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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Wednesday, 12 January, 2011
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
1-5
Regions: 
Leipzig
Membership to European Strategic Cluster Partnerships (ESCP-4i or ESCP-S3): 
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmail
Sandra
Kästner
Cluster Manager
+49 (0)341 121 3317
kaestner@energiemetropole-leipzig.de
Kai-Uwe
Blechschmidt
Other
+49(0) 121 6705
vorstand@energiemetropole-leipzig.de
Thomas
Lingk
Other
+49(0) 123 5851
vorstand@energiemetropole-leipzig.de
Languages spoken: 
English
German
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Environmental Services
Technology fields: 
Energy management
Heat pump
S3 EU priority areas: 
Sustainable energy & renewables
Emerging industries: 
Environmental Industries
Areas of specialisation of the cluster not covered above: 
electromobility
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
78
Number of SME members: 
53
Number of larger company members: 
10
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
10
Number of other ecosystem actors : 
5
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Name and link of major players: 
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

NEU e.V.’s members consist of large corporations, SMEs, research and educational institutions, public administration, unions and dedicated individuals. The association’s members are elastically organized in seven cluster teams, each with a different area of interest. These teams are: Bioenergy, e-mobility, energy efficiency, water treatment, solar, trading, and education.

Innovation through Cooperation:

By providing a common platform to Greater Leipzig’s diverse entrepreneurial landscape, NEU e.V. connects individual competencies with financial resources and innovative ideas – all with one common goal: Creating lasting partnerships that work towards an environmentally sustainable and prosperous Leipzig and its greater region.

Mission and Goals:

Cluster management association NEU e.V. enables its members to cooperatively develop ideas, realize projects and improve existing business models. NEU e.V.’s specific goals are to encourage the dialogue between potential partners, to market the Greater Leipzig region and business sector, to coordinate technology and knowledge transfer, to foster advanced training and educational opportunities in the field, to improve the sector’s general business and political framework, and to promote national and international cooperation.

 

 

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
Support of knowledge transfer
Support of technology transfer
Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Japan
Viet Nam
Trans-national Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Austria
Hungary
Romania
Serbia
Switzerland
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: 
European ProgrammesProject NameName & Description (Regional/National)
H2020
CIP/COSME
INTERREG

TREC Danube; COSMENERG; FIRECE; COSMENERG-4i

COSMENERG (COSME Programme): Cluster Excellence project in Central and Eastern European network of cluster organisations in the field of (eco- and bio) energy, renewable energy and environmental technologies

FIRECE (Interreg Central Europe): European project which aims to research innovative financial instruments (Crowd-funding, Business Angels, Venture Capital) for the transition of industry towards low carbon economy.

TREC Danube (German Federal Ministry of Education and Research - BMBF): is a transnational network of regional clusters in the field of renewable energy, energy systems and bioeconomy.

COSMENERG-4i: Internationalisation in renewable energy and environmental technologies towards ASEAN and Middle East markets