of environmental, climatic and market regulations in power engineering.
Associate Professor Department of Power Electronics and Electrical Machines, Faculty of Electrical and Control Engineering
Recognising the contribution made to the development of electrical engineering, particularly for achievements in scientific and didactic care, he was awarded with a commemorative medal of the 50th anniversary of SEP in Gdansk and Medal of Michal Doliwo Dobrowolski (SEP Management Board decision in Warsaw).
He is a member of the Kashubian Institute in Gdańsk and "Drogami Tischnera" Association (eng. Tischner Road Association*) in Łopuszna. Scientific, didactic and organizational activities have been honored with state decorations: the Golden Cross of Merit, the Medal of the National Education Commission and the Gold Medal for the Long Service. For his contribution to the field of cooperation with INP - ENSEEIHT - LAPLACE in Toulouse (France), he received a medal commemorating the 400th anniversary of the French Consulate in Gdańsk establishment.
His is interested in studying philosophical thought and biography of the priest, Professor Józef Tischner. Mieczysław Ronkowski is an owner of a cat, called, Michałek, (to remind him of Michał Fraday law - the law, according to Professor Walter Lewin, “And that (Faraday’s law) runs our economy” (8.02 Electricity and Magnetism, Lecture 17, Spring 2002, Massachusetts Institute of Technology).
General Director of Francuski Instytut Gospodarki
Mr Woźniak was the CEO of strategic consultancy and Top Management training company for the Francuski Instytut Gospodarki Polska for 20 years. He conducts seminaries and conferences and strategic consultancy for owners and managing crews of Polish and foreign businesses. He cooperated with over 100 enterprises, including: Ciech, the European Leasing Fund, Work Service Group, Pilkington, Rockwool and ZPUE.
An expert on strategic management in Polish and foreign companies, he specializes in enterprise development projects with use of strategy implementing systems related to Balanced Scorecard method. In the past he worked in France, with such companies as: Alcatel and in French branch of Ernst&Young
President of the Management Board – Polish Maritime Cluster, a head of the Economics and Management Department, Gdynia Maritime University
Mr Grzybowski was the President of the Management Board of POLISH MARITIME CLUSTER, a member of Athens Institute of Education and Research, and the head of Department of Economics and Management in Gdynia Maritime University, he also held the position of visiting professor at Mid Sweden University MITTUNIVERSITET. Mr Grzybowski was also the Chairman of the Scientific Council at Security & Safety Research Institute (www.sasri.eu). He also held the seat of the Director at Baltic Sea Region Observatory. He was also the editor-in-chief in Internet Manager and Transfer Wiedzy. Expert in “Horizons 2020” program. Chairman of the Cargo Transport Logistics Department in Gdańsk in years 2014-2016. Mr Grzybowski also participated in “Intelligent Cities” program committee, as well as in European Committee for “Skills and Careers in the Blue Economy”.He was a Maritime Think Tank leader in Linkedin, and a member of Intelligent Specialization of Pomerania “Offshore technologies as well as harbor and logistics technologies, and working Team for coordination of implementing SUERMB in Poland at Ministry of Foreign Affairs”. He was also the project manager of “Commercialization of research results as well as creating entrepreneurial framework by Gdynia Maritime University”, project no.: WND-POKL.08.01.01-22-009/10, type of the project: Priority VIII: Regional Economy Staff, Operation 8.2: Knowledge transfer, implementation period: 2010-2012, and the Coordinator of Polish part of the MARCHAIN project – realized as a part of cluster of BSR StarDust projects (Baltic Sea Region Program), project no.: VINNOVA#058 StarDust, type of the project: international project, period of implementation: The Strategic Project on Trans-national Commercial Activities in Research & Innovation, Clusters and in SME-Networks, financing sources: European Union. Mr Grzybowski also occupied the position of the President of Baltic Sea Region Observatory. He also organized the Innovation Center and of TENTacle Gdynia THIK TANK – for the TENTacle project, leader of Region Blekinge, period of realization: 01 March, 2016 – 01 March, 2019 (co-funded by the Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme), as well as approx.. 90 conferences, seminars and panel discussions, including the ones of European Maritime Day. He was also the chairman of scientific seminar “Economics and Management in 21stCentury”
Head of the Postgraduate Studies „Akademia Energetyki”
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development in Cabinet of Jerzy Buzek
President of European Association of Environmental Protection
Graduated from International Management School-Marco Ltd, Academy of Internal Affairs where he became second lieutenant of MO, Jagiellonian University and University of Silesia where he defended his M.A. thesis in sociology of management and organizations. During his research and teaching and lecturing and consulting he dealt with rural sociology, sociology of management and organizations, sociology of work, methodology of sociological research, history of social thought, sociology of education, macro - and micro sociology, social conflict, social engineering, social psychology, macroeconomics, social ecology, mathematical induction and the theory of hypothesis testing in sociological research. As he says he has examined about 1 thousand of students at full-time and part-time studies. He participated in the implementation of several national social studies and government programs, including research in rural areas. among others, PR Nauczyciele 77, research in fertility of Polish women, rural studies, research in indigenous areas in Poland, research on the development of industry and increase in its adverse effect on public health.
President of the University of Economy (WSG) in Bydgoszcz
Mr Sikora is a founder of a computer company “PC KOLFER” and a multi-sectorial enterprise “KOLFER” LLC – a renowned tour operator, which has been operating in the tourist and hotel industry for over 25 years. The “KOLFER” LLC was one of the first regional private institutions, dealing with national and international tourism, information technology as well as training in these industries.
Currently, he is the President of the University of Economy (WSG) in Bydgoszcz. WSG is a non-profit organization, providing educational services in 19 faculties including, among others, tourism and leisure, economics, mechatronics, creative industries, architecture, building engineering and computer science. The University conducts scientific activities with the support of the Department of Scientific Research and Development of Scientific Staff, which is responsible for organizing and conducting activities related to financing scientific research of the staff, supporting the process of professional development of the staff and initiating scientific and research cooperation with external entities.
Krzysztof Sikora is also stands as an organizer of economic missions and study trips to the EU member states. Represented the Kujawy-Pomerania Voivodeship on the biggest European fairs, such as ITB Berlin, CeBIT Hannover. From 2006 until 2010, he was holding the position of Chairman of the Kujawy-Pomerania Regional Council, and managed to implement multiple number of initiatives for entrepreneurial regional development.
From 2012 Mr Sikora holds the position of the President of the Economic Council of the Kujawy-Pomerania Voivodeship, which aim lies in the selection of a strong, unified and long-lasting representation of the business community of Kujawy-Pomerania Voivodeship, able to effectively articulate and defend its interests before local self-government and government administration.
CEO of Polski Instytut Eko Energii Sp. z o.o., Manager for innovation and development of B+R&I Cluster
CEO of Polski Instytut Eko Energii Sp. z o.o., Manager for innovation and development of B+R&I Cluster.
Master of Mathematics - a graduate of University of Wrocław, faculty of Mathematics, specialization - Mathematics in economy and insurance. Manager for innovation.
CEO of Polski Instytut Eko Energii Sp. z o.o., Manager for innovation and development of B+R&I Cluster. She has 5-year executive experience in managing operational activity of SME sector, practical experience in assessing business plans, managing processes of drawing up, implementing and settling investment and R&D projects, experience in conducting courses in financial and insurance mathematics as well as economics.
She is a co-author of 3 inventions submitted to Polish Patent Office, a co-author of trade publication and a co-organizer of numerous science and business conferences.
CEO at "TWERD" Power Electronics Company
MSc in Electrical Engineering, graduated from Gdańsk University of Technology. Since 1989 he has run his business - TWERD" Power Electronics Company. There were worked out and implemented frequency converters AFC and MFC series (with one- and three-phase mains).
