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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Saturday, 22 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: 
Pôle de Compétitivité
Membership to European Strategic Cluster Partnerships (ESCP-4i or ESCP-S3): 
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmail
Michel
DEFLACHE
Internationalisation Responsible
+33476544646
michel.deflache@tenerrdis.fr
Catherine
CANDELA
Cluster Manager
+33476518534
catherine.candela@tenerrdis.fr
Languages spoken: 
English
French
Greek
Italian
Russian
Spanish
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Electric Power Generation and Transmission
Marketing
Technology fields: 
Hydropower
Photovoltaics
S3 EU priority areas: 
Bio fuels & energy efficiency
Power generation / renewable sources
Emerging industries: 
Environmental Industries
Mobility Technologies
Areas of specialisation of the cluster not covered above: 
Energy transition
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
220
Number of SME members: 
170
Number of start-ups among SME members: 
70
Number of larger company members: 
15
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
25
Number of other ecosystem actors : 
10
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Name and link of major players: 
NameWebsiteType
Schneider Electric
Larger Company
CEA
Research Organisation
CNR
Larger Company
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

Tenerrdis is a French Pôle de Compétitivité (innovative Cluster) based in Grenoble, capital of the Alps. It aims to promote sustainable business growth and job creation across the new-energy-technology industries by developing new technologies to drive the energy transition through R&D projects involving industrial, institutional, academic and scientific partners.

The cluster’s activities encompass support for innovation, the development of collaborative R&D projects with the capacity to shape emerging new-energy-technology industries, and targeted support for SMBs.

It covers the following topics: Solarpower, Biomass, Hydrogen, Hydroelectricity, Smart Grid, Energy Efficiency in the Buildings, District heating and cooling, Wind Power, Smart Cities, Energy transition in remote sites and emerging countries.

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
Internationalisation support (= Access to third countries markets)
Access to public support (regional/national programmes, innovation vouchers, etc.)
Access to private funding (connecting to investors, seed-capital, venture-capital, crowd-funding, etc.)
Access to technology services
Details of support services: 

- networking

- Events

- Public and private funding

- Project management R&D&I

- valorization, promotion, communication

Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Australia
Chile
India
Morocco
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: 
Denmark
Germany
Italy
Switzerland
United Kingdom
Our cluster organisation undertook the following trans-national activities to support our members: 
Support to collaborative activities/etc.
Which clusters do you collaborate with?: 
CLEAN
LE2C
Envipark
SBHUB
CleanTechDelta
OREEC
EcotechQuebec
researchTriangleCleantechcluster
Greencape
renewable energy hamburg
Greentech Cluster
TWEED
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
European ProgrammesProject NameName & Description (Regional/National)Link (Regional/National)
FP7
H2020
CIP/COSME
INTERREG
EIT KICs

On going projects...Distrcit heatings, Solar, ... Smart Cities

 

C40

- Hyway (Hydrogen) - PIA - ERDF

- Greenlys (smart Grid in Lyon and Grenoble) - Hydrofluv (cretaion of a start up dedicated to manufacturing hydrokinetic turbines

 

Promotion
Success Story / Achievements: 

- Overseas commercial missions to India, Emirates, Chile - Sustainable buildings forum held in Lyon in 2016

Why should partners choose you for cooperation?: 

Tenerrdis is recently but definitely engaged to European Programm. It covers all the renewabe energy sectors and tackle with transverse topics such as Energy transition within the Emerging countries, Smart Cities, smart grids, territories issues, energy autonomy, e-transports... Tenerrdis is French innovative Cluster for the Energy transition