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Logistics-Initiative Hamburg e.V.

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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Tuesday, 14 February, 2006
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
11-20
Regions: 
Hamburg
Cluster Excellence Label: 
Gold Label
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmailGender
Carmen
Schmidt
Cluster Manager
+49 40 22 70 19 25
cs@hamburg-logistik.net
Female
Thomas
Brauner
Project Manager
+ 49 40 22 70 19 802
tb@hamburg-logistik.net
Male
Jan
Rode
Project Manager
+ 49 40 22 70 19 36
jr@hamburg-logistik.net
Male
Schönal
Anna
Project Manager
+ 49 40 22 70 19 808
as@hamburg-logistik.net
Female
Languages spoken: 
English
French
German
Italian
Polish
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Transportation and Logistics
Technology fields: 
System and transportation
Creative services
S3 EU priority areas: 
Transport & logistics
E-Commerce & SMEs online
Emerging industries: 
Digital Industries
Logistical Services
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
565
Number of SME members: 
515
Number of start-ups among SME members: 
14
Number of larger company members: 
50
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
41
Number of other ecosystem actors : 
157
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Organisation/Facility NameOrganisation/Facility TypeWebsite
Digital Hub Logistics GmbH
Co-working Space
Next Logistics Accelerator
Accelerator
Name and link of major players: 
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

The registered association “Logistik-Initiative Hamburg e.V.” was established by representatives of the business community and the Hamburg State Ministry of Economic and Labour Affairs. With more than 500 active members from the logistics industry and related sectors, this powerful network is the largest of its kind in Germany. As a public-private partnership, the Logistics Initiative aims to expand Hamburg’s role as the leading logistics hub in northern Europe and provide support for all logistics-related industries, trades and services. The Logistics Initiative offers a wide range of activities in the fields of information & Public Relation, Service & Support, Working Groups & Projects as well as Networking & Events. The main fields of action are development of sites, real estate and an infrastructure that meets the needs of the logistics industry, personnel qualification, Innovation & Technology, Sustainability and profiling the region. The Logistics Initiative Hamburg is the first to contact in the Hamburg Metropolitan Region.regarding all questions of the logistics industry, Institutions or the general public. The Logistics-Initiative Hamburg was awarded the GOLD Label of "Cluster Management Excellence" by the European Commission in 2014.

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.)
Direct advisory services
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: 
China
Singapore
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: 
Austria
Denmark
Finland
Netherlands
Our cluster organisation undertook the following trans-national activities to support our members: 
Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
European ProgrammesProject Name
INTERREG

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