Between 1973 and 1988 he worked as a service engineer in Electrical&Electronic Equipment „APATOR” in Torun. He was awarded with numerous awards, including: Employers' Greetings of Pomerania and Kuyavia 2017 we received honorable mention in the category: Micro and Small Entrepreneur for: "Enabling its own staff in cooperation activities on a global scale to exploit the potential of Polish technical thinking. On 7 December 2015, in Warsaw, the winners of the XVIII edition of the Polish Product of the Future competition were presented with awards. The competition was organized by the Polish Agency for Enterprise Development. His company received Honorable mention for one of our projects co-created with Warsaw University of Technology. The same project received also the Special Award of the Ministry of Economy for product with the most potential to reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions the company received the title of "Leader Innovation of Pomerania and Kuyavia 2014” in the category of Small Enterprise. This award the company received for the four quadrant, three-level, 1000-1200V supplied frequency converter. This type of frequency converter can been widely used in middle voltage and high power drives, especially in mining industry.
Associate Professor in ITS Center for Material Testing
Since 2003, he has been working at the Motor Transport Institute in Warsaw. Currently, he is an Associate Professor at the Centre for Material Testing and Mechatronics. During his career was working as Quality Assurance Manager in accredited research laboratory and Mechatronics Engineering Manager. The profile of my professional duties has changed as a result of further reorganization inside the Institute from a specialist in automotive lighting, through certification and type-approval tests of elements of equipment and vehicle components, to designing and testing structural components of both infrastructure and vehicles. Between 2011and 2014 he participated in a post-doctoral internship at the Institute of Fundamental Technological Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences, where he worked as a Project Manager.
As a result of the successful internship, he received a PhD degree in mechanics. As a contractor, he participated in several projects on transport, construction and construction of vehicles and their equipment. In addition, he was a manager of 4 projects. Furthermore, he is author and co-author of 5 patent applications and patents, over 100 reviewed publications, 39 of which are indexed in the Scopus database. On the top od that, Wojciech gave dozens of speeches at national and international conferences in the field of electrical engineering, mechanics and materials engineering. Last but not least, he consistently cooperates with publishers of 5 JCR reviews journals and the NCBR, as an expert evaluating applications within Smart Growth Operational Programme
Since 2014, she has been working as an Assistant of Project Manager.
Graduated from the Academy of Physical Education in Warsaw with MA degree. Since 2014, she has been working as an Assistant of Project Manager. Within the project, she is responsible for running and supervising the project documentation from pre-incubation to a capital entry, conducting field research on the market (making purchases of products or services - she prepares bids and inquiries). Additionally, she is responsible for organizing trainings, corporate conferences and meetings of cluster members and cluster's Board. On the top of that, she also cooperates with trainers and experts in terms of preparation of training programs, performs promotional activities, focusing on acquiring business partners and building business relationships, prepares protocols, reports and documentation as well as cooperates and maintains business relationships with internal departments of the Company and cooperating companies, supports employees in working with documentation.
IFS Poland Sp. z o.o.
He graduated from the Faculty of Management at the University of Warsaw with MA degree. Master of economic sciences, specialization: Enterprise organization and management. Finished postgraduate studies in logistics and production process analysis, IFS Administration, SQL, reporting, installation and configuration, SQL Server Reporting Services, Oracle Server (IFS Poland Sp. z o.o.). Obtaining title of Implementation Consultant of Oracle E-bussiness Suite (Oracle Polska Sp. z o.o.) and diploma of self-employed accountant (Polbi). Since January 1991 he has been an owner of Sekwencja Sp. z o.o., where he works with leading ERP system vendors, he conducts projects in Poland and abroad. Furthermore, he explores the market and develops business plans as well as investment studies in advanced technologies.
President of the Management Board at Sekwencja Sp. z o.o. The Chairman of the Cluster's Board is responsible for technological cooperation, acquiring and verifying the Company's partners and moderating a close group of collaborators within the Klaster.info - technological cluster. He is responsible for implementing pro-innovation services and acquiring orders for services related to the development and implementation of innovative solutions. He is also involved in drawing up export development plans, business plans and feasibility studies of investment projects related to modern technologies. In 2009, he obtained grants for Klaster.info, moreover, he implemented a project with the highest support among the remaining clusters. He has cooperated with 7 clusters from Italy, Spain, Belarus and the Balkans. He also developed the first research and development projects on cooperation with clusters from Belarus and Ukraine. Since January 2009, he has held the position of Partner of the Management Board - Limited Partner in Sekwencja Limited Liability Company Consulting Sp.k. where he manages the Company, coordinates advisory projects, acquires financing, manages staff and creates new services and business centers.
Vice-President of the Management Board at SAMPI Research Sp. z o.o.
Graduated from Medical Academy of Lublin. In 2003 he gained MD, PhD with honors. From the very beginning of his professional career, he has been associated with the medical sector. He began his professional career in 1999 at the Independent Public Clinical Hospital No 4 in Lublin, the Department of Cardiology, where he worked until 2010. Since 2007 he has been the President of the Management Board at Vektor Sp. z o.o. Since 2009 the Vice-President of the Management Board at SAMPI Research Sp. z o.o. and senior executive at ARION Group, comprising: ARION Hospitals sp. z o.o., ARION Med Sp. z o.o and ARION Pharma Sp. z o.o. He was the Górnik Medical Center manager, Head of Central Health Care Services, coordinator of the Guaranteed Benefits, Head of the Drug Policy Department. Furthermore, he was a lecuturer at the University of Management from the field of public health and Administration in Zamość. Author and co-author of 66 publications in medical journals and 224 publications of papers abstracts presented at scientific conferences. He has participated in several research projects and grants from the Scientific Research Committee. He is a member of many scientific societies including the Polish Cardiac Society (PTK), the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), the European Cardiac Arrhythmia Association (ECAS), Polish Society of Social Medicine and Public Health (PTMSiZP) , the Polish Pharmacoeconomics Society (PTFE). He is interested in history and psychology. His professional fields of interest include economics of health care, medical technology, EBM and cardiology, especially, cardiac pacing, atrial fibrillation, chronic heart failure and cardiac resynchronization therapy. He leads active lifestyle, he enjoys sailing, windsurfing, diving and skiing. Married, father of three children.
He received the M.Sc degree (with honors) and P.hD degree in electronic engineering from the Warsaw University of Technology, Poland in 1999 and 2005 respectively. Since then, he has been cooperating with the Institute of Microelectronics and Optoelectronics (VLSI Engineering and Design Automation Division). After graduation from doctoral studies in 2005 and obtaining the title of Doctor of Technical Sciences in the field of electronics (title of his diploma paper: "Bipolar Phenomena in SOI-MOS Transistors", supervisor: Prof. Wiesław Kuźmicz, PhD), he used to work at the Faculty of Electronics and Information Technology Warsaw University of Technology as an Assistant Professor. In addition to his didactic and research activities, including supervising M.A. papers and didactic courses at the Warsaw University of Technology, he actively participated in researches carried out at the Department of Integrated Circuit Design and Systems (ITE-Z09) of the Institute of Electron Technology (ITE) where he started working as an Assistant Professor. Since February 2012, he has been working as a manager of the ITE-Z09. Since April 2015, he has been a member of the Scientific Council of the Institute of Electron Technology.
His main Ph.D. relative interests cover modeling of technological SOI fabrication process and electrical models of SOI devices, statistical yield simulations and mismatch modeling. He is also interested in C++ and JAVA programming and hardware description languages like VHDL.
