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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Thursday, 7 February, 2013
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
1-5
Regions: 
Aragón
Cluster Excellence Label: 
Bronze Label
Other Label: 
AEI- Agrupación Empresarial Innovadora (Innovative Business Association, Spanish cluster label from the Ministry of Industry)
Membership to European Strategic Cluster Partnerships (ESCP-4i, ESCP-S3 or ESCP-4x): 
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmail
Carlos
Lapuerta
Cluster Manager
+34649957088
clapuerta@arahealth.com
ECCP Responsible Person
+34976306170
proyectos@arahealth.com
Languages spoken: 
English
Spanish
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Biopharmaceuticals
Technology fields: 
In vitro Testing, Trials
Medical Technology / Biomedical Engineering
S3 EU priority areas: 
e-Health (e.g. healthy ageing)
Human health activities (medical services)
Emerging industries: 
Biopharmaceuticals
Digital Industries
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
37
Number of SME members: 
21
Number of larger company members: 
7
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
6
Number of other ecosystem actors : 
3
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Name and link of major players: 
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

Arahealth is the Health Cluster of Aragón (Spain). It's composed by companies and institutions in the field of health.

It's main objective is to promote and improve the competitiveness of Aragón's health sector, to be able to deal properly with the globalization improving the innovation in its enterprises and the general conditions of the sector in Aragón.

The five strategic objectives for 2013-2016 are :

· To develop new high value products adapted to the client and market necessities · To improve and make more efficient production processes · To open new markets and increase the turnover in the known ones · To improve individual competitiveness through sinergies between our members · To increse the notoriety of Arahealth and promote the collaboration with other national or international clusters.

 

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 collaboration between members
Facilitation of cross-sectorial cooperation
Innovation Management / Support of innovation processes (internal, external)
Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Algeria
Colombia
Israel
South Africa
United Arab Emirates
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: 
Andorra
France
Which clusters do you collaborate with?: 
TECNARA
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
Promotion
Why should partners choose you for cooperation?: 

 

Arahealth is the Health Cluster of Aragón (Spain). It comprises over 30 agents from the health sector, both private and public: manufacturers, distributors, service providers and training and research centres who bring an innovative portfolio of added value produtcs and services to their customers within the health sector.

With associates representing the main agents of the health value chain (from research organisations to end-users), Arahealth works to create alliances and detect synergies between our different members and between them and members from other clusters, boosting innovative ideas though developing collaborative projects and enhancing their competitiveness.