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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Monday, 18 September, 2000
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
6-10
Regions: 
Chemnitz
Membership to European Strategic Cluster Partnerships (ESCP-4i or ESCP-S3): 
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmail
Weller
Bernd
Project Manager
+49 371 5347 168
bweller@t-online.de
Languages spoken: 
English
German
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Apparel
Construction Products and Services
Technology fields: 
Finisher related to Textiles Technology
Weaving related to Textiles Technology
S3 EU priority areas: 
Textiles, wearing apparel & leather& related products
Scientific research & development
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
120
Number of SME members: 
90
Number of start-ups among SME members: 
10
Number of larger company members: 
20
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
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: 

SACHSEN!TEXTIL e.V. was founded in 2000 mainly to initiate, prepare and coordinate SME networks in the Saxon textile and clothing industrie. Main focus of activities is cooperation in innovation and research.

The service profile of SACHSEN!TEXTIL includes three main fields:

  • Conception and coordination of SME networks and R&D joint projects
  • Trend, market and branch studies as well as feasibility and strategy conceptions
  • Consulting and coaching of companies in company foundation and settlement, market strategies, corporate planning and consolidation.

SACHSEN!TEXTIL acts as an incubator and is active in innovation management related to textile and clothing industries. Main goal is innovation networking for the region of Saxony and stimulating and selection of R&D projects. Main objectives of SACHSEN!TEXTIL are support and promotion of science and research, training and education, especially in the field of development and manufacturing of textile products and diversification into technical application fields.

Do you have a formalised strategy?: 
No
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.)
Access to technology services
Support of technology transfer
Innovation Management / Support of innovation processes (internal, external)
Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Canada
Japan
South Africa
Our cluster organisation undertook the following international activities to support our members: 
Support to collaborative activities/etc.
Trans-national Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Austria
Czech Republic
France
Italy
Spain
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 Programmes
H2020
CIP/COSME
INTERREG