A competent specialist in the state economy, international security, with very good knowledge of using package deals in special international trade. Doctoral studies at the Faculty of Management and Command of the Academy of National Defence, doctoral thesis entitled Offset Agreements and their Importance to Poland, Human Capital scholarship for preparing an expert opinion on the market for Pratt & Whitney Rzeszów S.A. (WSK PZL Rzeszów). Her scientific work has been used by the Department of Armaments Policy of the Ministry of National Defence for regulation of the offset policy in Poland (amendment of the Offset Act in line with the EU Directive). Member of the Polish Industrial Lobby.
Professor emeritus at Warsaw University
Włodzimierz Koczara is a graduate of the Warsaw University of Technology (1966). He became a PhD and then an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the Warsaw University of Technology, respectively in 1973 and 1977. He became a Professor in 1988.
He works at the Faculty of Law at the University of Warsaw. He started his didactic and scientific works in 1966 at the Electrical Department, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, at the Warsaw University of Technology.
Since 1981 he has been the Head of the Electrical Department, continuing the subject matter and traditions of the said Department. The Institute belongs to the Institute of Control and Industrial Electronics at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the Warsaw University of Technology.
Currently he is a Full Professor at the Warsaw University of Technology.
Professional experience in making investments, acquiring further funding rounds and exit from investments
1. Cooperate with the POLFA pharmaceutical company in Tarchomin to obtain 6-amino-penicillin to be used in production of synthetic penicillin (1997-80)
2. Center of Inhibitors Technology (CTI) sp. z o.o.. Foundation of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan ul. Rubież 46
Development of foundations of innovative medicine projects. Projects prepared for accession to financial implementation.
a / Isolation by affinity chromatography of penicillin amidase enzyme. The aim was to obtain 6-Aminopenicillin, which was used in the manufacture of synthetic penicillinpatents: P. 126358; 219402.
b/ Development of peptide inhibitor technology for medical purposes. Inhibition of pathogenic enzymes responsible for occurrence of diseases. Their source are "human friendly" formulas, preferably food products, selected plants, placenta and fetal water of humans and animals. Finished with Polish and international patent. (EP 12163789.6).
c / Development of the use of natural cystatin as a synthetic replacement for chlorhexidine in the treatment of periodontitis in humans and dogs.
PhD in the field of biological sciences - cell biology
. Since 2011, he has been working as an Associate Professor at the Institute of Immunology and Experimental Therapy at the Polish Academy of Sciences in Wroclaw. He was an intern at the Department of Biochemistry, the Institute for Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital in Oslo, Norway, and the Division of Biomedical Science, Imperial College of Medicine in London, UK. The areas of his scientific interests cover medical and veterinary diagnostics and antineoplastic therapy. Furthermore, he is an author of 45 original papers, 8 inspections and 3 chapters in books, as well as 11 patent applications. He conducts basic research and R&D.
Vice-Director at the Institute of Electron Technology (ITE) - Division in Krakow
Piotr Guzdek, PhD Eng., author and or co-author of almost 60 publications in scientific journals, including 40 publications in prestigious journals highlighted in Journal Citation Reports. He participated in 12 presentations at the national conferences and in 26 international conferences. He is a co-author of one patent and three patent applications. Piotr Guzdek, PhD Eng., actively raises funds for basic research and industrial research related to development of innovative, reliable solutions for the Polish industry. He conducted 3 research projects, funded by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education and the NCN. In addition, he participated as a main contractor in 4 research projects, 3 European projects and 1 POIG project.
In his research, he mainly focuses on magneto-electric materials (ceramic, metallic and composite), which, apart from the typical magnetic properties, have properties that make them practical
President of Economic Chamber Medycyna Polska
Between 1981 and 2012 he used to work as a Director in several hospitals.
Health policy and health economy lecturer. Author of numerous publications and advisory projects concerning the above mentioned subjects. Parliamentary committees and Ministry of Health Consultant in terms of legal and organizational solutions. Co-author of the first Act on Public Health Centers and other legal acts. Member of the EESSI Project Steering Committee.
Inaugural member of The Society of Health Care Managers (STOMOZ) and it’s first Secretary General (1990). Since 1991, he has been a Member of the Management Board in Education and Health Center Counselling. Since 2001, he has been the Vice-President of Health Comitee at Polish Chamber of Commerce. Between 1995 and 2013, the Chairman of Economic Chamber Medycyna Polska. Since 2013, he has been the President of Economic Chamber Medycyna Polska
Mayor of Krynica Zdrój
Environmental protection specialist
He has extensive experience in implementing tasks in the field of environmental protection
Specialist in research and energy sector
She is responsible for supervising international and European projects in Energy Cluster Association in Spain.
Project manager at Kraków Technology Park (KTP) sp. z o.o.
Manager with many years of experience in international FMCG and financial companies (Sainsbury's Sourcing Office, Deutsche Bank). Several years of experience in government administration.
She has extensive experience in project management, including budgeting, negotiating contracts and contracts with clients. Managing activities and projects concerning internal and corporate communication (restructuring, acquisition services, development of activities or entering the market). Responsible for developing standards concerning introducing products to the maket, managing the implementation of food and industrial products, and purchasing food products with their own brand for Sainsbury's Supermarkets Ltd. Currently, she works as project manager at Kraków Technology Park (KTP) sp. z o.o. SMART_KOM project coordinator. Krakow in Smart Cities network. Responsible for coordinating various projects within Kraków Living Lab. Graduated from the Faculty of Humanities and Philology of the Jagiellonian University; postgraduate studies in SME and regional development, graduate of the Warsaw Banking Institute "Talent Management Program". Author of series of analyzes and reports on the economic development of Malopolska, local food products, and the concept of Smart City implementation. Reviewer of new fields of sociological studies devoted to the topic of urban issues.
Mayor of Żywiec
IT and management specialist
He has extensive experience in developing IT, controlling and accounting systems, IT consulting and web analysis.
Graduated from Poznań School of Banking. He speaks fluent English and good Russian. He is an experienced specialist in the field of financial management, financial restructuring and fundraising (arrangement of financing) for the needs of investment financing (from EU subsidies and financial market: banks, funds and leasing companies). He also deals with the implementation of the strategy of using in practice the methodology of Balanced Scorecard and Value Based Management. He is an acclaimed lecturer in economic and financial subjects in Polish Accountants’ Association. He specializes in projects of the following sectors: banking, fuel and energy as well as automotive industry. He arranged the financing for the implementation of many projects related to renewable energy sources.
Lecturer and doctoral candidate at AGH University of Science and Technology in Cracow, involved in the implementation of various projects co-financed by EU funds.
Currently, Head of the Sustainable Infrastructure Cluster.
He graduated from The Faculty Of History at the Jagiellonian University. Currently, Head of the Sustainable Infrastructure Cluster.
Between 2008 and 2015, President of the Menagement Board of Counselling Institute sp. z o.o. that runs dozens of investment projects for the SME sector. Between 2001 and 2015 she provided supervision over investment projects and consultancy for SME sector cofinanced by the EU in the operational programmes of regional and Polish nationwide programming. Since 2000, Head of Institute of Training and Consultancy Services, where he is responsible for content-related supervision over training and consultancy projects for companies and institutions on such projects as:
Transformation of Independent Community Health Care Centres run by municipalities, districts and regions; cycle training in 2002. for health services managers - about 600 doctors.
Study: ABC export for SMEs; training project cofinanced by the EU within the Phare 2000 covering 70 companies in 2002.
Trainings related to the preparation of SMEs staff to design, implement and improve quality management systems; training project co-financed by the EU within the Phare 2000 - about 40 companies in 2002.
Specialist in energy, telecommunication and IT sector
Co-founder at Wolves Summit
Piotr Piasek, Co-founder at Wolves Summit, The Sales Gate, See Bloggers and Marketing Day.
Wolves Summit is not only a conference for startups. This is a place, where technology meets design, sales, marketing and investors all together. It was established for entrepreneurs who are hungry for success and follow their instincts.
See Bloggers is the biggest festival gathering influencers and websites creators. Cofounder of Startup Manual publication - a course book about building technological startup. He supports finding the best startups in CEE region and corporations in terms of innovation. Entrepreneur with 11 years of experience in setting up traditional and internet businesses.
Married to Barbara Piasek.
Developement Director at Abrys Co.
Graduated from Political Science and Journalism at Adam Mickiewicz University (AMU) in Poznań. Electronic technician, after graduation from Electronic Technical School in Poznań. From the beginning of his career, he has been associated with Abrys Sp. z o.o.
Currently, Development Director. He has many years of experience in organizing and conducting trainings and conferences in the field of environmental protection, including environmental protection in transport and sustainable transport.Co-ordinator of three editions of Eko Media Forum - the largest exhibition and publishing event in Poland promoting ecological education. Co-ordinator representing the Polish partner in two Leonardo da Vinci projects related to the transfer of environmental knowledge. Author of numerous articles for trade magazines, including "Transport Samochodowy" quarterly. He cooperates with publishing houses, including "Czysta Energia", "Przegląd Komunalny" and www.portalkomunalny.pl. Honored by the Minister of the Environment with the honorary award for "Contribution to Environmental Protection and Water Management".
Vice-President of Association of Municipalities Polish Network "Energie Citiés"
He's a director of the Office of Infrastructure and Deputy Chairman of the Panel on Climate Protection in the Office of the Capital City of Warsaw and Vice-President of the Association of Municipalities Polish Network "Energie Cités". Leszek Drogosz carries out the tasks in terms of ensuring security of providing residents with electricity, heat, gas and water, as well as in terms of sewerage. He also deals with issues of climate protection, energy efficiency and renewable energy sources. All current professional work he devoted to Warsaw, managing and supervising municipal units of the transport sector (Municipal Bus Company, Warsaw Trams, Warsaw Metro, Municipal Roads Management Board), water and wastewater management (MPWiK S.A.), heat engineering (SPEC SA) and waste management (MPO and ZUSOK). He is involved in projects of several large and medium-sized EU programs, including the Cohesion Fund ("Czajka" Wastewater Treatment Plant). For many years he’s been working with international organizations and NGOs, representing Warsaw in, among others, Eurocities, C40 Large Cities Climate Leadership Group and the Association of Polish Cities. He’s the main originator of Panel on Climate Change, acting under the leadership of the President of the Capital City of Warsaw.
Stanisław M. Pietruszko - absolwent Wydziału Elektroniki Politechniki Warszawskiej, z macierzystą uczelnią związał się od razu po studiach. Stopień doktora uzyskał w Bombaju (1981 r.). Od tamtego czasu aktywnie współpracował w ramach programów rządowych z Indiami, Tajlandią, Chinami, Koreą, Japonią i Brazylią. Był twórcą i koordynatorem Centrum Fotowoltaiki Politechniki Warszawskiej oraz instalacji systemów fotowoltaicznych (54 kW) na fasadzie Gmachu Inżynierii Środowiska PW. Zrealizował 52 projekty, w tym 20 projektów Unii Europejskiej oraz 15 grantów z KBN i MNiSW, Amerykańskiego Departamentu Energii, Politechniki Warszawskiej i innych. Jego 43-letnia kariera naukowa dotyczy badań cienkowarstwowych ogniw fotowoltaicznych i tranzystorów oraz badań modułów i systemów fotowoltaicznych. Jest autorem ponad 160 publikacji naukowych oraz posiada bogate doświadczenia w zakresie wymiany informacji, zarządzania oraz polityki.
Jest członkiem Komitetu Sterującego Europejskiej Technologicznej Platformy Fotowoltaicznej. W tym 25-osobowym zespole nakreśla kierunki rozwoju fotowoltaiki w UE i był koordynatorem sieci fotowoltaiki w krajach nowoprzyjętych do UE. Był polskim obserwatorem w IEA PVPS, jest członkiem Komitetów Programowych wielu konferencji dotyczących fotowoltaiki i odnawialnych źródeł energii.
Społecznie pełni funkcję prezesa Polskiego Towarzystwa Fotowoltaiki oraz jest członkiem Zarządu Polskiego Towarzystwa Energetyki Słonecznej - ISES.
Vice President of IPM sp. z o.o. Board z o.o.
Consultant in the field of innovation, technology transfer, evaluation, European projects, information society and application of information technology in public administration (e-government). He prepared, negotiated, and supervised many of innovative IT projects with budget of several billion Euros. He reviewed conclusions and evaluated projects and programs financed with national and European public funds. A graduate of the University of Science and Technology in Cracow. In 1996-2000 Head of Department of Information Systems in the Scientific Research Committee. Then in 2000-2007 Head of International Co-operation Office and Board Advisor at Infovide S.A. In 2006-2007 also Development Director of Computer Systems at the Institute of Control Systems in Chorzów (currently, the Institute of Innovative Technologies EMAG). Co-founder and Technical Director of Innovation and Information Society Institute in Katowice – the first private research and development center in Poland (2007-2008). Co-founder of one2tribe sp. z o.o. z o.o. - the company manufacturing games and on computer and other electronic devices, gamification platforms (2003) and IPM sp. z o.o. - consulting company - the field of management of innovation processes in organizations (2008). Silesian ICT Cluster Animator (2011-2016). Active member and expert of Polish Information Processing Society. Co-founder of Practitioners Association for Knowledge Management. Expert of " Mikromakro Institute" Foundation. Project evaluator in EU research and Framework Programmes of Research and EU Development (the European Commission), Leonardo da Vinci program, Norwegian Fund and in The National Centre for Research and Development (NCBR). System projects Advisor in the 7th and the 8th priority axis of the Innovative Economy Programme.
CEO of Podlaska Regional Development Foundation.
Andrzej Parafiniuk - CEO of Podlaska Regional Development Foundation, Honorary Consul of the Republic of Finland. Lawyer by education. He graduated from the University of Warsaw. He has high qualifications and many years of experience in strategic consulting, marketing and financial consulting. He managed Know How Fund - the greatest British Fund project in Eastern Europe – Polish-British Enterprise Development Programme. He used to be a member of Supervisory Boards in several enterprises. Today he is a CEO of Podlaska Regional Development Foundation and co-founder of regional surety fund and equity fund (venture capital), which he has managed since 1995.
He has been sitting in Committees Monitoring PORPW, RPO, the Norwegian and Swiss Financial Mechanism programme. His whole professional career has been devoted to regional development, to economic development in particular. Since 10 July 2013, he has been in the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Finland in Białystok.
Advisor of the Chief Inspector of Environmental Protection
Andrzej Miłoszewski - Master of Science in the field of environmental engineering, graduated from the Warsaw University of Technology - the Faculty of Environmental Engineering, specialization: water supply and waste disposal. He has 46 years of professional experience in Administrative departments of the State on central and provincial-level related to environmental protection, and the control of the environment users in particular. In the 1980s, he co-founded the first central institution of control in this respect, namely, The State Environmental Inspection and the new control system of environment users, related to the said Inspection. A longtime Director of the Team/Department of Jurisprudence in the Chief Inspectorate for Environmental Protection.
For 13 years, the Board Member of the competition called “Polish Ecology Leader” organised by the Minister of Environment. Competition Winner of the 1st Level Award granted by the Polish Minister of Environment for the participation in "Identification and Valuation of Ecological Damages in areas of the Russian Federation". Co-author and author of numerous analysis resulting from the scope the Inspection activities, including the first "Report on the Environmental Status".
