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General Information
Year Established: 
Tuesday, 1 January, 2013
Number of employees in the cluster organisation : 
6-10
Regions: 
Noord-Brabant
Cluster Excellence Label: 
Other
Membership to European Strategic Cluster Partnerships (ESCP-4i): 
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
NameWebsite
Silicon Europe Alliance
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmail
Willem
Endhoven
Cluster Manager
+31885554333
willem.endhoven@hightechnl.nl
Ben
van der Zon
ECCP Responsible Person
+31885554333
ben.van.der.zon@hightechnl.nl
Coen
de Graaf
+31885554333
coen.de.graaf@hightechnl.nl
Jos
van Erp
+31885554333
jos.van.erp@hightechnl.nl
Carljn
van den Berge
+31885554333
carlijn.van.den.berge@hightechnl.nl
Roxanne
van der geest
+31885554333
roxanne.van.der.geest@hightechnl.nl
Languages spoken: 
Dutch
English
French
German
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Education and Knowledge Creation
Information Technology and Analytical Instruments
Production Technology and Heavy Machinery
Technology fields: 
Embedded Systems and Real Time Systems
Micro and Nanotechnology related to Electronics and Microelectronics
Semiconductors
S3 EU priority areas: 
Advanced manufacturing systems
Micro/Nano electronics
Computer, electronic & optical products
Emerging industries: 
Digital Industries
Medical Devices
Mobility Technologies
Areas of specialisation of the cluster not covered above: 
advnced production equipment for semicon
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
135
Number of SME members: 
80
Number of larger company members: 
15
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
10
Number of other ecosystem actors : 
30
Entrepreneurship and start-up support organisations: 
Name and link of major players: 
NameTypeWebsite
ASML
Larger Company
Philips
Larger Company
TU-Eindhoven
University
tNO
Research Organisation
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

High Tech Nl is the sector organisation by and for innovative Dutch high-tech companies and knowledge institutes. High Tech NL is committed to the collective interests of this sector with a  focus on long term innovation and international collaboration. Members share their knowledge, look for ways to cooperate and use the powerful network to become successful innovators.

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
Access to public support (regional/national programmes, innovation vouchers, etc.)
Facilitation of collaboration between members
Facilitation of cross-sectorial cooperation
Support of technology transfer
Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries addressed by the cluster organisation through international activities: 
China
Taiwan
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 addressed by the cluster organisation through trans-national activities: 
Belgium
France
Germany
Italy
Spain
Our cluster organisation undertook the following trans-national activities to support our members: 
Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs
Please explain: 

High Tec NL supports various events. In the Netherlands the High Tech Systems event and the Smart Systems event. In Europe High Tech NL organised joint presentation booths at the Semicon Europa fairs. Outside Europe High Tech NL supports the formation of the joint Holland High Tech booth at the Semocon Taiwan

Which clusters do you collaborate with?: 
Silicon Saxony
DSP Valley
minalogic
ME2C
Business Cluster Semiconductors
Distretto
MIDAS
GAIA
NMI
mi-cluster
SCS Cluster
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
European ProgrammesProject NameName & Description (Regional/National)Link (Regional/National)
FP7
H2020
CIP/COSME

Silicon Europe

EuroCPSE

ESCiP (Silicon Europe Worldwide)

High Tech NL organises the creation and maintenance of several strategic roadmaps on behalf of the Ministry of Economic affairs

Promotion
Why partners should choose you for cooperation?: 

High Tech Nl represents the vast Dutch high-tech industry including the leading universities and institutes and is therefore the ideal start to familiarise with the Dutch ecosystem, her capabilities and possibilities for collaborative innovation