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Cluster Green Transport

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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Thursday, 9 February, 2012
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
1-5
Regions: 
Югозападен (Yugozapaden)
Membership to European Strategic Cluster Partnerships (ESCP-4i or ESCP-S3): 
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
NameWebsite
ICT Cluster
Association of Business Clusters
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmail
Simeon
Ananiev
Cluster Manager
+359888555171
sananiev@gtcluster.eu
Lyudmil
Ivanov
ECCP Responsible Person
+359878661160
livanov@gtcluster.eu
Veselin
Grozdanov
Internationalisation Responsible
+359898585841
vgrozdanov@gtcluster.eu
Elena
Ananieva
Internationalisation Responsible
eananieva@gtcluster.eu
Office
+35929709 439
office@gtcluster.eu
Languages spoken: 
Bulgarian
English
Russian
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Transportation and Logistics
Technology fields: 
Intermodal Transport
Logistics
S3 EU priority areas: 
Rail transport & related services
Road transport & related services
Emerging industries: 
Digital Industries
Environmental Industries
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
20
Number of SME members: 
18
Number of larger company members: 
2
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: 
NameWebsiteType
Bulgarian Railway Company Ltd.
Larger Company
Transekspres Ltd.
SME
Transbalkani Ltd.
SME
VTU "Todor Kableshkov"
University
ES ES GI Invest Ltd.
SME
Balkantel Ltd.
SME
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

•''Green Transport" Cluster a main factor for developing the intermodal transport in Bulgaria

•Integration of the companies related to the development of the intermodal transport in order to make this kind of  transport more competitive

•Promotion of intermodality and Green transport corridors  both locally and internationally

•Integration of the domestic intermodal connections with international combined transport networks.

•Assistance of the Cluster Members in the development of intermodal activities.

•Training of Cluster Members’ employees in the area of intermodal transport services in Bulgaria and the Balkan Region

Do you have a formalised strategy?: 
No
Do you have a specific strategy focus that addresses internationalisation ?: 
No
Services
Support services provided: 
Access to the European Internal market
Access to public support (regional/national programmes, innovation vouchers, etc.)
Access to technology services
Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Brazil
Kazakhstan
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: 
Bulgaria
France
Italy
Romania
Spain
Which clusters do you collaborate with?: 
Bulgarian Cluster Telecommunications (BCT)
CCTL Canary Islands
Energy and Clean Tech Cluster
Numélink
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
European ProgrammesProject NameName & Description (Regional/National)
INTERREG

We were a subcontractor of Sofia Municipality project etc Rail4See. 

Operational Program "Competitiveness" project - Cluster Development in Bulgaria (National program) 

Promotion
Success Story / Achievements: 

Cluster Green Transport participate as an equal partner or associate in COSMOS, RAIL4SEE, GIFT project has joint activities with the club FEROVIAR Romania. It is also a subcontractor and partner other pro. In 2014. Cluster Green Transport wins the a public contract to the Sofia Municipality to implement the project activity RAIL4SEE. The work done is "Design of transport for improving rail transport." Perform tasks in a project with contracting Executive Agency "Maritime Administration" to the Ministry of transport, information technology and communications by creating a "green calculator for sustainable transport" for which there is a link to the website of KZT. Implemented project "Development of the Competitiveness of the Bulgarian Economy 2007-2013" to measure BG161PO003-2.4.01 "Supporting the development of clusters in Bulgaria" project "Promoting Cluster Green Freight transport as a factor for the development of intermodal transport Bulgaria ".

Why should partners choose you for cooperation?: 

The team of the cluster consists of young and highly enthusiastic experts in the transport sector. We have a vision and a desire to improve the process and transport conditions in Bulgaria and the region. In recent years, we have proved that we can be worthy partners in the projects. Companies in the cluster are leading in the transport sector in Bulgaria, they can participate in the implementation of the entire transport chain using all kinds of transportation and logistics. We have contacts and partners in Bulgaria's neighboring countries and partners from Germany, Russia, Kazakhstan and others.

In Bulgaria we are only successful transport cluster.