Currently employed as a Main Advisor in the Chief Inspector of Environmental Protection.
Awarded the Silver and the Gold Cross of Merit, and the Silver and Golden Award for "Distinguished Environment Protection and Water Management".
an entrepreneur, organizer and coordinator of INNOWATORZY PL Cluster
A graduate of vocational degree course – management, marketing, economic analysis and controlling, electrical technician electronic engineer foreman. Russian – good, English – mediocre. An electronic engineer constructor in industries such as energy, geophysics and nuclear power – control room dispatcher in a power station. He took part in exploration and study of Polish copper deposits as well as in protection against radiation – participation in construction and study of tissue-like materials for measurements of consumed dose.
In 1960-2000 an entrepreneur. At first, company of natural person Ryszard Sawa in Otwock. Since 1993 company with share capital – RYSZARD SAWA Ltd, in Józefów, employment of up to 83 people, production and trade: electronic language classes, telecommunication, including retro-style phones as well as automotive electronics. Export 70%: North America, Europe, North Africa. Conducting research and development projects of own innovations implementation in cooperation with research institutions.
In 1979-2000 a member of executive committee of Polish Foreign Trade Chamber, then a co-organizer of National Chamber of Commerce, and organizer and chair of Exporter Club at Polish Foreign Trade Chamber. Since 1999, an organizer and participant of numerous government and business trade missions.
In 2000-2016, a co-author of “Mazowsze w drodze do Unii Europejskiej” programme [Eng. Masovia on the way to European Union], a founder and CEO at “Życzliwy Przedsiębiorca w Polsce” [Eng. Kind Entrepreneur in Poland] – dealing with development of entrepreneurships, especially of micro and small ones www.bifund.org.pl
An expert at Innovation Centre of Polish Federation of Engineering Associations FSNT–NO as well as an expert in „Polska 2020” [Eng. Poland 2020] Foresight’s National Programme, an organizer and manager of INNOWATORZY PL. Cluster www. KlasterINNOWATORZY.pl
Since 2009 she's been linked with the publishing industry, for 3 years has been dealing with energy topics. Currently she's an editorial head of reo.pl - Renewable Energy Market, one of the most frequently cited sources of information about the RES market. She also supports the organization of sectoral events that promote renewable energy sources, including International Renewable EnergyCongress - GreenPower.
He graduated from Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Electronics and since 1971 he's been professionally associated with telecommunications. In 1971-1992 he worked in PTT, and Ministry of Communications and the BPT Telbank SA (now Exatel) and NASK (1992-2012). During this period he successfully led major telecommunications projects. He acquired his skills and experience in key areas related to telecommunications both in terms of regulations and applicable technologies and investment processes. In 2006 - 2012 he managed projects of radio networks construction and colocation systems development.
Currently he's involved in work related to smart grids and Renewable Energy Sources. He is also an expert of the Implementing Authority for European Projects in the field of applications for financing telecom projects from EU funds (IEOP actions 8.3 and 8.4). Since 2005 he's been a member of the Association of Telecommunication Engineers SIT and the Association of Telecommunications Engineers of the European Union FITCE. He is also a member of the Polish Society for Photovoltaics.
Chairman of the Board in Kiędzierzynski-Kozelski Industrial Park LLC, Coordinator of Specialty Chemicals Cluster “Chem-Ster”
Graduate of Warsaw School of Economics (Faculty of Foreign Trade). In years 1990-1999 he held the Partner’s position in Access Ltd., and he was made a member of the management board of Rothschild Polska Ltd afterwards. In years 2005-2006 he worked as the Privatization Office President in Nafta Polska PLC. Mr Skwarko held the seat of the Financial Strategies and Capital Development President in CLT Maczki Bór company in Sosnowiec, and in CTL Logistics PLC thereafter. In years 2008-2009 he was a member of the Nafta Polska PLC management board, and next he was its liquidator. In years 2008-2015 he was the President of supervisory board in Lotos PLC. In years 2010-2012 he held the position of Vice President of the ZAK PLC management board in Kędzierzyn-Koźle. He is the President of the Kędzierzyn-Koźle Industrial Park Ltd since 2012.
She was born and she loves to be Lower Silesian. She started her professional career very quickly. 10 years ago she founded her own company which today employs 300 people. She graduated from the Wrocław University of Technology (Chemistry) and Agricultural University (Biotechnology). This type of education made it easier to establish contacts with China where she got to know the photovoltaic industry from the inside. To bring it closer to the Polish market in 2012 she organized a major conference on that branch. It was held under the auspices of the Ministry of Economy and was one of the first events of this kind in Poland. The next step was to create a nationwide portal - Energia–pl.pl, which soon due to the dynamic development will change its name to Energia MAX. Portal at the moment has already 100,000 entries monthly and this number is constantly growing. Portal made a RES sector for Money.pl. At the same time Monika Krawczyk - Rudnicka is entering the subject of renewable sources more and more dynamically. Polish Solar Center created by her collaborates with local governments, the central authorities and large companies in Poland and abroad.
Deputy Director in the National Contact Point for Research Programmes of the EU
Deputy Director in the National Contact Point for Research Programmes of the EU responsible for Innovation. Her experise gathers cooperation industry-academia, management of international research and innovation projects and international cooperation. She is an Expert to the Programme Committee Innovation in SMEs and Access to Risk Finance. She has over 7-year experience in obtaining and management of innovation projects financed under 7th Framework Programme, structural funds, Norway Funds and Horizon 2020. Currently she holds a post of the NCP_WIDE.NET Project Coordinator under Horizon 2020. She graduated the University of Warsaw and was a scholar of Sokrates/Erasmus Program at the Mainz University in Germany. Alumnus of the Top 500 Innovators Programme at the Stanford University in Palo Alto, California. Her professional portfolio gathers working for the DG Enterprise in the European Commission.
Member of Supervisory Board of the NFOŚiGW
Editor-in-chief of the "Agroenergetyka" magazine. Since 2008 she's been associated with renewable energy industry. For 12 years she's been working for media - as a TV presenter and reporter (TVP), later as a radio reporter (Radio Plus). Since 2005 she's been a press journalist. In addition to"Agroenergetyka" she co-creates the journal "Rolnik dzierżawca". She was rewarded for her deeds by Polish Wind Energy Association, among others.
Director of Research and Development Center Orange Polska
Sebastian Grabowski graduated from the Department of Electronics and Telecommunications of the Koszalin University of Technology, as well as the Faculty of Management at the University of Warsaw and General Psychology at the Warsaw School of Social Psychology (SWPS). In his research work he deals with the topic of Open Data, Interactions between the users of telecommunication networks and the Internet, and also aspects related to the Open Government. For 16 years, he has been associated with telecommunication industry. He works as a Director of Research and Development Center Orange Polska. Creator of a Polish national initiative on Open Data - "BIHAPI" www.bihapi.pl. President of ArchitectsPL Foundation promoting the idea of openness in Smart Cities. Lecturer at the Faculty of Management and Social Communication of the Jagiellonian University. Currently he is engaged in Social Innovation multidisciplinary projects based on the new telecommunication and IT technologies.
Specialist in energy sector
He holds directorial positions in associations and clusters in Romania concerned with the field of renewable energy.
Owner of PowerSYS company
Graduated from the Faculty of Electronics at the Gdansk University of Technology.
Owner of PowerSYS company.
He specializes in design and manufacture of power electronic devices and power systems for industry and army.
Specialist in transport, logistic and ICT areas
He has experience in transport, logistic and ICT areas.
