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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Saturday, 1 January, 2005
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
6-10
Regions: 
Schleswig-Holstein
Cluster Excellence Label: 
Silver Label
Other Label: 
Member of go cluster
Membership to European Strategic Cluster Partnerships (ESCP-4i or ESCP-S3): 
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
NameWebsite
baltfood
go cluster
beltfood
German Food Cluster
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmail
Jacobsen
Björn P.
Cluster Manager
+49 451 70655 21
jacobsen@foodregio.de
Languages spoken: 
English
German
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Fishing and Fishing Products
Food Processing and Manufacturing
Technology fields: 
Food Additives/Ingredients/Functional Food
Food Processing
S3 EU priority areas: 
Food, beverage & tobacco products
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
73
Number of SME members: 
35
Number of start-ups among SME members: 
1
Number of larger company members: 
30
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
5
Number of other ecosystem actors : 
0
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Organisation/Facility NameOrganisation/Facility TypeWebsite
Fraunhofer EMB
Technology center
Name and link of major players: 
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

Support enterprises in the North German food processing industry in enhancing their competitiveness.

Do you have a formalised strategy?: 
Yes
Do you have a specific strategy focus that addresses internationalisation ?: 
Yes
Services
Support services provided: 
Access to the European Internal market
Internationalisation support (= Access to third countries markets)
Facilitation of collaboration between members
Periodic Information dissemination
Innovation Management / Support of innovation processes (internal, external)
Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Chile
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: 
Denmark
Finland
Norway
Poland
Sweden
Our cluster organisation undertook the following trans-national activities to support our members: 
Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs
Please explain: 

baltfood - Fact Findings Tours (Store Checks) in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus

beltfood - Market Development in Denmark

Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
European ProgrammesProject NameName & Description (Regional/National)
INTERREG
Other

baltfood

beltfood

Interreg III, IV, V - Bilateral and Transnational (BSR

Promotion
Success Story / Achievements: 

Establishment of the transnational food cluster in the baltic Sea regio - baltfood.

Why should partners choose you for cooperation?: 

Business-/Membership-driven Organisation of mid-sized food processing enterprises.