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MITC - Malardalen Industrial Technology Center

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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Tuesday, 29 May, 2012
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
1-5
Regions: 
Östra Mellansverige
Cluster Excellence Label: 
Other
Other Label: 
Aknowledged for excellence in industrial an academic coproduction
Membership to European Strategic Cluster Partnerships (ESCP-4i or ESCP-S3): 
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmail
Michael
Rydell
Cluster Manager
+46-70324587
michael.rydell@mitc.nu
Svante
Sundquist
Internationalisation Responsible
+46-769461875
svante.sundquist@mitc.nu
Languages spoken: 
English
Estonian
German
Spanish
Swedish
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Automotive
Production Technology and Heavy Machinery
Technology fields: 
Machining (turning, drilling, moulding, planing, cutting)
Manufacturing plants networks
S3 EU priority areas: 
Advanced manufacturing systems
Scientific research & development
Emerging industries: 
Environmental Industries
Areas of specialisation of the cluster not covered above: 
Development and Manufacturing of heavy vehicles
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
20
Number of SME members: 
12
Number of larger company members: 
8
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
2
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Name and link of major players: 
NameWebsiteType
AB Volvo
Larger Company
GKN Driveline
Larger Company
Fuji Autotech
SME
Mälardalen University
University
Sandvik
Larger Company
Hexagon Metrology
SME
Eskilstuna Elektronikpartner AB
SME
Leax group
Larger Company
Alfa Laval
Larger Company
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

In MITC the partners act together in order to solve industrial challanges. Knowledge is developed and spread via research capacity building and development projects.

Do you have a formalised strategy?: 
Yes
Do you have a specific strategy focus that addresses internationalisation ?: 
No
Services
Support services provided: 
Access to technology services
Direct advisory services
Facilitation of collaboration between members
Innovation Management / Support of innovation processes (internal, external)
Details of support services: 

We support manufacturing industry in innovation, product design, manufacturing and sustainability, by executing projects, research and capacity building between companies, institutes and academia.

Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
China
Namibia
Our cluster organisation undertook the following international activities to support our members: 
Promotional Activities
Trans-national Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Czech Republic
France
Germany
Italy
United Kingdom
Our cluster organisation undertook the following trans-national activities to support our members: 
Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs
Please explain: 

We visited MTI in United Kingdom in order to build international relations for future projects and participated in several international visits to our city.

Which clusters do you collaborate with?: 
Automation region
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
Name & Description (Regional/National)Link (Regional/National)

Produktionslyftet Regional coordinator for the Stockholm region in national project for industrial competitivness.

Promotion
Success Story / Achievements: 

We annually execute 30 - 40 coproduction projects between industry and academia in order to create new knowledge and contribute to innovation and industrial and academic competitiveness. 

Why should partners choose you for cooperation?: 

Our staff has long experience from academia and industry. We have a long history in executing joint development projects on regional and national basis. We are eager to enter the international scene and will be a hungry part interested in being an active part of the development of Europe.