Graduated from political science with a major in self-governance at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań. Since the mid- nineties he’s been working in Poznan Abrys company, which publishes magazines and organizes all-Poland training courses and conferences. Since 2003 he has been working as editor-in-chief at the department of publication. In its portfolio the company has five nationwide monthlies: Przegląd Komunalny, Recykling, Czysta Energia, Wodociągi-Kanalizacja, Zieleń Miejska and online directory: komunalny.pl, czystaenergia.pl, ecomanager.pl. News desks organize competitions in which people, institutions and companies are rewarded for promoting environmental attitudes and sustainable development. Training and conference departments organize international, national and regional conferences and seminars broadly related to environmental protection, urban economy and related spheres. As a part of environmental education he leads a zielonalekcja.pl portal and collaborates with municipalities, enterprises, schools, non-governmental organizations in this field by offering diverse, often unconventional solutions.
IT systems specialist.
Nemanja Milivojevic is a graduate of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, with a B.A. degree in Mechanical Construction and Mechanization in 2005 and later on, a MSc in Investment Banking at Belgrade Banking Academy (2010). In years 2004-2007, he held the position of CEO of NOM company in Belgrade. Mr Milivojevic was an IT freelance consultant since 2008 in Serbia. In the second half of 2012, he worked as a senior consultant for World Bank, providing his modification of software, used for the comprehensive regulatory review, project management. Milivojevic’s experience since 2011 until present included his involvement in Secretariat for Public Policy in Belgrade on behalf of the Republic of Serbia.
He is also the founder of ITClusterSerbia, in Belgrade. His main tasks in the period between 2013 and 2016 and his contribution in the company, which eventually became his (and the company’s) fields of activity, were as follows: development and implementation of information systems, creation of its network, ERP solutions, business software and operating systems with elements of GIS, web and portal design (CMS solutions), e-Business solutions, business solutions for small and medium-size enterprises– accounting and financial software, POS systems and IT consulting.
President of the Board
Founder and Chairman of the Board of Gramwzielone.pl Ltd. - a company operating in the media industry dedicated to RES and specializing in consulting and creating software solutions for the renewable energy market. Gramwzielone.pl has been on the market since 2010, currently it’s the most popular portal in Poland devoted to renewable energy sources and clean technologies.
Chief Editor of European Cybersecurity Market and manager of CYBERSEC HUB.
Chief Editor of European Cybersecurity Market and manager of CYBERSEC HUB. Innovation and cybersecurity investment expert at the Kosciuszko Institute. Promoter of Innovation Stage during European Cybersecurity Forum - CYBERSEC. Author of numerous scientific publications including two monographs. Doctoral student at Jagiellonian University. His research and studies were undertaken, inter alia, at Tel-Aviv University and Trinity College Dublin. Privately, a happy husband.
(Mech.Eng.), is a professor of the Automotive Industry Institute (PIMOT)
Coordinator of Polish Technology Platform for Biofuels and member of Coordination Committee of Polish Technology Platform of Bioeconomy. He is a member of Scientific Board of Institute of Ecology and Bioethics at public University Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski in Warsaw. He represented Poland in European Technology Platform as a member of “Mirror Group”, and a member of Steering Committee of Renewable Heating and Cooling European Technology Platform and he is a member of American Council on Renewable Energy. K. Biernat is a an expert in International Renewable Energy Agency, International Energy Agency, Organization States of America and Operational Programmes: Infrastructure and Environment, Innovation Economy and Human Capital. He specializes in chemical thermodynamics of environmental processes as well as obtaining technologies, quality evaluation and use of exploitative liquids, including biofuels, and biorafinery systems. He received many national and foreign distinctions, decoration and orders for scientific and pro-innovative activities. He has been a vice-president of International Jury, World-wide Showroom of Scientific Progress and Inventiveness “Brussel’s Innova - Eureka” for twenty five years. He is an author of above 200 publications in area of properties and exploitative conditionings of fuels, biofuels and other liquids as well as environmental protection. He has supervised a few dozen of master’s and engineering thesis’s in this area and is the promoter of four doctoral dissertations. K. Biernat has expert licence in the field of fuel and energy economy. He is also an examined lecturer of Polish Economic Society and Polish Federation of Engineering Associations. He is a member of many national and foreign scientific societies including American Chemical Society and American Association for the Advancement of Science.
President of Green Mazovia Association
Graduated from the University of Warsaw. He earned his doctorate degree in 2012 at the Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies having written a dissertation in the field of public participation in regional planning. His thesis written in 2004 at Inter-Faculty Studies in Environmental Protection involved the issues of spatial development and transportation. He studied problems of spatial development and environmental protection in 2002 at Saxion University in Deventer (Netherlands), in 2005 at postgraduate studies in urban planning and spatial development at Faculty of Architecture at Warsaw University of Technology, and in 2008 during a student exchange at Deutsche Bundestiftung Umwelt in Berlin.
Since 2004, he has been using his knowledge and skills at work in NGOs. From the very beginning, he is attached to Green Mazovia Association, the president of which he became in 2011. Since 2009, he has worked at the Institute for Sustainable Development, where he coordinates the LIFE+ project named "Good climate for districts".
Dean of the The Department Of Economic Sciences of The University of Finance and Management (WSFiZ) in Białystok.
PhD of Economic Sciences (Wrocław University of Economics, 2006), he also graduated from postgraduate studies: Management (Bialystok University of Technology, 1999) and Management Of R&D Projects − Communication System (Bialystok School Of Economics, 2011).
Between 1999 and 2002 Councillor in Podlaskie Voivodeship Council and Member of the Board of Podlaskie Voivodeship. He co-founded Podlaskie Voivodeship Development Strategy until 2010 and coordinated work associated with creation of Podlaskie Voivodeship Tourism Strategy, and local development programmes in the field of culture, sports, education and tourism. He co-founded also Białystok Development Strategy 2011-2020 Plus. He was a member of The Joint Central Government and Local Government Committee as a representative of The Republic of Poland Marshals' Convention
since 2007. is an Assistant Professor of The University of Finance and Management (WSFiZ), since 2015 a Dean of Faculty of Economic Sciences. Has developed 22 teaching programs and postgraduate studies. Author of 4 books and more than 60 scientific articles concerning the areas of: sustainable development, tourism, regional and local development, spatial management, strategic management. He has participated in more than 50 national and international conferences and scientific seminars and gave more than 30 speaches in Polish, English and Russian.
He was an intern at the Polish Academy of Sciences and Balikesir University(Turkey), Kazimieras Simonavičius University(Lithuania), INSTITUTO SUPERIOR DE COMUNICAÇAO EMPRESARIAL (Portugal). He used to be the Managing Regional Operational Programme Expert for Podlaskie Voivodeship between 2007-2013. He is the Manager and participant of many individual and team research projects (national and international) including topics concerning creativity and innovation.
Since 2007 he has been a member of the Scientific Council of the Polish Economic Society in Bialystok (PTE). Since June 2010 a Vice President of the Scientific Council of the Polish Economic Society in Bialystok. Initiator and co-organizer of the Podlaskie Voivodeship Forum of Economists. Awarded in 2015 for activities in the PTE with Silver Honorary Award. He has been a member of the Board of Association of Spatial Planning in Poznań. Since 2015 he has been working with the Poland 2000 Plus Prognosis Committee at the Polish Academy of Sciences. He received numerous awards and diplomas given by the President of WSFiZ in Białystok for scientific and organizational activity in: 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014. Medal "Distinguished for Service to The University of Finance and Management (WSFiZ) in Białystok". In 2014 he was awarded with Lecturerof The Year in popularity contest organized by "Kurier Poranny" newspaper among academics of universities of Białystok. In 2016 he was awarded the Bronze Cross of Merit, given by the President of the Republic of Poland, upon the request of the Minister of Science and Higher Education, for his contribution to the development of science.
