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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Thursday, 5 March, 2009
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
1-5
Regions: 
Prov. Liège
Cluster Excellence Label: 
Bronze Label
Membership to European Strategic Cluster Partnerships (ESCP-4i or ESCP-S3): 
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
NameWebsite
Wallonia Clusters
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmail
Elias
NJEIM
Cluster Manager
+32496278339
enjeim@plastiwin.be
Aurore
MOURETTE
Cluster Manager
+32477234293
aurore.mourette@plastiwin.be
Diego
LANCKSWEERT
Project Manager
+32475360072
dlancksweert@plastiwin.be
Languages spoken: 
English
French
Italian
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Plastics
Technology fields: 
Plastics and Rubber related to Chemical Technology
Textile fibres
S3 EU priority areas: 
Advanced materials
Waste management
Emerging industries: 
Advanced Packaging
Creative Industries
Areas of specialisation of the cluster not covered above: 
Polymers, Composites , Elastomers & syntetic textiles
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
96
Number of SME members: 
78
Number of larger company members: 
14
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
15
Number of other ecosystem actors : 
13
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Name and link of major players: 
NameWebsiteType
Kabelwerk - Eupen
Larger Company
SIRRIS
Technology Center
SIMONIS GROUP
SME
AGORIA
Research Organisation
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

PLASTIWIN is the Walloon business cluster for plastic. It is a sectorial network devoted to industry, focusing on the development of high added value products and solutions, by the use of methodologies based on value chain, open innovation and networking.

Its scope is covering polymers and biopolymers, rubbers, composites and synthetic textiles

Our Missions: • Being at the service of regional industrial policy • Contribute to its economy development • Focus on creating added value and employment • Communicate on the potential of our value chain • Prepare for the future and get into position for growth markets

Our activities

  • Collaborative projects : research, innovation, industrialization

  • Business Development

  • Process improvement

  • Dissemination

 

Do you have a formalised strategy?: 
Yes
Do you have a specific strategy focus that addresses internationalisation ?: 
Yes
Services
Support services provided: 
Access to the European Internal market
Access to public support (regional/national programmes, innovation vouchers, etc.)
Access to technology services
Facilitation of collaboration between members
Facilitation of cross-sectorial cooperation
Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Canada
China
United States
Our cluster organisation undertook the following international activities to support our members: 
Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs
Trans-national Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Belgium
France
Germany
Italy
Spain
Our cluster organisation undertook the following trans-national activities to support our members: 
Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs
Which clusters do you collaborate with?: 
Cap2020 (BE)
TWIST (BE)
INFOPOLE (BE)
TWEED (BE)
NANOPROGRES (CZ)
BALTICNET-PLASMATEC (D)
PACKBRIDGE (SE)
INOVCLUSTER (PT)
ELASTOPOLE (F)
ASICE (SP)
OSTIM (TR)
MATIKEM (F)
UP-TEX (F)
CENTEXBEL (BE)
GREENWIN (BE)
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
European ProgrammesProject Name
CIP/COSME
INTERREG
Other

COSME: AdPack

INTERREG: TRFAM (Under evaluation)

Other: TEEPPI (Elastomers)

INTERCLUSTERS (BE): Sustainable construction

 

Promotion
Success Story / Achievements: 

Hundreds of actions carried out annually to members

Half in favor of the entire network Half in favor of a group of members 90% of members participate in at least one activity Many collaborative projects between Members B2B operations in Belgium and abroad for thousands of established contacts yearly Participation to industry fairs and trade shows Missions abroad Visits to our members (identifying needs and skills) Presentations with members addressing huge number of companies and people Organisation of Technical sessions, workshops, semainars and companies discoveries Many contributions for networking actions to represent our members

Why should partners choose you for cooperation?: 

Thanks to the dynamism of its members and the expertise of its animation team in the field of communication, on the plastics industry technologies and its good relations with many European organizations, Plastiwin is an ideal partner in the area of innovative projects.