REGIONAL CENTRE FOR INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER SUPPORTS ENTREPRENEURS IN INNOVATION DEVELOPMENT
„Świętokrzyskie… how wonderful land! Without any doubt this popular sentence, praising our region is still alive. Just look at surrounding forests, mountains and marvelous landscapes. But if this sentence has to refer only to touristic attractions?
Definitely not. Though Świętokrzyskie Region means as well investments, entrepreneurship, innovation development. In these areas continuously for nine years actively works Regional Centre for Innovation and Technology Transfer. It should be emphasized that shareholders of Centre are important public institutions from our region: Marshal Office of the Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship, Kielce Municipal Office and Kielce University of Technology.
RCITT’s mission is striving to strengthen competitiveness of our region in the field of manufacturing, services, education and management. Our company, as one of the leading business support centres in the region offers both companies, individuals and public institutions (e.g. local governments) a range of information, consultancy, training and expert services.
Currently RCITT is implementing 9 national and international projects in the fields of new technologies, entrepreneurship support and knowledge transfer. For example entrepreneurs can get free information according to setting up a business, searching for external funding sources, opportunities to enter foreign markets.
On client’s request RCITT experts carry out free of charge technology audit services which aim is to provide detailed information and indications to improve condition of the company. The result of the audit is to define technology profile, which is a tool to looking for business partner and founds for further development.
In turn in the framework of Enterprise Europe Network (EEN), RCITT, as a leader of 4 voivodships (świetokrzyskie, małopolskie,śląskie and podkarpackie) coordinates cooperation of 9 Network Partners (Technology Transfer Centre of Cracow University of Technology, Old-Polish Chamber of Industry and Commerce, Cracow Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Upper Silesian Agency for Enterprises Restructuring, Upper Silesian Regional Development Agency, Rzeszow Regional Development Agency, Aviation Valley Association, University of Information and Management in Rzeszów, Regional Centre for Innovation and Technology Transfer in Kielce) offering entrepreneurs number of services, including international technology transfers and support in establishing business contacts (economic missions, brokerage events).
Chance for micro-entrepreneurship
Regional Centre for Innovation and Technology Transfer in its 9-year-long activity has had many achievements on the field of technology transfer and innovation process. This resulted in improving competitiveness of SMEs and economic development. RCITT’s activity influent on region development and contributes to raise its attraction – in particular in the sector of advanced technology, service and management.
RCITT is a bridge between świętokrzyskie entrepreneurship and research ad development sector. This activity contributes to better understanding of local innovative economy and raising its competitiveness.
Adam Jarubas - Marshal of Świętokrzyskie Voivideship
Providing its services, RCITT actively supports SME sector, but also readily meets the needs of social economy. Since 1st of March RCITT in cooperation with “Regionalis” Foundation has been implementing project “Social Entrepreneur of the labor market” co-founded from Human Capital Programme.
The aim of this project is to support this kind of institutions, like social cooperatives and non-government organizations through organizing trainings and seminars as well as consultancy services at consultation point for new operators, which focus not only on financial profits, but also implementing social objectives.
The actions described above is just a little part of daily activities of Regional Centre for Innovation and Technology Transfer, which main aim is support świętokrzyskie entrepreneurship and thus improve competitiveness of whole region.
We invite you to use our services from Monday till Friday in hours: 7:30 – 15:30 in our office on Zagnańska 84 street.