Editor-in-chief of „Innowacja i Rozwój"
A Director of CIFAL Płock, a UNITAR/UN affiliated training centre. A coordinator for Poland of an international European Committee project – ENDURANCE- supporting local governments with preparing Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMP). An author of many publications on sustainable and green transport, an advisor and a creator of local government strategic documents as well as a moderator of numerous social consultations. An Editor-in-chief of popular science magazine raising the matter of sustainable city development “Innowacja i Rozwój” [Eng. Innovation and Development] (www.innowacjairozwoj.eu). An author of a blog – multimodalny.pl – sustainable urban mobility in practice.
Till 2012, a Deputy Mayor of Płock for public utility (he prepared and conducted, first ever in the history of the city, marketing research on public transport and passenger flow on basis of which a new transport network was developed, what led to systematic growth in use of public transport). Previously, a Deputy Director of the Regional Traffic Centre. An academic lecturer at Warsaw University of Technology (since 2002), a founder and long-time President of Information Society Innovation Centre. A member of Scientific Society in Płock. An author of several dozens of articles and books touching matters such as sustainable and safe transport as well as information technologies; the most important are: Development of IT network for Local Authorities. Selected organization and management problems (2007); Broadband access to the Internet (2009); E-competence in local government e-administration (2012). He has graduated from MBA studies – at The Academy of Leon Koźmiński. An enthusiast of SMART-CITY concept as a part of urban transport.
Board Director of Polish Chamber of Chemical Industry
Doctor of technical Sciences in chemical technology. A graduate of Chemical Technology in Construction Department, Mechanics and Petrochemicals Department in Płock, Warsaw University of Technology as well as Finance Management and Marketing Postgraduate Studies at Warsaw University of Technology. He was also awarded Master of Business Administration degree after completing University of Illinois programme. A graduate of Virtus Bering Centre for Higher Education in Horsens in Denmark. In 2001-2004, he was an assistant professor at Industrial Chemistry Institute where he was awarded a doctor’s degree of Technical Sciences in chemical technologies. In 2004-2006, he worked for PKN ORLEN SA, holding a managerial position. In 2006-2007, he also acted as a Managing Director of Innovation and Technological Investment Center, he was a head of Technological Investments Department in AKJ Capital SA (2006-2007). Then, in 2007-2008, he was a Partner in The Energy Studies Institute. He continued his career in DGA SA as a Director for Strategic Projects in Business Consulting Department (2008-2009). Since 2009, a Board Vice-president, a Director for Strategy and Development in “Police“ SA Chemical Plants. In 2010-2013, once again in OLREN Group where, in Anwil SA, he has a seat on the Board and holds a position of the Director for Strategy and Operational Activity. At the turn of 2012-2013, he acts as a Board Director of Chemeko which is a part of Anwil Group. Since 2011 – a Board Member in Fertilizers Europe Organisation with registered office in Belgium.
He also had a seat on Supervisory Boards of capital companies. What is more, ha is a recipient of Honorary Order of T. Sendzimir for special merits to innovation movement in Poland, awarder a FSNT Federation Silver Order of Polish Federation of Engineering Associations - NOT. He is also an Expert in Chemical Technology and Polymer Technology in Association of Polish Inventors and Rationalizers, a member of national and foreign lines of business. He is an author and a coauthor of patents and over 80 publications and numerous speeches on conferences in Poland as well as outside the country.
Currently, he is, among others, a member of Polish Academy of Science Committee for Chemistry, a member of National Chamber of Commerce Committee for Climate and Energy Policy, a member of ECEG Board (European Chemical Employers Group) and a member of Advisory Board in World Refining Association.
Since June 2013 - a Board Director of Polish Chamber of Chemical Industry.
Publisher and editor-in-chief of the “Smart Grids Polska”
Publisher and editor-in-chief of the “Smart Grids Polska” quarterly and www.Smart-Grids.pl website - the first one in Poland dedicated to smart grids.
Master of Engineering in Robotics. Graduated from: Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Power and Aeronautical Engineering, Automation and Robotics degree course and Postgraduate Management Studies at Warsaw School of Economics, Institute of Management, Department of Management in the Economy.
Since 2008, she has been associated with industry portals and technical magazines which tackle the following topics: automation, robotics, control, maintenance, industry, power engineering, electrical engineering, lighting.
A Director of Warsaw Industry Employers Association
A cocreator and long-time Director of Unitra-Unima
An author of numerous papers on production process robotization in electronics industry.
A Director of Warsaw Industry Employers Association, a member of many scientific councils, among others, of National Industrial Design Council.
Vicepresident of the Board at SPE
MSc Eng Andrzej Płoński, electrical engineer with over 40-year professional experience in various branches of energetics. He dealt with production and transmission at Zakłady Energetyczne Okręgu Pd [Eng. Energy Company of the South Region] in Katowice, worked as an inspector and main specialist at Regional Inspectorate of Energy Economy in Katowice as well as a director of Research and Development Center for Energy Economy in Katowice.
All positions were connected with design, production, import, machine building and use, innovative solutions as well as installation and networks establishment for efficient and economic fuel and energy consumption.
In the meantime, he works as a lecturer and examiner of energy management supervision. Currently, a Vicepresident of the Board at SPE.
Alternate editor-in-chief „Ekologia i Rynek"
Alternate editor-in-chief of „Ekologia i Rynek” monthly, editor-in-chief of "Moja Firma" monthly, alternate editor-in-chief of "Twój Biznes" weekly, a manager of "Biznes i Gospodarka" sector of Gazeta Prawna daily newspaper, a head of special additives of Dziennik Gazeta Prawna daily newspaper, an author of conception and managing editor of a weekly special additive to Gazeta Prawna and Dziennik Gazeta Prawna daily newspaper - Biznes i Energia. In 2012 and 2013, he was a co-runner of the Intelligent Transportation Systems conference.
Member of the Board
Marta Laskowska has been associated with environmental industry since 2009. Currently she is a member of the GPP Ecology Association, which brings together and consolidates the Group of Polish Entrepreneurs, operating in the waste industry, cooperating with each other to improve and modernize waste management system. It acts in favour of creation and development of a nationwide integrated system of selective collection and recycling of waste, creation of cooperative relations in the field of waste management and the creation of a stable and transparent waste market in Poland.
President of the Polish Software Market Association
A graduate of the University of Technology in Wrocław majoring in organization and management. He scholarship to the University of Texas at Tyler in the United States.
He got a scholarship to the University of Texas at Tyler in the United States. Since 2005, he has been a president of the Polish Software Market Association. As part of the activities of the association, he was responsible for, among others, the preparation of the Korean economic mission of IT companies, the development of profile templates of Polish companies - producers of the software as well as recognition of the Korean market for possible cooperation between Polish and Korean companies. He was also responsible for the organization and participation in a trade mission to Seoul in 2002.
Sławomir Kosz also worked actively in local organizations, among others, in Foundation in Support of Local Democracy as a head of Polish-American Club of Entrepreneurship. He was responsible for organizing the work of the club and its current activities - trainings for members of the club and the Local Self-Government Centre on the use of information technology in business.
Previously, he managed the Macrologic S.A. Company which is a software-house that provides medium-sized enterprises with solutions that support enterprise management and support communication and collaboration. The company is certified by quality management system with requirements of ISO 9001:2000. The company is listed on the Stock Exchange in Warsaw in the continuous trading system.
She is an editor-in-chief of IOZE.PL – a site promoting RES investments and events in Poland and abroad, providing information on how to the most effectively invest and build environmentally friendly power plants in accordance with the principles of sustainable development.
She's an organizer and coordinator of the substantial conferences in the field of renewable energy sources, including conference entitled 'Practical aspects of investment in green energy "- a recurring event that takes place during the largest RES fairs in the country: ENEX, Greenpower, RENEXPO Poland.
