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TTP i-Trans - competitiveness cluster

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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Friday, 1 July, 2005
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
11-20
Regions: 
Nord - Pas-de-Calais
Cluster Excellence Label: 
Bronze Label
Membership to European Strategic Cluster Partnerships (ESCP-4i or ESCP-S3): 
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmailGender
Sion
Annabelle
ECCP Responsible Person
0033 3 27 19 00 14
annabelle.sion@i-trans.org
Female
Languages spoken: 
English
French
German
Spanish
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Automotive
Transportation and Logistics
Technology fields: 
System and transportation
Railway Vehicles
S3 EU priority areas: 
Rail transport & related services
Road transport & related services
Emerging industries: 
Mobility Technologies
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
118
Number of SME members: 
78
Number of start-ups among SME members: 
8
Number of larger company members: 
18
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
22
Number of other ecosystem actors : 
30
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Name and link of major players: 
NameWebsiteType
ALSTOM TRANSPORT
Larger Company
BOMBARDIER TRANSPORT
Larger Company
UVHC
University
IFSTTAR
Research Organisation
SNCF
Larger Company
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

- Promote synergy between business, education and research to implement collaborative R & D & I projects - Contribute to the development and competitiveness of enterprises, especially SMEs - Facilitate innovation in the sector - Support and promote a pool of training and high level skills, or high specialization

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
Trend-scouting (Ideas for innovative projects)
Periodic Information dissemination
Promotion of activities (marketing/ visibility)
Details of support services: 

- i-Trans expertise in innovation : strategic management marketing fundings opportunities - services offer : technological watch projects engineering network coordination and facilitation 

Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Australia
Brazil
India
Singapore
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
Poland
Spain
Sweden
Our cluster organisation undertook the following trans-national activities to support our members: 
Support to collaborative activities/etc.
Which clusters do you collaborate with?: 
BTS
DITECFER
Railgrup
Berlin Partner
Järnvägsklustret
Logistics in Wallonia
Południowy Klaster Kolejowy
Rail Alliance
CNA
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
European ProgrammesProject NameLink
CIP/COSME
INTERREG

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