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ANATOLIAN RAIL TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS CLUSTER

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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Monday, 11 June, 2012
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
1-5
Regions: 
Ankara Subregion
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
NameWebsite
European Railway Cluster Initiative
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmailGender
ILHAMI
PEKTAS
Cluster Manager
+90 312 354 92 10
ilhami.pektas@ostim.org.tr
Male
AYSEGUL
ONAT ERGUR
Internationalisation Responsible
+90 312 592 31 23
aonat@aselsan.com.tr
Female
ARIF
AKTAS
Other
+90 312 354 92 10
arif.aktas@ostim.org.tr
Male
Languages spoken: 
English
Turkish
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Automotive
Transportation and Logistics
Technology fields: 
Engineering
System and transportation
Emerging industries: 
Experience Industries
Mobility Technologies
Areas of specialisation of the cluster not covered above: 
Rail Systems
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
170
Number of SME members: 
106
Number of start-ups among SME members: 
4
Number of larger company members: 
30
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
30
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Organisation/Facility NameOrganisation/Facility TypeWebsite
TUBİTAK
Technology center
Name and link of major players: 
NameWebsiteType
TCDD
Larger Company
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

MISSION

our mission is to enhance the level of cooperation between our members firms and the supporting institutions in order to increase the number of local brands and innovative products in railway sector thus helping them keep with the international competition.

VISION

Our vision is to bring out national brands in railway systems such that from design to final products they are locally produced. We also strive to help our national brands become world brands.

 

Do you have a formalised strategy?: 
No
Do you have a specific strategy focus that addresses internationalisation ?: 
No
Services
Support services provided: 
Facilitation of collaboration between members
Promotion of activities (marketing/ visibility)
Support of knowledge transfer
Innovation Management / Support of innovation processes (internal, external)
Location promotion / attraction of Foreign Direct Investment
Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Algeria
Azerbaijan
Ethiopia
Iran
Iraq
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: 
Czech Republic
Germany
Portugal
Spain
Ukraine
Our cluster organisation undertook the following trans-national activities to support our members: 
Support to collaborative activities/etc.
Which clusters do you collaborate with?: 
VDB, ACRI, DITECFER
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
Promotion
Success Story / Achievements: 

Production of our national brands. İpekböceği, Talas, Panorama, İstanbul Trams and Green City LRT.

Why should partners choose you for cooperation?: 

Since Turkey is a bridge between Asia and Europe and has relationship with Middle East and Middle asia countries, ARUS has a strategical importance.