Summary of the economic mission "The future of the region in the context of the just transition process"

Behind us, the third edition of the economic mission devoted to the topic: The future of the region in the context of the just transition process. In the economic mission organized by the city of Konin as part of the implemented project entitled "Construction and promotion of the brand: Greater Poland Energy Valley" implemented from the Wielkopolska Regional Operational Program for 2014-2020, was attended by companies from Turkey, Austria and the Czech Republic. The main goal of the Mission was to establish cooperation between enterprises from Greater Poland Energy Valley and invited foreign representatives of companies , interested in investing in the region of Eastern Wielkopolska. The planned conferences, B2B meetings and study visits were an opportunity to present to foreign companies the economic potential of Eastern Wielkopolska as an attractive region for the implementation of joint projects.

On June 7, 2022, a conference was held, during which “The Brand: Greater Poland Energy Valley. The conference was attended by representatives of the scientific community, directly involved in research on Renewable Energy Sources, and representatives of business operating in Poland. Lectures were given by: Paweł Piotrowicz - expert on the energy market and hydrogen technologies at TÜV SÜD Polska. Piotr Kolasa - attorney-at-law at Polowiec i Wspólnicy sp.j., member of the investment, energy and fuel team. Prof. UPP. dr hab. Wojciech Czekała from the Department of Biosystem Engineering. Karolina Falkenberg - specialist in the Department of Sourcing and Investor Service of the Łódź Special Economic Zone. Dr inż. Jakub Pulka from the Ecotechnology Laboratory of the Department of Biosystem Engineering at the University of Life Sciences in Poznań. Elżbieta Streker-Dembińska Technical Director of MZGOK Spółka z o.o. in Konin. Olga Arrived from the Turkish Business Incubator.

On the third day of the mission, study meetings were held at Miejskie Zakład Gospodarki Odpadami Komunalnych 62-510 Konin, ul. Sulańska 13, in the company Z.U.P.H Metrex ul. Piaskowa 2b 62-500 Konin.

The exchange of experiences was very fruitful and contributed to the declaration of wider cooperation.