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General Information
Year Established: 
Wednesday, 22 February, 2006
Number of employees in the cluster organisation : 
1-5
Regions: 
Prov. Brabant Wallon
Cluster Excellence Label: 
Bronze Label
Membership to European Strategic Cluster Partnerships (ESCP-4i): 
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmail
STASSART
Michel
Cluster Manager
0032475804700
michel.stassart@skywin.be
POURBAIX
Etienne
Cluster Manager
Languages spoken: 
Dutch
English
French
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Aerospace Vehicles and Defense
Technology fields: 
Aeronautical technology / Avionics
Satellite Navigation Systems
Space Exploration and Technology
S3 EU priority areas: 
Aeronautics
Space
Emerging industries: 
Creative Industries
Digital Industries
Environmental Industries
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
120
Number of SME members: 
80
Number of larger company members: 
10
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
20
Name and link of major players: 
NameWebsiteType
Sonaca
Larger Company
Safran Aero Boosters
Larger Company
Sabca
Larger Company
Thalesaleniaspace Belgium
Larger Company
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

Since 2006, the Skywin Aerospace Cluster is managing 64 projects totalizing 216 M€ budget. Skywin, it's also more than 200.000 given training hours, an average rate of 75% of trainees finding a job in Aerospace and 6 innovative startups and 19 new patented technologies.

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.)
Direct advisory services
Facilitation of cross-sectorial cooperation
Periodic Information dissemination
Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries addressed by the cluster organisation through international activities: 
Canada
United States
Our cluster organisation undertook the following international activities to support our members: 
Support to collaborative activities/etc.
Trans-national Cooperation
The main countries addressed by the cluster organisation through trans-national activities: 
France
Germany
Italy
Luxembourg
Spain
Our cluster organisation undertook the following trans-national activities to support our members: 
Support to collaborative activities/etc.
Which clusters do you collaborate with?: 
Aerospace Valley
Bavairia
Luxembourg Space Cluster
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
European ProgrammesProject NameName & Description (Regional/National)Link (Regional/National)
FP7
H2020
CIP/COSME
INTERREG

SPACE2ID

ABROAD

TRANSCOMAS

SPACE2ID

ABROAD

Promotion
Why partners should choose you for cooperation?: 

More than 60 years in Industrial and Resarch activities in aeronautics and space