- Rekomendacje 2016
Director of Technology Transfer Centre, Cracow University of Technology – Poland
Jakub Kruszelnicki is working in EU-funded projects since 2007 starting from collaboration with Cracow University of Technology. During his Master Studies (European Integration on UAB) he was involved in FP7 proposals development for GEDIME investigation group. After studies, the internship in European Institute of Public Administration has expanded his experience to other EC calls (EuropeAid). Since February 2010 he was working in LEITAT Technological Center as International Project Manager responsible for NMP area. After 2 years in LEITAT, in September 2011, Jakub was assigned as Responsible for International Projects to KIM SLU where he is in charge of International Projects managing ongoing European projects and looking for opportunities to join European consortia, as well as coordinating proposals for KIM. After establishing European Projects Office with 6 FP7 projects gained the responsibilities of Jakub have been extended from European to international scope assigning the role of opening new markets in Latin America (Mexico, Colombia, Argentina) as well as European (Eastern Europe). Starting from November 2014 Jakub has relocated to Cracow and assumed the charge of Director of Technology Transfer Centre of Cracow University of Technology, at the moment he is supervising staff of 30 persons divided into 3 teams: Commercialization, Structural Funds and Framework Programmes. The Office is at the same time Regional Contact Point for H2020 as well as Europe Enterprise Network office. Additionally Jakub supports creation of special purpose company for launching spin-off initiatives.