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General Information
Year Established: 
Wednesday, 15 June, 2016
Number of employees in the cluster organisation : 
over 30
Regions: 
Comunidad Foral de Navarra
Other Label: 
Innovative Business Group
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmail
Nancy
Tarjenian
ECCP Responsible Person
948421101
NTarjenian@ain.es
Ana
Ursúa
Cluster Manager
948421101
aursua@ain.es
Languages spoken: 
English
Spanish
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Automotive
Construction Products and Services
Food Processing and Manufacturing
Technology fields: 
Food Technology
Construction engineering (design, simulation)
Surface treatment (painting, galvano, polishing, CVD, ..)
S3 EU priority areas: 
Advanced manufacturing systems
Basic metals & of fabricated metals products
Food, beverage & tobacco products
Emerging industries: 
Digital Industries
Environmental Industries
Areas of specialisation of the cluster not covered above: 
Digital Transformation /Industry 4.0, Circular Economy, Innovation servicies
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
80
Number of SME members: 
50
Number of larger company members: 
28
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
2
Name and link of major players: 
NameWebsiteType
Comansa
SME
VW Navarra
Larger Company
Universidad de Navarra
University
BSH Group
Larger Company
General Mills Spain
Larger Company
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

AIN is a private non-profit association, a meeting space for the collaboration of companies, that gives expert advice and management technologies supports for the improvement of the competitive position of our partners .

 

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.)
Direct advisory services
Facilitation of collaboration between members
Innovation Management / Support of innovation processes (internal, external)
Details of support services: 

- consulting service

- training and formation service

- engineerging service

- research service

Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries addressed by the cluster organisation through international activities: 
Chile
Mexico
Our cluster organisation undertook the following international activities to support our members: 
Support to collaborative activities/etc.
Trans-national Cooperation
The main countries addressed by the cluster organisation through trans-national activities: 
Austria
Denmark
Germany
Italy
Poland
Which clusters do you collaborate with?: 
CONSTRUCTION CLUSTER OF SLOVENIA
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
European ProgrammesProject NameLinkName & Description (Regional/National)Link (Regional/National)
CIP/COSME
Other

ECCA. European Circular Construction Alliance-

- National: Ministerio de Industria, Energía y Turismo: Agrupaciones Empresariales Innovadoras (AEI)

- Regional: Subvención de gastos en proyectos colaborativos a Clústeres, Preclústeres y Empresas (https://www.navarra.es/home_es/Servicios/ficha/6290/Subvencion-de-gastos-en-proyectos-colaborativos-de-2016-a-clusteres-preclusteres-agrupaciones-de-empresas-y-empresas)

Promotion
Success Story / Achievements: 

The cluster obtained the official recognition from the Ministry of Energy Truism and Digital Agenda of Spain, as Innovative Business Association, Agrupación Empresarial Innovadora AEI in June 2016.

Why partners should choose you for cooperation?: 

We have a large experience on Industry working with all kind of companies form different sectors focused on 3 lines of Expertise

 · MATERIALS - Surface Engineering and nanostructured materials aimed at improving the characteristics and functions of technological materials.

  · INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES Unconventional systems for measurement, control and communications.

  · SUSTAINABLE INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT Advanced engineering solutions for industrial construction, efficient use of energy and environment protection.

The cluster involve more than 120 industrial companies in Navarra and has its own technological center, a training and consultancy department thast allow us to work in a multidisciplinary teams for relevant project focused on: Digitalization Transformation principally oriented to Advanced and digital manufacturing, green manufacturing and circular economy and smart management.