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MSE Hungarian Sport and Lifestyle Development ClusterCo.

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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Monday, 7 March, 2011
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
1-5
Regions: 
Észak-Alföld
Other Label: 
Accredited Innovation Cluster
Membership to European Strategic Cluster Partnerships (ESCP-4i, ESCP-S3 or ESCP-4x): 
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmailGender
Tamás
Dékán
Cluster Manager
+36309522637
dekan.tamas@debrecenisportcentrum.hu
Male
Languages spoken: 
English
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Business Services
Technology fields: 
Health information management
Sports and Leisure
S3 EU priority areas: 
Sports activities
Public health and well-being
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
31
Number of SME members: 
24
Number of start-ups among SME members: 
2
Number of larger company members: 
1
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
1
Number of other ecosystem actors : 
3
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Name and link of major players: 
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

The main objective of the MSE Hungarian Sport and Lifestyle Development Cluster is to help and coordinate the innovative cooperation of SMEs, educational institutions, municipalities and R&D-profiled institutions and to expoit the cooperation.

The main focuses of the Cluster:

1. Development of Education: Establishment and development of new areas of education that focuses on innovation to provide appropriate human resource to the relevant industries.

2. Research and Development: We are planning to open and develop sport-specific applied research areas adapted to academic basic researches and already achieved researching results of health industrial clusters in Debrecen.

3. Industrial development: The members of the cluster aimed to research and develop functional food and dietary supplements for sportsmen in cooperation with the University of Debrecen. One of the goals is to make prototypes in relation with sport (movement dynamics analysis, sport security technology etc.)

Do you have a formalised strategy?: 
Yes
Do you have a specific strategy focus that addresses internationalisation ?: 
No
Services
Support services provided: 
Facilitation of collaboration between members
Facilitation of cross-sectorial cooperation
Promotion of activities (marketing/ visibility)
Support of knowledge transfer
Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
United States
Trans-national Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Belgium
France
Netherlands
Spain
Which clusters do you collaborate with?: 
ASSOCIACIO CATALANA CLUSTER DE LA INDUSTRIA DE L'ESPORT
CLUSTER MONTAGNE
STICHTING SPORTS AND TECHNOLOGY
EUROPEAN PLATFORM FOR SPORTS AND INNOVATION
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
European ProgrammesProject Name
CIP/COSME

Smart and sustainable Sports Products and Services for the promotion of Healthy Lifestyles (SmartSports4GoodLife)