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AGROFOOD REGIONAL INOVATIVE CLUSTER

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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Tuesday, 24 May, 2011
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
1-5
Regions: 
Centru
Cluster Excellence Label: 
Silver Label
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
NameWebsite
Clustero
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmail
Enikő-Zsuzsanna
Szőcs
Cluster Manager
+40 720 538 337
enikokoreh@gmail.com
Languages spoken: 
English
Hungarian
Romanian
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Agricultural Inputs and Services
Food Processing and Manufacturing
Technology fields: 
Education and Training
S3 EU priority areas: 
Food, beverage & tobacco products
Public health and well-being
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
79
Number of SME members: 
55
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
5
Number of other ecosystem actors : 
8
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Name and link of major players: 
NameWebsiteType
Bertis
Larger Company
IBA
Research Organisation
Váncsa Multipast
SME
SAPIENTIA
University
INMA
Technology Center
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

OBJECTIVES: - development of coherent cluster policies; - improving the competitiveness of its members; - improving the visibility of its members on national and international markets; - supporting the members to access public funding for development; - supporting the members for professional training of their personnel; - improving partnerships with similar national, regional and european clusters; - sharing legislation between its members for a better legal knowledge. ACTIVITIES: - organization of seminars, workshops, conferences for promoting its members strategies and brands; - organization of seminars, workshops, conferences for building new partnerships and for launching new international cooperation between its members and other similar clusters or organizations; - supporting the members in accessing public funds and preparation of business plans, feasibility studies, market research etc,; - extension of cluster visibility by signing memberships to different similar regional and european clusters; - organisation of training sessions and courses for members' personnel for improving their professional expertise; - organisation of fairs and exhibitions for promoting its members' products and brands;

Our mission is to create a common management strategy, to look for new solutions, makes our prod-ucts and services competitive on the national and international market. At our events we always consult about cooperation opportunities, we share our resources, information and knowledge. Together we can access financing. The members of the cluster have access to technological and organizational experiences, common learning possibilities, they can share the costs, they may undertake the risk together and they can utilize the results of research-development together.

Do you have a formalised strategy?: 
Yes
Do you have a specific strategy focus that addresses internationalisation ?: 
Yes
Services
Support services provided: 
Internationalisation support (= Access to third countries markets)
Access to public support (regional/national programmes, innovation vouchers, etc.)
Facilitation of cross-sectorial cooperation
Support of knowledge transfer
Support of technology transfer
Details of support services: 

OBJECTIVES: - development of coherent cluster policies; - improving the competitiveness of its members; - improving the visibility of its members on national and international markets; - supporting the members to access public funding for development; - supporting the members for professional training of their personnel; - improving partnerships with similar national, regional and european clusters; - sharing legislation between its members for a better legal knowledge. ACTIVITIES: - organization of seminars, workshops, conferences for promoting its members strategies and brands; - organization of seminars, workshops, conferences for building new partnerships and for launching new international cooperation between its members and other similar clusters or organizations; - supporting the members in accessing public funds and preparation of business plans, feasibility studies, market research etc,; - extension of cluster visibility by signing memberships to different similar regional and european clusters; - organisation of training sessions and courses for members' personnel for improving their professional expertise; - organisation of fairs and exhibitions for promoting its members' products and brands;

Our mission is to create a common management strategy, to look for new solutions, makes our prod-ucts and services competitive on the national and international market. At our events we always consult about cooperation opportunities, we share our resources, information and knowledge. Together we can access financing. The members of the cluster have access to technological and organizational experiences, common learning possibilities, they can share the costs, they may undertake the risk together and they can utilize the results of research-development together.

Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Australia
China
Japan
United States
Our cluster organisation undertook the following international activities to support our members: 
Support to collaborative activities/etc.
Trans-national Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
France
Hungary
Italy
Netherlands
Spain
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: 
European Programmes
CIP/COSME
INTERREG