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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Sunday, 7 April, 2019
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
6-10
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmailGender
Mark
Corker
Cluster Manager
0119056813890
mcorker@mtechhub.com
Male
Languages spoken: 
English
Russian
Spanish
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Furniture
Wood Products
Technology fields: 
Cloud Technologies
Computer Software
Emerging industries: 
Digital Industries
Areas of specialisation of the cluster not covered above: 
IoT, Industry 4.0
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
280
Number of SME members: 
280
Number of start-ups among SME members: 
0
Number of larger company members: 
0
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
0
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Name and link of major players: 
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

Assist SME manufacuting members with digital adoption, IIoT and Industry 4.0 "Tech Stacks". Stacks include Cyber security, Unified communicaiton, RFID, Logistics, Sensors and Analytics.

Do you have a formalised strategy?: 
Yes
Do you have a specific strategy focus that addresses internationalisation ?: 
No
Services
Support services provided: 
Access to public support (regional/national programmes, innovation vouchers, etc.)
Direct advisory services
Details of support services: 

Selecting, configuring, installing and integrating IIoT and Industry 4.0 technology. We have a 250 sq m innovaiton centre devoted to PoC and technology evaluation labs.

Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries addressed by the cluster organisation outside Europe: 
Canada
Our cluster organisation undertook the following international activities to support our members: 
Promotional Activities
European Cooperation
The main countries addressed by the cluster organisation in Europe: 
Belgium
Poland
Portugal
Spain
Our cluster organisation undertook the following activities in Europe to support our members: 
Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs
Please explain: 

We are currently participating the the EU - Canada cluster matchmaking initative. 

Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
Promotion
Success Story / Achievements: 

We have worked with Bluewater Wood Alliance cluster in Canada on Industyr 4.0 and IIot solutions for the wood and furniture industries

Why should partners choose you for cooperation?: 

If clusters are working on Industry 4.0 adoption for their industry we have a proven methodology for identiofy standardized approaches that are broadly applicable.