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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Sunday, 7 July, 2019
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
11-20
Regions: 
Nord - Pas-de-Calais
Cluster Excellence Label: 
Other
Other Label: 
Pole de competitivite
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmailGender
Pupin
Anne-Charlotte
Cluster Manager
+33 (03) 28 55 50 14
apupin@clubster-nsl.com
Female
Charles
Jean-Claude
Other
Male
Vanleene
Maximilien
Project Manager
mvanleene@clubster-nsl.com
Male
Morfaux
Marine
Project Manager
mmorfaux@clubster-nsl.com
Female
Robillard
Pierre-Louis
Project Manager
plrobillard@clubster-nsl.com
Male
Lebrun
Ségolène
Project Manager
slebrun@clubster-nsl.com
Female
Ouahman
Asmae
Project Manager
aouahman@clubster-nsl.com
Female
Demeestere
Marianne
Project Manager
mdemeestere@clubster-nsl.com
Female
Pucek
Joseph
Project Manager
jpucek@clubster-nsl.com
Male
Guillou
Laure
Project Manager
lguillou@clubster-nsl.com
Female
Menay
Marion
Project Manager
mmenay@clubster-nsl.com
Female
Languages spoken: 
English
French
Spanish
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Biopharmaceuticals
Food Processing and Manufacturing
Technology fields: 
Medical Research
Medical Technology / Biomedical Engineering
S3 EU priority areas: 
Industrial biotechnology
Food security & safety
Emerging industries: 
Biopharmaceuticals
Medical Devices
Areas of specialisation of the cluster not covered above: 
Nutrition, Biotechnology, Silver Economy, Healthy Ageing, Digital Health, Innovation, Digital
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
350
Number of SME members: 
215
Number of start-ups among SME members: 
71
Number of larger company members: 
30
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
35
Number of other ecosystem actors : 
70
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Name and link of major players: 
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

Clubster NHL – Nutrition, Health, Longevity – is a French competitiveness cluster federating 350 members in the Nutrition, biotechnology and health sectors. We encourage collaboration between academia, private companies (start-up, SMEs and large companies), clinicians and final users. 

Clubster-NHL was recently created through the merging of two entities: Clubster Santé and NHL-Cluster . A new website is under-construction. Our full cluster member's list can be found here and here

lubster-NHL's missions are :

  • to promote the Health and Nutrition Sector of the Region Hauts-de-France;
  • to foster the emergence of collaborative and innovative projects between public and private actors of the sector; 
  • to help our members to design, develop and finance their innovative products and processes;
  • to animate the sector through networking and exchanges between entreprises. 

These obectives are developed through three main actions:  

  •  Networking of our members; 
  • Emergence and coordination of innovative projects;
  • Establishment of developement activities.                                                                                                                 

 

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 private funding (connecting to investors, seed-capital, venture-capital, crowd-funding, etc.)
Facilitation of collaboration between members
Promotion of activities (marketing/ visibility)
Innovation Management / Support of innovation processes (internal, external)
Details of support services: 

Clubster-NHL provides support services based on our three main strategies: networking, developing and innovating.

 Networking: Facilitation of collaboration between members, promotion of activities.

Developing: Access to public support, access to private funding.

  • Support in funding research: PSPC, Horizon2020, PIA, Interreg, etc; 
  • International development: support and accompaniment in international trade fair (Vitafoods, Bio US, Medica,etc.);
  • International Business Conventions : NutrEvent, BioFIT, AgeingFit and MedFIT.

Innovating: Innovation management.

  • Working Group: Nouvel Opus, PreciDIAB, R&D;
  • Follow-up and communication on collaborative projects; 
  • Innovation Bootcamps such as Hibster.
Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Japan
United States
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
France
Luxembourg
Netherlands
United Kingdom
Our cluster organisation undertook the following trans-national activities to support our members: 
Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs
Please explain: 

International cooperation:

  • Participation to Bio-US.
  • Partnership with Bio Japan.

Transnational cooperation: 

  • Participation to Inter-regional and transnational European Project through Interreg, Horizon2020, etc. 
  • Participation to Vitafoods Fair in Geneva (Switzerland).
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
European ProgrammesProject NameLinkName & Description (Regional/National)
H2020
INTERREG

Clusbter NHL is involved in 18 ongoing European Projects as part of Horizon2020 and 5 Interreg programmes (Interreg France-Wallonie-Vlaanderen, Interreg North West Europe, Interreg 2 Seas, Interreg Europe, Interreg France-Channel-England):

Clubster-NHL participates in local (Métropole Européen de Lille), regional (Département du Nord, Département du Pas-de-Calais, Région Hauts-de-France), and national (Dirrecte) programs supporting the economic development of the Health and Nutrition sector. 

Promotion
Success Story / Achievements: 

Clubster-NHL, it's more than:

> 350 Cluster Members 

> 250 endorsed projects

> 100 funded projects

> 18 ongoing European Projects

> 4 International Business Conventions