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ACstyria Mobilitätscluster

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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Tuesday, 17 August, 1999
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
11-20
Regions: 
Steiermark
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmailGender
Kerstin
Draxler
Internationalisation Responsible
+436648406684
kerstin.draxler@acstyria.com
Female
Wolfgang
Vlasaty
Cluster Manager
+436764080315
wolfgang.vlasaty@acstyria.com
Male
Languages spoken: 
English
German
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Aerospace Vehicles and Defense
Automotive
Technology fields: 
Aircraft
Railway Vehicles
S3 EU priority areas: 
Aeronautics
Transport & logistics
Emerging industries: 
Mobility Technologies
Areas of specialisation of the cluster not covered above: 
Automotive, Aerospace, Rail Systems, Integrated Mobility
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
300
Number of SME members: 
210
Number of larger company members: 
20
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
15
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
Magna Steyr
Larger Company
AVL List GmbH
Larger Company
voestalpine AG
Larger Company
KTM Industries AG
Larger Company
TCM International
Larger Company
Krenhof
Larger Company
SFG
TU Graz
University
AT&S
Larger Company
Joanneum Research
Research Organisation
Competence Center Virtual Vehicle
Research Organisation
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

ACstyria represents a network of around 300 companies from the automotive, aerospace and rail systems sectors - with more than 55.000 employees and a total turnover of more than 15 billion €. The main purpose of the cluster – founded in 1995 – is the support of styrian companies along the entire value-creation chain. It provides a link between business, industry, research and public institutions.

Do you have a formalised strategy?: 
Yes
Do you have a specific strategy focus that addresses internationalisation ?: 
Yes
Services
Support services provided: 
Access to the European Internal market
Facilitation of collaboration between members
Trend-scouting (Ideas for innovative projects)
Support of technology transfer
Provision and facilitation of access to training for members
Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Mexico
United States
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: 
France
Germany
Poland
Slovenia
United Kingdom
Our cluster organisation undertook the following trans-national activities to support our members: 
Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs
Which clusters do you collaborate with?: 
Flanders Make, NAG, Bayern Innovativ, East Automotive Alliance, Aerospace Valley Poland
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
Promotion
Why should partners choose you for cooperation?: 

ACstyria is open to cooperation in any fields of new technologies in the mobility area and provides know-how from more than 250 highly innovative partner companies.