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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Friday, 7 October, 2005
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
11-20
Regions: 
Rhône-Alpes
Cluster Excellence Label: 
Gold Label
Other Label: 
ISO 9001
Membership to European Strategic Cluster Partnerships (ESCP-4i or ESCP-S3): 
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
NameWebsite
EURATEX
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmailGender
Corinne
Farace
Cluster Manager
0033420302880
contact@techtera.org
Female
Languages spoken: 
English
French
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Apparel
Paper and Packaging
Technology fields: 
Medical Textiles
S3 EU priority areas: 
Advanced materials
Textiles, wearing apparel & leather& related products
Emerging industries: 
Environmental Industries
Medical Devices
Areas of specialisation of the cluster not covered above: 
Flexible materials, composites, security, luxury health, sports, transports, infrastructures
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
140
Number of SME members: 
96
Number of larger company members: 
15
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
29
Number of other ecosystem actors : 
4
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Name and link of major players: 
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

Our mission? Increase business competitiveness through co-operative innovation.

Our job? Encourage and develop co-operative innovation in processes and products, through a range of dedicated services. The cluster oversees and supports joint R&D projects involving at least three distinct partners (industrial and researchers).

How? The cluster initiates R&D themes and forms working groups (organisational, search for partners, setting up, search for funding), which it runs until filing, financing and finalising the projects resulting from it. It also helps companies and research centres wishing to develop an innovation through the availability of its services and solutions.

Do you have a formalised strategy?: 
Yes
Do you have a specific strategy focus that addresses internationalisation ?: 
Yes
Services
Support services provided: 
Access to public support (regional/national programmes, innovation vouchers, etc.)
Facilitation of collaboration between members
Facilitation of cross-sectorial cooperation
Support of technology transfer
Innovation Management / Support of innovation processes (internal, external)
Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Japan
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: 
Germany
Italy
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?: 
POINTEX
AEI TEXTILS
NWTEX
ATEVAL
SACHSEN!TEXTILE
CLUTEX
UP-TEX
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: