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ICT Cluster of Colima

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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Tuesday, 6 March, 2007
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
1-5
Regions: 
Other
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmailGender
Denisse
Jiménez
Cluster Manager
523123132297
presidencia@aimsi.org
Female
Héctor
Aceves
ECCP Responsible Person
523123132297
direccion@aimsi.org
Male
Languages spoken: 
English
Spanish
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Agricultural Inputs and Services
Information Technology and Analytical Instruments
Technology fields: 
Agriculture Machinery / Technology
Information processing & Systems, Workflow
S3 EU priority areas: 
E-Commerce & SMEs online
e-Government (e.g. e-Procurement, e-Participation)
Emerging industries: 
Digital Industries
Logistical Services
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
20
Number of SME members: 
10
Number of start-ups among SME members: 
6
Number of larger company members: 
2
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
2
Number of other ecosystem actors : 
1200
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Organisation/Facility NameOrganisation/Facility TypeWebsite
Instituto Tecnológico de Colima
Incubator
Centro de Innovación Industrial Agroalimentario
Technology center
Name and link of major players: 
NameWebsiteType
Centro de Innovación Industrial Agroalimentario
Research Organisation
Tecnocible
SME
Universidad de Colima
University
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 
  • Promote the development of specialized information technologies in base industries, which are aimed at introducing technology and automate their business processes and production.
  • To assist with the three levels of government in promoting actions aimed at regulatory reform, attracting investment, transparency and public infrastructure.

Mission:

Contribute to the consolidation of an economic model based on the knowledge economy.

Objectives:

  • Support higher education institutions in generating and applying new knowledge base to improve its products and services industries, as well as in linking students with businesses to supplement their learning, and in updating their curricula to improve their quality.
  • Promoveer Industries based on the acquisition of new technologies to increase their competitiveness and promote actions to share best practices and success stories in the appropriation of new knowledge and technology.
Do you have a formalised strategy?: 
Yes
Do you have a specific strategy focus that addresses internationalisation ?: 
Yes
Services
Support services provided: 
Access to public support (regional/national programmes, innovation vouchers, etc.)
Access to technology services
Facilitation of collaboration between members
Location promotion / attraction of Foreign Direct Investment
Details of support services: 
  • Training and certification of technological skills.
  • Incubation and acceleration of technology - based projects.
  • Consulting and management of public sector funds.
  • Rental rooms and business training.
  • Project development institutions.
Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
None
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: 
Poland
Spain
Our cluster organisation undertook the following trans-national activities to support our members: 
Support to collaborative activities/etc.
Which clusters do you collaborate with?: 
Agrupacion Empresarial Innovadora del Sector TIC de la Rioja
Interizon Cluster and International
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
European ProgrammesName & Description (Regional/National)
H2020
CIP/COSME

Prosoft 3.0 https://prosoft.economia.gob.mx It is a program launched by the Government of the Republic in order to boost the of Information Technology (IT) sector in Mexico. 

Mexico FIRST. http://www.mexico-first.org MexicoFIRST is supported by Ministry of Economy and the World Bank initiative, whose main objective is the generation of human capital in order to strengthen the labor supply both in quantity and quality, all to facilitate the development and competitiveness of Mexican companies, as well as attracting foreign investment in Mexico seeking world-class player.

Promotion
Success Story / Achievements: 

In 2016, as a result of linking with the State Agricultural Council, we designed the agro-food route map for the Central Pacific region. Two years later, in the efforts made by both organizations, we achieved the implementation of the Agrifood Industrial Innovation Center.

Why should partners choose you for cooperation?: 

We have a strong commitment to our mission and we have the trust of our entrepreneurial ecosystem to promote initiatives that help improve the conditions of our companies and our society.