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Lithuanian Prefabricated Wooden House Cluster - PrefabLT

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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Tuesday, 30 December, 2014
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
1-5
Regions: 
Lietuva
Cluster Excellence Label: 
Bronze Label
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmail
Paulius
Valiulis
Cluster Manager
+37060537205
paulius@prefablt.com
Languages spoken: 
English
Lithuanian
Russian
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Construction Products and Services
Wood Products
Technology fields: 
Low, zero and plus energy rating
Construction engineering (design, simulation)
S3 EU priority areas: 
Construction of buildings
Wood & paper (except furniture)
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
13
Number of SME members: 
9
Number of larger company members: 
4
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
0
Number of other ecosystem actors : 
0
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Name and link of major players: 
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

Lithuanian prefabricated wooden house cluster – PrefabLT unite Lithuanian wooden panel, timber-frame and modular house manufacturers, engineering companies and suppliers. Cluster members – well-known and trusted market leaders that offer high quality, client oriented products, services and solutions. All member products meet top-end international quality standards. PrefabLT companies are export oriented and in total more than 90% of manufactured products are being exported to foreign countries. The main export markets for cluster companies are Norway and Sweden.

VISION: Fully representing sector companies and becoming a reliable quality mark we strive to make Lithuania the leading country for wooden prefabricated house manufacturing in Eastern Europe.

MISSION: Unite, represent and publicize Lithuanian timber-frame, panel and modular wooden house manufacturers, designers, builders and related suppliers in order to contribute to the growth of sector companies’ value in a successful and significant manner.

LONG-TERM ACTIVITY ORIENTATION:

    • Awareness growth.
    • Collaboration between members.
    • Unification of sector companies.
    • Competence development.
    • Innovation fostering.
    • Improvement of national quality standards.
    • Lobbying.
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
Promotion of activities (marketing/ visibility)
Support of knowledge transfer
Innovation Management / Support of innovation processes (internal, external)
Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
United States
Trans-national Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Estonia
Latvia
Norway
Sweden
United Kingdom
Our cluster organisation undertook the following trans-national activities to support our members: 
Promotional Activities
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
Name & Description (Regional/National)Link (Regional/National)

National programme "Verslo Klasteris LT":

Budget: 3.200.000 Eur

Max. financing: 320.00 Eur

Aim of the programme: To support groups of SMEs for joining international networks in order to foster SMEs export.

Promotion
Success Story / Achievements: 

Lithuanian Prefabricated Wooden House Cluster - PrefabLT is the first certified construction and manufacturing sector cluster in the Baltic countries.

PrefabLT cluster is constantly growing organization that is active not only in construction and prefabricated building manufacturing fields, but as well in national clusterization fostering activities. PrefabLT is a member of Lithuanian Clusters Association.

Why should partners choose you for cooperation?: 

PrefabLT cluster is open to ideas and will consider any collaboration opportunities. PrefabLT is a young organisation, but it's being successfuly developed acording international standards and recommendations.