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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Sunday, 1 January, 2012
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
1-5
Regions: 
Syddanmark
Cluster Excellence Label: 
Gold Label
Other Label: 
National innovation network for energy production
Membership to European Strategic Cluster Partnerships (ESCP-4i or ESCP-S3): 
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmailGender
Glenda
Napier
Cluster Manager
+45 42 14 91 74
gna@eicluster.dk
Female
Languages spoken: 
Danish
English
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Electric Power Generation and Transmission
Oil and Gas Production and Transportation
Technology fields: 
Storage of electricity, batteries
Wind energy
S3 EU priority areas: 
Energy distribution
Power generation / renewable sources
Emerging industries: 
Blue Growth Industries
Environmental Industries
Areas of specialisation of the cluster not covered above: 
Energy production
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
290
Number of SME members: 
215
Number of larger company members: 
42
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
18
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Organisation/Facility NameOrganisation/Facility TypeWebsite
Next Step Challenge
Accelerator
Name and link of major players: 
NameWebsiteType
Ørsted
Larger Company
Vestas
Larger Company
MHI Vestas
Larger Company
TOTAL
Larger Company
DTU - Technical University of Denmark
University
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

Energy Innovation Cluster is the national Danish cluster organization and innovation network for energy production. We focus on: 

  • Production and transmission of electricity
  • Energy storage
  • Integration of renewables in the power system
  • Extraction of oil and gas
  • Development of new energy production technologies 

We are a member based organisation and have 290 members - SMEs, large companies, start ups, universities and knowledge institutions. 

Mission: 

  • Energy Innovation Cluster ensure Denmark’s global position of strength within the energy sector.  

Vision

  • Energy Innovation Cluster facilitate innovative collaborations between companies and knowledge institutions that focus on energy.  
  • Energy Innovation Cluster work for further development of energy production and integration of energy in the power system. 
Do you have a formalised strategy?: 
No
Do you have a specific strategy focus that addresses internationalisation ?: 
No
Services
Support services provided: 
Internationalisation support (= Access to third countries markets)
Access to public support (regional/national programmes, innovation vouchers, etc.)
Facilitation of collaboration between members
Trend-scouting (Ideas for innovative projects)
Innovation Management / Support of innovation processes (internal, external)
Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Brazil
Japan
Taiwan
United States
Our cluster organisation undertook the following international activities to support our members: 
Support to collaborative activities/etc.
Trans-national Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Belgium
Germany
Norway
Spain
United Kingdom
Our cluster organisation undertook the following trans-national activities to support our members: 
Support to collaborative activities/etc.
Which clusters do you collaborate with?: 
Cluster de Energia
Team Humber Marine Alliance
Norwegian Energy Partners
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
European ProgrammesProject NameLink
INTERREG
Relevant Project References: 
Better access to test facilites for the offshore wind industry