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INNOVACC Associació Catalana d'Innovació del sector carni porcí

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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Saturday, 1 March, 2008
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
1-5
Regions: 
Cataluña
Cluster Excellence Label: 
Bronze Label
Other Label: 
Catalonia Clusters program
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmail
Eudald
Casas i Vaqué
Cluster Manager
+34972272597
innovacc@olot.cat
Mariona
Pratdesaba i Rovira
+34972272597
innovacc@olot.cat
Sandra
Dalfó i Vivas
+34972272597
innovacc@olot.cat
Languages spoken: 
Catalan
English
French
German
Spanish
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Food Processing and Manufacturing
Technology fields: 
Detection and Analysis methods
Food Microbiology / Toxicology / Quality Control
S3 EU priority areas: 
Food, beverage & tobacco products
Machinery & equipment n.e.c.
Emerging industries: 
Digital Industries
Environmental Industries
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
89
Number of SME members: 
55
Number of larger company members: 
15
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
13
Number of other ecosystem actors : 
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: 

INNOVACC strengths

We are focused in R+D+i

Clear differentiation from traditional sector associations.

We don’t compete with our own associated. We just COOPERATE with them.

Research & Innovation

  • Continuous and rigorous methodology to identify, prepare and develop projects
  • Very specific projects (mainly for central part of value chain)
  • Clear goals for each project
  • We have to finish each project (without permanent working groups)
  • Continuous benchmarking coming from each project and its meetings
  • Finding Grants to encourage our companies
Do you have a formalised strategy?: 
Yes
Do you have a specific strategy focus that addresses internationalisation ?: 
No
Services
Support services provided: 
Access to public support (regional/national programmes, innovation vouchers, etc.)
Facilitation of collaboration between members
Periodic Information dissemination
Support of knowledge transfer
Innovation Management / Support of innovation processes (internal, external)
Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Canada
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: 
Denmark
France
Germany
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
Promotion
Success Story / Achievements: 

R+D Projects