She’s an organizer of specialized RES training providing participants with practical knowledge and skills in terms of wind, solar and hydro or biogas energy, in cooperation with industry experts, among others, RES Institute Sp. z o.o. LLC, Hydropower quarterly.
Vice President of the Indo Polish Chamber of Commerce in Warsaw.
Anna Kalata - an economist, politician, entrepreneur, economic advisor. Former Minister of Labour and Social Policy (2006-2007). She served as the Chairperson of the Trilateral Social-Economic Commission and member of the Polish Financial Supervision Authority. She was the advisor to Deputy Marshal of the Sejm of the Republic of Poland. In 2004, she became the President of the Board of the Masovian Regional Loan Fund LLC, and the Vice President of the Masovian Regional Loan Guarantee Fund LLC a year earlier. In 2002-2003, she was the Director of Development Department of the Polish Post Office Leasing Fund LLC. Since 2008, she has been the Vice President of the Indo Polish Chamber of Commerce in Warsaw. At present, she is the President of the Board of the Center for Economic Initiatives and Management LLC.
She graduated from the Faculty of Economic Sciences and completed Ph.D. level coursework in the Warsaw School of Economics.
CEO of EasySolar
Marcin Dolata – an engineer, a graduate of Poznań University of Technology. Since 2011, he has been a CEO and a co-founder of EasySolar, one of the most innovative companies in the RES industry. Since 2013, he has been a trainer in the field of photovoltaics, a founder of AkademiaPV, one of the first academies organizing trainings for PV industry professionals. In 2012, he has become a co-founder of Inzynierpv.pl, the biggest portal for professionals dealing with PV industry. He gained experience working as, among others, an analyst for a venture capital fund in 2011 – 2012.
Specialist in production systems and energy distribution
PhD in technical sciences, a graduate of f. ex. The Faculty of Electricity of Warsaw University of Technology. A specialist in the field of production processes automation and energy creation and distribution systems, including renewable energy (photovoltaic, wind energy, biogas, cogeneration).
He has got over thirty years of practical experience in projecting and constructing power and waste-recycling installations as well as in preparing and managing of investment projects implementation in these branches. Mr Piasecki participated in such projects as: large photovoltaic power stations construction, wind farms, sewage plants, waste utilizing facilities and many more. He received the Polish Electricians Society’s authorization as an expert in electrothermics and process automation.
Dr Piasecki performed his research works as a member of the international experts team implementing advanced development works in terms of solar collectors, photovoltaic links and Stirling engines.
Director of CIRE portal
Graduated from Ecole Centrale Paris - Diplome d’Etudes Superieures Professionnalisees (1994) and Wrocław University of Technology - Faculty of Electrical Engineering (1992) M.Sc.Electrical Engineering.
Career: Energy Market Agency (since 2002) – Director of CIRE portal, eProject S.A. - Director of CIRE portal (1999-2001), WINUEL S.A. - Member of the Supervisory Board (1997-1998), WINUEL Janusz Sołtowski and WINUEL S.A. - Marketing Director (1994-1998).
A Board Member of Mazovian Energy Agency LLC
A Board Member of Mazovian Energy Agency LLC. He has over 10-year experience as a local government official on local level - Environment Department of The Management Board of the Mazowieckie Voivodeship in Warsaw. Specialization - waste management, including Waste-to-energy projects. A coauthor of, among others, Regional Waste Management Plan for Mazovian Voivodeship for 2012-2017 as well as 2018-2023. TAIEX expert within European Committee. A speaker at national and international conferences.
Owner and editor-in-chief of EcoSquad.pl
President and editor-in-chief of EcoSquad.pl – information and opinion-forming portal in the field of green construction and green building materials. He says about himself that his passion is ecology. Not for show, but one that gives real and measurable results. That’s why he went into green construction. He started off as a student at Cracow University of Technology.
Successively established cooperation with many companies from the construction industry as well as Associations and Institutes resulted in a desire to lead his own projects and initiatives, connecting ecology and economy. He is a member of the Polish Green Building Council and is working with Polish Passive Housing Institute. He currently runs a number of projects in the fields of ecology, main objective of which is to develop sustainable construction market in Poland and Europe.
Vice President of Institute of Heat Engineering
Dorota Chwieduk Prof. PhD Eng., Vice President of Institute of Heat Engineering, Faculty of Power and Aeronautical Engineering at Warsaw University of Technology. A graduate of Power and Aeronautical Engineering at Warsaw University of Technology. Specialization: mechanics – energy, construction.
A course administrator of „Budownictwo Energooszczędne. Certyfikacja energetyczna, audyt energetyczny i termomodernizacja budynków” [Eng. Energy-saving Construction. Energy Certification, energy audit and thermo-modernisation of buildings] postgraduate studies in Faculty of Power and Aeronautical Engineering at Warsaw University of Technology.
The main subject area of scientific research: unconventional methods, systems and facilities for collecting, conversing and storing energy. An author of: over 200 articles in national and international technical and scientific magazines, numerous reviews and expert reports; an author of 3 and a coauthor of 6 books. A member: of Energy Problems Committee of Polish Academy of Science, Thermodynamics Division of Thermodynamics Committee of Polish Academy of Science, Building’s Physics and Building Materials Division of Land and Water Engineering Committee of Polish Academy of Science. A Chairwoman of Polish Solar Energy Society PTES – ISES, Past President of International Solar Energy Society- Europe. An Editor-in-chief of “Polska Energetyka Słoneczna” [Eng. Polish Solar Energy] magazine.
Editor-in-chief of Energetykon.pl
The journalist, publicist, commentator and many years’ editor-in-chief of the „Energia. Poradnik producenta i użytkownika” journal, editor of www.energetykon.pl - energy information portal. He's an outstanding expert in the field of energy as well as the observer and connoisseur, analyst commenting the changes taking place in the Polish economy, especially in the energy sector, for over 20 years.
Co-founder, Vice President of the Food Cluster of Southern Greater Poland
1967-1970 WSK PZL Kalisz - a constructor,
1979-1988 President of the City of Kalisz,
1988-2001 own business activity,
2001-2005 Senator of Poland,
2005-present Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Kalisz - president,
2005-2012 own business activity
2009-present co-founder, Vice President of the Food Cluster of Southern Greater Poland
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION – DESCRIPTION OF OUTPUT PROVING THE SCOPE OF CONDUCTED ANALYSIS AND EXPERT OPINIONS (SUBJECT, YEAR)
• Expert opinion – Business Support Institutions – Strategy for strengthening the economy - 2012
• Expert opinion - Strategic development areas of Kalisz and Ostrowiec Agglomeration as well as defining processes that are currently taking place in those areas - 2011
• Expert opinion – Conditions and possibilities of opening Kalisz and Ostrowiec Agglomeration to international cooperation - 2012
• Report – Monitoring system for MSME of Greater Poland’s Municipal Sector - 2013
• Expert opinion – Conditions, area and assumptions for operations within the cooperation network of Kalisz and Ostrowiec Agglomeration
Publisher of WysokieNapiecie.pl
He is a lawyer, economist and journalist. He cooperates with editorial office of Onet.pl business portal and trade monthlies. His career took off in Polskapresse group. In 2010-2013, he was a journalist of CIRE.pl portal, which deals with energy sector. He graduated from postgraduate MA studies at PAN (Polish Academy of Sciences) and vocational training at faculty of Power and Aeronautical Engineering at Warsaw University of Technology. He is the author of the following terms: ‘energy tri pack’ or ‘small tri pack’, which are widely used in energy sector. Inspired by his creativity, he tends to write scientific articles in the field of international relations, economy and energy.