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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Wednesday, 28 December, 2016
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
11-20
Regions: 
Noord-Holland
Other Label: 
National Smart Industry Fieldlab
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmail
Maarten
Verkoren
ECCP Responsible Person
+31655190110
mv@3dmakerszone.com
Languages spoken: 
Arabic
Chinese (Mandarin)
English
French
German
Hebrew
Italian
Spanish
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Education and Knowledge Creation
Plastics
Technology fields: 
3D printing
Clean Production / Green Technologies
S3 EU priority areas: 
Advanced manufacturing systems
Advanced materials
Emerging industries: 
Environmental Industries
Medical Devices
Areas of specialisation of the cluster not covered above: 
Internet of Things, Robotics, 3D Printing, Sensor Networking
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
40
Number of SME members: 
20
Number of larger company members: 
10
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
5
Number of other ecosystem actors : 
5
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Name and link of major players: 
NameWebsiteType
Nova College
University
InHolland
University
TU Delft
University
PWN
Larger Company
Cisco
Larger Company
Deloitte
Larger Company
KLM
Larger Company
HHNK
Larger Company
AkzoNobel
Larger Company
HvA
University
NLR
Research Organisation
Waternet
Larger Company
Berenschot
Larger Company
Rabobank
Larger Company
Haarlem City
Amsterdam Economic Board
HB|3D
SME
Noord-Holland
KPN
Larger Company
MSD
Larger Company
ECN
Research Organisation
KPN
Larger Company
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

We created a one stop shop model for B2B solutions in 3D Printing (IoT, Robotics, Materials, Scanning, etc). One location where you can realize your innovation strategy much faster than by doing it by yourself and at only a fraction of the cost. We take away most of the hurdles to get started and the market has been helping us the past year in providing new generations of machines (HP), materials and Software (Autodesk). We are building exciting new business cases with and for our partners to capitalize on the possibilities and opportunities this provides.

Do you have a formalised strategy?: 
Yes
Do you have a specific strategy focus that addresses internationalisation ?: 
Yes
Services
Support services provided: 
Access to technology services
Direct advisory services
Facilitation of collaboration between members
Enabling Facilities sharing
Provision and facilitation of access to training for members
Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Curaçao
Singapore
Our cluster organisation undertook the following international activities to support our members: 
Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs
Trans-national Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Belgium
France
Germany
Netherlands
United Kingdom
Our cluster organisation undertook the following trans-national activities to support our members: 
Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
Promotion
Success Story / Achievements: 

Currently the only Smart Industry Fieldlab in the region (Ministry of Economic Affairs support, FME, Metaalunie, Amsterdam Economic Board, etc) • Unique proposition in the Netherlands (and probably Europe) to support and accelerate innovation with customers • Very broad and well developed (international) ecosystem to support any request • Unique business model • Strong and experienced team (5 generations) with complementary competence. • Number of unique technological solutions that we provide in our factory • Location in region (around are 7000 companies of which almost 3000 that ‘make’ things) Other supporting elements are sometimes less tangible, but essential • Political backing • Branche/ sector organizations backing • Educational sector backing • Campus development with already 20 related start ups • Strong advisory board (Theo Koster (FME), Willem Vermeend (former finance minister, currently special advisor to the government on a.o. 3D Printing, Bruno Giebels (chairman of IKH, region network of entrepreneurs)

Why should partners choose you for cooperation?: 

Agile, international, quick thinkers and innovation playground with all the necessary hardware, experience and specialist to do brainstorming, hacking, creating and building all within days.