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Logistics in Wallonia

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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Sunday, 1 January, 2006
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
11-20
Regions: 
Prov. Liège
Cluster Excellence Label: 
Bronze Label
Membership to European Strategic Cluster Partnerships (ESCP-4i or ESCP-S3): 
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
NameWebsite
Open European Network of Logistics Competence Centers
ALICE - Alliance for Logistics Innovation through Collaboration in Europe
European Railway Clusters Initiative
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionEmail
Piette
Bernard
Cluster Manager
bpi@logisticsinwallonia.be
Nardellotto
Carine
Project Manager
cna@logisticsinwallonia.be
Adibime
Anne-Stéphanie
Project Manager
asa@logisticsinwallonia.be
Languages spoken: 
Dutch
English
French
German
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Education and Knowledge Creation
Information Technology and Analytical Instruments
Technology fields: 
Intermodal Transport
Logistics
S3 EU priority areas: 
Transport & logistics
Smart green & integrated transport systems
Emerging industries: 
Digital Industries
Logistical Services
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
326
Number of SME members: 
232
Number of larger company members: 
36
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
37
Number of other ecosystem actors : 
21
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Name and link of major players: 
NameWebsiteType
Liege Airport
Larger Company
Port of Liege
Larger Company
Alstom Belgium Transport
Larger Company
Arcelor Mittal
Larger Company
Bidvest
Larger Company
Baxter Distribution Center Europe
Larger Company
CETIC
Research Organisation
MULTITEL
Research Organisation
University of Liege
University
University of Louvain-la-Neuve
University
University of Brussels
University
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

Logistics in Wallonia has developed 5 Strategic axes:

* INNOVATION

Stimulating your competitiveness and contributing towards the economic, technological and scientific development of Wallonia through innovation.

* BUSINESS COMMUNITY

Developing and strengthening partnerships between members.

Stimulating your integration into the economic, technological and scientific landscape in Wallonia and beyond.

* MANAGEMENT and DEVELOPMENT of HUMAN CAPITAL

Anticipating your needs and skills and providing responses in collaboration with the training sectors and innovators.

* INTERNATIONAL

Stimulating your competitiveness by pooling Walloon skills and resources with international partners.

Creating conditions conducive to the internationalization of your activities.

* MARKETING and COMMUNICATION

Improving the image and awareness of Wallonia through targeted actions circulating concrete information on its assets in termes of logistics and innovation in mobility.

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.)
Direct advisory services
Facilitation of collaboration between members
Facilitation of cross-sectorial cooperation
Periodic Information dissemination
Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Canada
China
India
Malaysia
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
Luxembourg
Netherlands
Poland
Our cluster organisation undertook the following trans-national activities to support our members: 
Support to collaborative activities/etc.
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
European ProgrammesProject Name
FP7
H2020
CIP/COSME
INTERREG

LOG4GREEN

ECOLOGISTICS

SPACE2ID

FOODNET

SMART TRACK 4 WATERWAY

SPACE2IDGO