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Advanced Materials Cluster -CMAV-

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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Thursday, 7 May, 2015
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
1-5
Regions: 
Cataluña
Cluster Excellence Label: 
Bronze Label
Other Label: 
Catalonia Cluster
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmailGender
Eloi
Montcada
Cluster Manager
662158495
emontcada@clustermav.com
Male
Languages spoken: 
English
Spanish
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Automotive
Downstream Metal Products
Technology fields: 
Composite materials
Metals and Alloys
S3 EU priority areas: 
Advanced materials
Nanotechnology
Emerging industries: 
Medical Devices
Mobility Technologies
Areas of specialisation of the cluster not covered above: 
Construction Technologies
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
45
Number of SME members: 
21
Number of larger company members: 
15
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
9
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Name and link of major players: 
NameWebsiteType
Ames
Larger Company
Eurecat
Technology Center
Lubrizol
Larger Company
Elix Polymers
Larger Company
Synthesia International
Larger Company
LEITAT
Technology Center
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

The main objectives are:

  1. Promote a strategic vision between the companies in the cluster.
  2. Approach local demand clusters : energy efficiency, rail, medical technology, housing, among others.
  3. Detecting the strategic challenges and major operational problems .
  4. Possible partnerships andcollaboration between thebusiness sector and / or related sectors.
  5. Strengthen the capacity and commercial positioning and marketing of Catalan companies working in advanced materials.
  6. Increase the visibility of agents and value chain cluster.
  7. Disseminate and promote the innovative capabilities of the AVM cluster companies worldwide. 
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 technology services
Facilitation of cross-sectorial cooperation
Support of technology transfer
Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
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: 
France
Germany
Our cluster organisation undertook the following trans-national activities to support our members: 
Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: