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Bioenergy for the region cluster.01


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Bioenergy for the region cluster.01

  1. 1. Lodz, 18.10.2011
  2. 2. Agenda of presentation1. Research and Innovation Center Pro-Akademia2. Cluster localization / Lodz Region3. Definition of Cluster – scientific point of view4. Bioenergy for the Region Cluster as a cooperation platform5. Cluster main target groups6. Cluster activities7. Networking projects/activities8. Research in the field of economics9. Supporting science and Industry cooperation10.Cooperation within Bioenergy for the Region Cluster
  3. 3. Research and Innovation Center Pro-Akademia NGO established in April 1996 Public benefit organization Over 100 active members Portfolio of 120 projects One of the largest NGOs in Poland working abroad for the benefit of developing countries, especially those mentioned in the European Neighbourhood Policy Certificate of Quality Management System confirming satisfaction of requirements of the PN-EN ISO 9001:2008 standard pertaining to provision of: - general consultancy services, - training services, - information services, - organization of economic missions, - social integration.
  4. 4. RIC Pro-Akademia - key fields of activity EnvironmentEnterpreneurship protection and and sustainable innovativeness development Regional development Human resource and cohesion development policy
  5. 5. RIC Pro-Akademia - key forms of activity Trainings Foreign economic Consulting missions Charitable Economic and social research and projects analyses Scholarship Publications funds
  6. 6. Cluster localization / Lodz Region Area: 18,219km2 Population: 2 751 534 Density: 141,1/km2 Urban:1 662 937 Rural: 908 597 Capital: Lodz Unemployment rate: 11,6 %
  7. 7. Cluster localization / Lodz Region
  8. 8. Definition of ClusterCluster- a geographic concentration of interrelated companies, specialized suppliers, service providers,companies which operate in the same field and associated institutions (for example universities,supervisory units, trade associations and financial institutions) in their respective fields, competing butalso cooperating. 1 1 Porter M. E., The Competitive Advantage of Nations, Macmillan Press, Hampshire and London 1990Innovative clusters - concentration of independent businesses - newly founded innovative companies, small,medium and large enterprises and research organizations - operating in a particular sector, region and foundedto stimulate innovative activity by promoting intensive connections, sharing background facilities andexchange of knowledge and expertise and by contributing effectively to technology transfer, networking andsharing of information among companies within the cluster. Member countries should aim to achieve a properbalance between SMEs and large companies in the cluster to achieve certain critical mass, especially byspecialization in a certain area of R & D & I and taking into account the existing clusters in the Member Statesand at Community level.2 2 Definition of an innovative cluster by European Commission
  9. 9. Bioenergy for the Region Cluster as a cooperation platformBioenergy for the Region Cluster – Cooperation platform between: 40 companies, 10 R&D, 6 governmental units, 7 institutions of business environment, acting in terms of RES. The main aim of the Cluster activity is sustainable development of bio-energy in region of Lodz in the context of an integrated energy and climate change package to cut emissions for the 21st CenturyCluster aims to achieve its purposes through: complex solution of issues concerning the regulation of the RES market in the Lodz region, in particular the methods of collection, processing and use of RES integration between members of the Cluster - businesses, researchers and local authorities in order to increase the share of solar and wind energy in the energy balance of the region educational and information activities, promoting the use of available in region of Lodz renewable energy and energy efficiency increase international visibility, markets knowledge, competence and ability to operate on international markets
  10. 10. Cluster main target groups Business support Government ResearchEnterprises Individuals institutions and institutes and local autorities NGOs
  11. 11. Cluster activities Cluster activities Projects Meetings & Conferences Other activitiesResearch in Supporting science & Forum,the field of Networking Eventseconomics industry Workshops cooperation organized in which by Cluster Projects Co-financed by: Bioenergy Experts and members EU funds – ESF, ETC for the EEA Grants are Region National Funds – NFEPWM participating Cluster
  12. 12. Networking activities
  13. 13. Networking activities Regional Energy Concepts in Baltic Sea RegionBioenergy for the Region – development of cooperation network between science and economy in the field of renewable energy sources in region of Lodz using solutions of German deENet network PROJECT AIM Elaboration and implementation of effective cooperation network model of RES industry, between entities acting in the field of research and industry in the Lodz Region using the solutions of the German Partner – deENet Network – and tightening the cooperation between Bioenergy for the Region Cluster and deENet Network.
