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Southern Railway Cluster

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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Friday, 30 September, 2011
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
1-5
Regions: 
Śląskie
Cluster Excellence Label: 
Other
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
NameWebsite
European Railway Clusters Initiative
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmail
Marek
Jabłoński
Cluster Manager
668894583
marek.jablonski@ottima-plus.com.pl
Languages spoken: 
Polish
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Transportation and Logistics
Technology fields: 
Railway Transport
S3 EU priority areas: 
Safety & security
Transport & logistics
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
60
Number of SME members: 
40
Number of larger company members: 
4
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
13
Number of other ecosystem actors : 
3
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Name and link of major players: 
NameWebsiteType
NEWAG S.A.
Larger Company
Centrum Kształcenia Zawodowego i Ustawicznego w Sosnowcu
OTTIMA plus Sp. z o.o.
SME
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

The mission of the Southern Railway Cluster is to increase the competitiveness of the entities being a member of the cluster through the active transfer of technology, exchange of knowledge and best practices in the field of railway transport, ensuring long-term development of enterprises.

Do you have a formalised strategy?: 
Yes
Do you have a specific strategy focus that addresses internationalisation ?: 
No
Services
Support services provided: 
Promotion of activities (marketing/ visibility)
Innovation Management / Support of innovation processes (internal, external)
Other
Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
United States
Trans-national Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Austria
Belgium
Which clusters do you collaborate with?: 
BTS Bahntechnik Sachsen
Klaster B+R&I
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
Promotion
Success Story / Achievements: 

Southern Railway Cluster' main achievements are:

- organization of Forum of Innovation in Railway Transport and conferences

- creation the Technology Platform

- organization of annual contest "Leader of Innovation in railway transport"

- joining the European Railway Clusters Initiative network

and others.

Why should partners choose you for cooperation?: 

We have the knowledge and many years of experience in the industry in which we operate. The management board is open to all forms of cooperation.