Bartłomiej Płonka

Bartłomiej Płonka

Bartłomiej Płonka

Since 2004 Bartłomiej Płonka was involved into projects implementation aimed at supporting of regional development and innovations in polish industry.

Mr. Płonka was employed by Upper Silesian Entrepreneurship and Development Agency in Gliwice (GAPR), where the idea of Silesian Science and Technology Center of Aviation Industry Ltd. establishment emerged. (GAPR remains the main shareholder of the Silesian Science and Technology Center ).

Since 2009 Bartłomiej Płonka was taking active part in creation of technological infrastructure of the Center, thereafter he was responsible for business relationships creation with the enterprises and scientific units, which currently are the Center counterparties in the field of innovative operations implementation.

One of the crucial tasks which he was responsible for – coordination of the technology transfer program implementation concerning composite structures manufacturing for space industry. The current result of such implementation is the cooperation agreement signed with Thales Alenia Space – France in 2018.

Since 2016 Bartłomiej Płonka is the President of the Board of Silesian Science and Technology Center of Aviation Industry Ltd. The ongoing aim of the company, set by Bartłomiej Płonka its current leader, is further development of the competence and creation of innovative material technologies which will be used not only in the space industry, but also in the other fields of economy – with the accent mainly based on polish aviation and automotive industry.