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Urban Logistic Cluster Association

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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Wednesday, 20 November, 2013
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
1-5
Regions: 
Sud-Vest Oltenia
Cluster Excellence Label: 
Bronze Label
Other Label: 
N/A
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
NameWebsite
DOROTHY cluster
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmail
Gabriel
Vladut
Cluster Manager
0040251418882
office@ipacv.ro
Marilena
Bogheanu
ECCP Responsible Person
office@adrsudvestoltenia.ro
Silviu
Bratu
ECCP Responsible Person
0040251418882
silviubratu2003@yahoo.com
Languages spoken: 
Romanian
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Transportation and Logistics
Technology fields: 
Electronic engineering
Embedded Systems and Real Time Systems
S3 EU priority areas: 
Transport & logistics (incl. highways of the seas)
Emerging industries: 
Logistical Services
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
17
Number of SME members: 
11
Number of larger company members: 
1
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
2
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Name and link of major players: 
NameWebsiteType
Automation Research Institute
Research Organisation
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

Relevant (full) description of cluster’s main activities (production, services):

•           Promoting research results for industry and international partners;

•           Identify new technology offers and requires;

•           Consultancy and promoting of new technologies;

•           Consultancy regarding industrial property, technological transfer trans-national;

•           Organize and participate at international meetings, brokerage, market and exhibitions;

•           Dissemination; creating partnerships;

•           Contractors forming;

•           Support for implementing new products or technologies;

•           Requirements evaluation and offers for SME’s and their international collaboration abilities;

•           Consultancy for certify according to ISO quality standards.

 

Do you have a formalised strategy?: 
Yes
Do you have a specific strategy focus that addresses internationalisation ?: 
No
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)
Support of knowledge transfer
Support of technology transfer
Details of support services: 

The main objective is to support the Oltenia Region to adapt and change their industrial structures to unlock the potential of clusters and entrepreneurship for regional economic development and for addressing societal challenges such as reducing CO2 emissions, optimyse the electric cumsumtion, improving resource efficiency and environmental protection. The Consortium, according to the philosophy of the “triple helix”, is composed by a company with experience at international level (facilitator and research-innovation), as partner Enterprise Europe Network, a cluster in the field and a National body that coordinate the National Programme Innovation, abilitate for fundings in the field of innovation, research on the benefit of the SMEs. The aim is in particular to better capitalise on all forms of creativity, new technologies and the transformative power of innovation to shape new globally competitive value chains that may help to foster the development of emerging industries in our region and in Europe. By supporting the development of more fertile environments in which small and medium-sized enterprises can combine creativity with the use of new technologies, specialy ITC and more resource efficient solutions, new business opportunities may arise that result in smarter and more sustainable growth.

Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
None
Trans-national Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Bulgaria
Serbia
Which clusters do you collaborate with?: 
North East of England Process Industry Cluster Limited (NEPIC) Cluster - United Kingdom
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
European ProgrammesProject NameName & Description (Regional/National)
FP7
CIP/COSME

CEDAR (Cluster Excellence Delivered Across Regions)

COSME Programme 2014, Call for proposals "Cluster Excellence Programme", COS–WP 2014-3-04

Promotion
Why should partners choose you for cooperation?: 

Urban Logistic Cluster stimulates partnerships and developes new promoting innovation strategies, stimulates local communications in order to identify problems, finds solutions & actors for innovative projects implementation, creates start-ups, spin-offs and innovative companies base on high added value, creates partnerships opportunities and business development.