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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Monday, 21 November, 2005
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
6-10
Regions: 
Lorraine
Other Label: 
Competitivness Cluster
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
NameWebsite
AFPC
Mécafuture
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionEmailGender
Perrino
Alexi
Other
alexi.perrino@materalia.fr
Male
Languages spoken: 
English
French
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Automotive
Metalworking Technology
Technology fields: 
Iron and Steel, Steelworks
Lightweight materials
S3 EU priority areas: 
Aeronautics
Power generation / renewable sources
Emerging industries: 
Advanced Packaging
Medical Devices
Areas of specialisation of the cluster not covered above: 
Energy, Automotive, Healthtech, Additive Manufacturing, Robotics,
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
135
Number of SME members: 
52
Number of larger company members: 
31
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
33
Number of other ecosystem actors : 
19
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Name and link of major players: 
NameWebsiteType
ArcelorMittal
Larger Company
ThyssenKrupp Presta France
Larger Company
EDF
Research Organisation
PAM Saint-Gobain
Larger Company
IRT M2P
Technology Center
CNRS
Research Organisation
Université de Lorraine
University
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

MATERALIA is one of the 70 French “Competitiveness Clusters”, started in 2006 and aimed at strengthening the links between Industry and Academic Research thanks to large collaborative and innovative projects.

 

It is situated in North-Eastern France (Lorraine and Champagne regions), and focuses on innovative materials, processes and products. MATERALIA fosters and builds up collaborative and innovative projects bringing together companies, laboratories and higher education in 4 core markets: energy, aeronautics, automotive, medical devices, and increases innovation activities in metallurgy, nanomaterials, composites, new shaping processes, sustainable development.

MATERALIA gathers arround 150 members, industrial, academic and local authorities.

As a Competitiveness Cluster MATERALIA is entitled to label collaborative projects and recommend them to public funding schemes and private investors.

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
Innovation Management / Support of innovation processes (internal, external)
Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
China
India
Japan
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: 
Belgium
Germany
Italy
Luxembourg
United Kingdom
Our cluster organisation undertook the following trans-national activities to support our members: 
Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs
Which clusters do you collaborate with?: 
Lux Innovation (EU), Meca Tech (EU)
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
European Programmes
H2020
INTERREG