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Electric vehicles industrial cluster

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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Wednesday, 25 November, 2009
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
1-5
Regions: 
Югозападен (Yugozapaden)
Cluster Excellence Label: 
Bronze Label
Membership to European Strategic Cluster Partnerships (ESCP-4i or ESCP-S3): 
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmail
Ilia
Levkov
Cluster Manager
+359 876634872
office@emic-bg.org
Ivan
Kostov
Internationalisation Responsible
+359 876634872
office@emic-bg.org
Greta
Georgieva
ECCP Responsible Person
+359 897830489
projects@emic-bg.org
Languages spoken: 
Bulgarian
English
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Automotive
Environmental Services
Technology fields: 
Hybrid and Electric Vehicles
S3 EU priority areas: 
Motor vehicles & other transport equipments
Smart green & integrated transport systems
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
72
Number of SME members: 
59
Number of larger company members: 
7
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
6
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Name and link of major players: 
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

SHORT-TERM GOALS: • Development of administrative body of the cluster; • Further development and diversification of the offered services • Attraction of new members and improving the market positions of the companies and their products and services; • Development of sustainable business partnerships; • Implementation of joint marketing activities; • Development of transnational cluster connections;LONG-TERM GOALS: • Sustainable development and improved competitiveness of the EMIC members • Sustainable and clean environment,  in compliance with the national priorities and EU regulations  

MID-TERM GOALS: • Development and promotion of investment projects for Technological modernization and integration of innovations; • Development of investment projects to strategic investors; • Implementation of programs for improving the work conditions in the companies, members of the cluster; • Improving the educational system and qualification in order to meet the needs of the cluster network;

Do you have a formalised strategy?: 
Yes
Do you have a specific strategy focus that addresses internationalisation ?: 
No
Services
Support services provided: 
Direct advisory services
Facilitation of collaboration between members
Facilitation of cross-sectorial cooperation
Periodic Information dissemination
Promotion of activities (marketing/ visibility)
Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
None
Trans-national Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Denmark
France
Greece
Italy
Poland
Our cluster organisation undertook the following trans-national activities to support our members: 
Support to collaborative activities/etc.
Which clusters do you collaborate with?: 
ICT cluster,
Cluster Mechatronics and Automation
and others.
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
European ProgrammesProject Name
Other

1. “Development of Workforce Competence Assessment system by Sectors and regions” Project in 2011-2013

2. Operational Programme “Development of the Competitiveness of the Bulgarian Economy" Project in 2011-2013

3. “Leonardo Da Vinci” Programme (part of European Commision`s program “Lifelong Learning” Programme 2007-2013

4. “Leonardo Da Vinci” Programme (part of European Commision`s program “Lifelong Learning” Programme 2013-2015

Promotion
Why should partners choose you for cooperation?: 

EVIC is one of a kind cluster organization in the field of electric mobility in Bulgaria, with long history of successfully finalized projects. We have wide range of experts specialized in - projects and programs coordination and management, media and automotive experts, training and education experts and others. Our organization is reliable partner in the field of electric mobility and infrastructure for EVs. We are are developing sustainable together with our members and partners, supporting them and relying to each other.