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Järnvägsklustret, Railway cluster of Sweden

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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Friday, 5 April, 2013
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
1-5
Regions: 
Östra Mellansverige
Cluster Excellence Label: 
Bronze Label
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
NameWebsite
ERCI
IASP/Västerås Science Park
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmailGender
Anna
Wallén
Cluster Manager
+46 (0) 70 824 75 59
anna.wallen@jarnvagsklustret.se
Female
Languages spoken: 
English
Swedish
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Information Technology and Analytical Instruments
Transportation and Logistics
Technology fields: 
Traffic Engineering / Control Systems
Railway Vehicles
S3 EU priority areas: 
Intelligent inter-modal & sustainable urban areas (e.g. smart cities)
High speed rail-road transportation systems
Emerging industries: 
Digital Industries
Mobility Technologies
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
50
Number of SME members: 
33
Number of larger company members: 
8
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
3
Number of other ecosystem actors : 
6
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Organisation/Facility NameOrganisation/Facility TypeWebsite
Västerås Science Park
Technology center
Create
Incubator
Name and link of major players: 
NameWebsiteType
Bombardier
Larger Company
COWI
Larger Company
SNC Lavalin
Larger Company
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

The Cluster aims to strengthen our region as a leading center for train railway technology:

Where our industry interacts for increased business volumes, Where our industry attracts more people for employment and industry-oriented studies, Where arenas are offered for local, national and international interaction with a focus on societal needs for sustainable transport solutions.

Our goal is to attract more people to choose Västerås and Västmanland as their place for education, work, residence or establishment of new businesses in the railway industry.

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.)
Facilitation of collaboration between members
Enabling Facilities sharing
Facilitation of cross-sectorial cooperation
Innovation Management / Support of innovation processes (internal, external)
Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
China
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: 
France
Germany
Italy
Netherlands
Spain
Our cluster organisation undertook the following trans-national activities to support our members: 
Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs
Please explain: 

Innotrance, Berlin

Rail live, Bilbao https://www.terrapinn.com/conference/rail-live/index.stm

 

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

RECORD

ERDF: Smart4U

National funding for S3 clusters

National funding for industrial modernisation

National funding for testbed: Vinnova

 

Promotion
Why should partners choose you for cooperation?: 

Järnvägsklustret, the railway cluster of Sweden, is a broad cluster with organisations in many fields of railway. Including the vehicle pruducers, the infrastructure contractors, engineering and systems providers.