Paluch Izabela

President of the Management Board @ Intech PK

President of the Management Board NTECH PK Sp. z o.o. (the special purpose company of Tadeusz Kościuszko Cracow University of Technology)
Graduate of the Law and Administration Faculty at the Jagiellonian University (2001). Alumna of the prestigious Ministry of Science and Higher Education programme “TOP 500 Innovators Science-Management-Commercialization”, carried out at the Stanford University, USA (2013).
She has many years’ experience of the market, business projects and investment project management. In 1995-2011, she worked in managerial positions for large international production and trade companies, and was responsible for development planning, financial performance, sales, new implementations, and key account relations.
Professionally linked with the Cracow University of Technology since 2011 and contributor to technology transfer, acquisition of partners for joint initiatives regarding business application of the university’s intellectual property and commercialisation of innovative technologies.  She contributed to the establishment of high-tech spin-offs: Alsitech p. z o.o. (2015), FlexAndRobust Systems sp. z o.o. (2016), Spektronik sp. z o.o. (2017). In 2013-2017 project manager under the “Spin-Tech” programme of the National Centre for Research and Development, in 2017-2019 project manager under the “Inkubator Innowacyjności+” programme of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education.
She keenly shares her knowledge and experience. She is a co-creator of “caseLAB – Good Practice Laboratory” training and workshop programme on the practical application of design thinking and business model canvas in business projects. A coach and mentor in the first Polish start-up programme for women entitled “Girls Go Start-Up! Academy”. Author of university mentoring programme: “Don’t stop. Go top! Mentors Academy for PK STEM Students” in which outstanding PK Alumni (entrepreneurs, scientists, social activists) share their knowledge and experience with students and young graduates.
The President of board in Alumni of Tadeusz Kościuszko Cracow University of Technology Association. Co-founder of BeneTibi Association – the group of creative people, professionally active in art, culture and science. The member of TOP 500 Innovators Association – the platform for cooperation between business, science and technology transfer centers in Poland.