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Mississippi Enterprise for Technology

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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Wednesday, 25 May, 1994
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
1-5
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmail
Anna Kate
Baygents
Project Manager
+1 228 688 3282
annakate.baygents@usm.edu
Robbie
Ingram
Cluster Manager
+1 228 688 3144
robbie.ingram@usm.edu
Languages spoken: 
English
French
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Aerospace Vehicles and Defence
Water Transportation
Technology fields: 
Marine Science
Technology, Society and Employment
Emerging industries: 
Blue Growth Industries
Areas of specialisation of the cluster not covered above: 
Advanced materials and polymers
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
300
Number of SME members: 
235
Number of start-ups among SME members: 
20
Number of larger company members: 
20
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
25
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Organisation/Facility NameOrganisation/Facility TypeWebsite
The Innovation and Commercialization Park and Accelerator
Accelerator
Mississippi Technology Transfer Center
Technology center
Name and link of major players: 
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

The mission of the Mississippi Enterprise for Technology (MSET) is to facilitate regional technology-based economic development by leveraging the resources of Stennis Space Center, the State, and the region to foster business opportunities among public and private entities.  Representing the industry base at Stennis Space Center, from the smallest company to the largest federal agency or prime contractor, MSET provides a number of mechanisms to identify economic development and business opportunities in and around the region.

Do you have a formalised strategy?: 
No
Do you have a specific strategy focus that addresses internationalisation ?: 
No
Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Canada
Our cluster organisation undertook the following international activities to support our members: 
Support to collaborative activities/etc.
Trans-national Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
France
Portugal
United Kingdom
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: