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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Sunday, 10 June, 2007
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
6-10
Regions: 
Midtjylland
Cluster Excellence Label: 
Gold Label
Membership to European Strategic Cluster Partnerships (ESCP-4i or ESCP-S3): 
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
NameWebsite
ERCI
European Defence Skills Partnership
European Network of Defence-related Regions
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmailGender
Klaus
Bolving
Cluster Manager
+45 52 13 15 40
klaus@censec.dk
Male
Anders
Laustsen
ECCP Responsible Person
+45 52 13 15 42
anders@censec.dk
Male
Anna
Andersen
Other
+45 52 13 15 41
anna@censec.dk
Female
Charlotte
Dalqvist
Project Manager
+45 26 29 76 31
charlotte@censec.dk
Female
Louise
Juel Broch
Other
+45 52 13 15 43
louise@censec.dk
Female
Poul-Erik
Hansen
Project Manager
+45 52 13 15 44
poul-erik@censec.dk
Male
Sofie
Jensen
Internationalisation Responsible
+45 93 20 15 40
sofie@censec.dk
Female
Languages spoken: 
Danish
English
German
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Aerospace Vehicles and Defence
Information Technology and Analytical Instruments
Technology fields: 
Aeronautical technology / Avionics
Satellite Navigation Systems
S3 EU priority areas: 
ICT trust, cyber security & network security
Advanced manufacturing systems
Emerging industries: 
Digital Industries
Areas of specialisation of the cluster not covered above: 
Defence, Space, Drones, Maritime, Homeland Security, Cyber Security
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
130
Number of SME members: 
120
Number of start-ups among SME members: 
5
Number of larger company members: 
10
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
5
Number of other ecosystem actors : 
5
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Name and link of major players: 
NameWebsiteType
Terma
Larger Company
Aalborg University
University
Technical University of Denmark
University
FORCE Technology
Technology Center
Danish Technological Institute
Technology Center
Alexandra Institute
Research Organisation
Aarhus University
University
DBI
Technology Center
University of Southern Denmark
University
ATOS
Larger Company
SAAB
Larger Company
IBM
Larger Company
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

CenSec is the prime Danish cluster organization for companies with an interest in high tech industries like defence, homeland security, maritime, space, aerospace and railway.

CenSec is supported by The Danish Ministry of Higher Education & Science, The Danish Ministry of Business and Growth and the Central Denmark Region. CenSec was founded in 2004 as a network - established in 2007 as an industrial cluster.

CenSec cooperates closely with industry trade organizations, authorities and clusters within all relevant industries. 

Do you have a formalised strategy?: 
Yes
Do you have a specific strategy focus that addresses internationalisation ?: 
Yes
Services
Support services provided: 
Access to public support (regional/national programmes, innovation vouchers, etc.)
Access to technology services
Facilitation of collaboration between members
Facilitation of cross-sectorial cooperation
Support of knowledge transfer
Details of support services: 

A membership of CenSec has the following benefits:

-Updated knowledge about the latest development within defence, homeland security, maritime, space, aerospace and railway.

-The opportunity to participate in innovation projects in cooperation with one or more of the cluster partners.

-Contact to other members and potential cooperation partners.

- Access to business networks, events and conferences.

Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Republic of Korea (South Korea)
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
France
Germany
Spain
Our cluster organisation undertook the following trans-national activities to support our members: 
Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs
Please explain: 

CenSec is engaged in the following trans-national activities:

- Innovation Express programme (with clusters from Spain, Germany, Lithuania, France, USA)

- Nordic Innovation (Sweden, Norway, Finland) - http://nordicinnovation.org/ 

- COSME applications/projects (with clusters from France, Lithuania)

 

Which clusters do you collaborate with?: 
RailGrub (E)
Póle OPTITEC (E)
Satellite Navigation Berchtesgadener Land (E)
SAFE (E)
JARI (O)
Systematic (E)
Estonian Defence Industry Association (E)
Minalogic (E)
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
European ProgrammesProject NameName & Description (Regional/National)
CIP/COSME
Other

COSME - "Clusters Go International in the Defence & Security Sector" (CUS-CLUSINT-2017-03-6) - Acronym: EU KETs4Dual-Use (coordinator: Póle OPTITEC) - (grant proposal accepted - september 2018 - december 2019

Innovation Express - "Inno-Pro / Systematic Cooperation" - focus area: cyber security (grant proposal accepted - january 2018 - July 2019

 

Name: Innovation Network for Security - 

CenSec manages the Danish national Innovation Network for Security. Funded by the Danish Ministry for Science & Higher Education