About The Event

skyexpo match, together with the European Congress of SMEs, proudly invites you to the Reverse Pitching and matchmaking during the Business Transformation event. All the people hungry of knowledge, on research for inspiration and seeking deeper market insights. Meet the representatives of science, tech, culture and business celebrities. We connect innovative solutions with large companies. The companies themselves will be telling us what they need. Innovative companies can set up a meeting accordingly.

Thematic blocks


40 minutes

Reverse pitching​

5 minutes for each of the individual companies

1on1 matchmaking​

1 hour

The event will be hosted by

The whole event will be led by Marcin Wilk – a President of the Management Board of the Silesian Development Fund. 

Marcin Wilk

The Silesian Development Fund​

President of the Management Board of the Silesian Development Fund. Earlier, as a manager in business, he supervised the finance and accounting department as well as consultancy services provided to SMEs. He managed projects related to innovation, cooperation with research units and building an international network of business development support. He has many years of experience in the banking sector, where he dealt with planning and organizing projects as well as controlling the correct implementation of business line tasks.


Andreas Kreiner

KTM Innovation

He is Technologist & Strategist at KTM Innovation, Wels, Austria
My current functions include Tech Scouting, IOT, Innovation Management, Peer Networking and Strategic Initiatives.
Tech Scouting covers Smart Bike, Smart Production, Smart Commerce and Smart Organization technologies.
Strategic Initiatives are about potentially transformative technologies or solutions that have no immediate sponsor or are too forward-looking to be an official project; they are also often complex and long.

KTM Innovation is a subsidiary within the KTM group, tasked with leading the digital transformation and innovation within the KTM group.

Łukasz Ciepły


He is a project manager in the investment department at Katowice Special
Economic Zone Co. Graduated from the University of Economics
in Katowice.
Łukasz has many years of experience in supporting FDI, specializes in greenfield projects, location
advisory and public aid related to special economic zones.

The KSSE was created to support and accelerate restructuring processes and create new jobs in the Silesia region.

Peter Ch. Loeschl

ABA - Invest in Austria

He held management positions at Sperry Rand for Europe and Worldwide, at Hewlett Packard for Central and Eastern Europe and at Siemens Business Services as Country manager for CEE countries. Peter Loeschl`s last Position before joining the Team of “ABA-Invest in Austria” 84 month ago was Member of the Board and then CEO of an Austrian Automotive Supplier with subsidiaries in Austria, Germany, France, UK, Spain, Hungary, Slovakia and Romania, He has extensive experience in Product
development, R&D and Sales Marketing.

Now Peter Loeschl is supporting the Team of ABA, focusing on the CEE and Central Asian countries.

Honorata Janas

SpeedUp Group

She is responsible for ensuring the successful execution of the Huge Thing acceleration programs, including planning programs and content, mentor recruitment, and supporting partners relationship management. Also, she supports consulting activities by leading or co-leading consulting projects including delivering workshops. Prior to joining Huge Thing, she has worked for companies in Poland, Thailand, and the UK. She was also involved in initiatives such as AIESEC, London Startup Weekend, Polish Tech Day, Plugin London, and TEDx.

The discussion panel will be part of a series of online events

We use a database collected by the European Congress. SME is an event with a recognized reputation, which has enjoyed the special trust of entrepreneurs for 10 years, local government officials, people of science and culture. So far, 40,000 people have generated their knowledge and business contacts.
Participation in the Discussion Panel will allow you to reach with inspirational and expert message not only to the participants of the event itself, but also – through the communication channels of the Regional Chamber of Commerce in Katowice – to thousands of subscribers of the RIG and EMPM newsletter.