  14. 14. Ideal composition of competence network
  15. 15. Networking activities – official Partner of Alliance Francaise
  16. 16. Networking activities – Forums of Bioenergy for the Region Cluster
  17. 17. Research in the field of economics Open Information Processing within Innovation Networks InfoProAim of the project:InfoPro aims to identify and transfer best practices on how to process information to support the network members at best.Partners:• Virtual Dimension Center Fellbach / GERMANY• Zala County Foundation for Enterprise Promotion / HUNGARY• Eindhoven University of Technology / HOLLAND• Research and Innovation CenterPro-Akademia / POLAND Raising the Awareness of a European Multi-Actor Network Acting for the Enhancement of Agriculture In Sub-Saharan Africa Survey: Impact of Common Agriculture Policy of the European Union on Situation and Development of Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa Partners : Spain, Belgium, Austria, Poland
  18. 18. Research in the field of economics Monitoring and evaluation of the North-East cluster of digital education Study on management of economic changes in Warsaw Region (Masovia Voivodeship)Objective: to develop adaptive strategies for regional economy in the context of transition to energy-efficient technologies in the energy sector, construction and transport
  19. 19. Supporting science & industry cooperation Integrated programme of Ph.D. students’ development 48 participants a scholarship of 500,000 € 2 304 consultancy hours with experts from business and academia 48 applied research for local businesses 10 patentsSubprojects:• The local energy powerplant, basing on integrated sources of energy: biomass and sun, including production of hydrogen which will stabilize the system• Zero-energy house 2020 with the implementation of an innovative architecture and construction technology, micro energy power plant, which will be based on biomass, system of recuperation and the micro management net• Mapping the industrial polutted soil in Lodz Region and selection of the proper energy plants.
  20. 20. Supporting science & industry cooperationRenewable Energy Manager – training programme 150 trainees 126 hours of lectures/person, workshops in cooperation with Technical University of Lodz, Institute for Fuels and Renewable Energy, Ministry of Economy, RadScan (SE) Transfer of best practices from Italy in the scope of passive building - in cooperation with Technical University of Torino and a spin-off company KEO Ltd. (IT)
  21. 21. Cooperation within Bioenergy for the Region Cluster • County Office in Skierniewice• Bioenergy Ltd.- Parzęczew • County Office in Poddębice• JAMIR Renewable • Municipal Mayor ParzęczewTechnologies Ltd. – Las • Municipal Mayor Daszyna• Enterprise Agrocent Ltd.- • Municipal Mayor WodzieradyZłoczew • Municipal Mayor Lipce• Mamut - Services - Machinery, ReymontowskieEquipment, Technology - LipceReymontowskie• "KENERGY" Ltd. KrzysztofJankowski – Głowno• Trimen Chemicals Ltd. – Lodz• INSIGHT - Michalow-Grabina• PPH MaWi – Lodz • Technical University of Lodz• ELBIS Ltd. – Rogowiec • University of Lodz• TOPO-WIND – Lodz • International Center for Ecology • Research Institute of Pomology and Floriculture • Institute of Power Engineering • Lodz Regional Park of Science and Technology Ltd. • The Agency of Power Usage and Conservation • The Polish Chamber of Biomass • Board of Agriculture Province of Lodz • Łódź Agricultural Advisory Center • TVP o/Lodz • ASM Market Research and • Radio P III Analysis Center Ltd. • Local TV – TOYA • Local newspapers
  22. 22. TH@NK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION! AEC Pro-Akademia tel. +48-42-636-12-59