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Asociación de Investigación de Industrias Cárnicas del Principado de Asturias (ASINCAR)

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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Friday, 29 July, 1977
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
21-30
Regions: 
Principado de Asturias
Cluster Excellence Label: 
Bronze Label
Other Label: 
AEI (Agrupación Empresarial Innovadora) awarded by Spanish Ministry of Industry
Membership to European Strategic Cluster Partnerships (ESCP-4i or ESCP-S3): 
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmailGender
Juan
Díaz
Cluster Manager
0034985744518
juan.diaz@asincar.com
Roberto
Moran
Project Manager
+34 985 74 45 18
robertomr@asincar.com
Male
Languages spoken: 
English
Spanish
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Education and Knowledge Creation
Food Processing and Manufacturing
Technology fields: 
Food Microbiology / Toxicology / Quality Control
Traceability of food
S3 EU priority areas: 
Industrial biotechnology
Food, beverage & tobacco products
Emerging industries: 
Advanced Packaging
Biopharmaceuticals
Areas of specialisation of the cluster not covered above: 
Bioeconomy, Sensors, Industry 4.0
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
80
Number of SME members: 
80
Number of larger company members: 
3
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
1
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Name and link of major players: 
Website
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

To incorporate innovation culture to the strategy of SMEs.

To promote, develop and manage research and innovation activities for SMEs in the food sector.

To dinamyze the implementation of innovation projects by SMEs.

To improve the competitiveness of SMEs by innovative practices.

To add value to food products by means of innovation and boosting geographical indications and traditional specialities.

To foster product diversification and product adaptation to new national and international markets.

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.)
Access to technology services
Direct advisory services
Provision and facilitation of access to training for members
Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Argentina
Chile
Japan
Peru
Uruguay
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
Denmark
France
Portugal
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
European Programmes
FP7
H2020
CIP/COSME
INTERREG