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Green Ict deVElopment
ESCP-4i Status: 
Voluntary Partnerships
Start of Partnership: 
Friday, 12 June, 2015
Previous initiatives: 
Balkan and Black Sea ICT Clusters' Network
ESCP-4i Label: 
Partnership duration
18 months
Number of partners
Number of SMEs involved

The GIVE partnership general objective is to build up strategic cluster partnership in the field of green smart technologies among the three industries: automotive, renewable energy and ICT. 

The specific objectives are:

  • To create new value chain and favorable framework for establishment a sustainable cross-industry strategic cluster partnership in the field of green smart technologies by implementation of partnership building and collaboration activities.
  • To build up sustainable strategic cluster partnership based on development of GIVE internationalization and strategy and implementation road map.
  • To promote GIVE strategic cluster partnership and increase the online promotion of GIVE partners by implementation of identity shaping, communication, promotion and online social networks and media activities.  
Sectoral Industries: 
Communications Equipment and Services
Technology Fields: 
ENERGYRenewable Sources of EnergyWind energy
S3 EU priority areas: 
KETSMicro/Nano electronics
Emerging industries: 
Environmental Industries
Partnership planned events: 
Partnership other activities: 
  • Identification of the key stakeholder in the three sectors with potential for cooperation by elaboration and distribution of online survey. The aim of the survey is to find the commercial and interests and added value and technological areas of cooperation of the GIVE cluster cooperation.
  • Organization of 3 focus groups for forging the GIVE partnership. The focus groups will be: on cross-industrial collaboration, on barriers of SME internationalization on internationalization, potential and third markets.
  • Assessment of market trends in conjunction with the consortium capabilities.
  • Development of GIVE internationalization strategy including GIVE strategic cluster partnership agreement, internationalization strategy plan, implementation partnership roadmap, draft financial plan.  
  • Communication action plan, online marketing and promotion of GIVE partnership by creation of visual identity of the partnership, development of communication and promotion plan, establishment of GIVE social media groups.
  • Online marketing training seminar for the cluster managers
  • Organization of local B2B communication workshops on internationalization and cross-sector collaboration in the field of Smart Green Technologies.
  • Organization of GIVE Forum 
  • Assessment of potential areas of cooperation. The document will include recommendations on GIVE areas of cooperation and complementary among partners( technological, business, R&D and innovation). Internationalization readiness of cluster managers and SMEs, target markets outside Europe.  
  • GIVE strategic document for internationalization
  •  Promotion of GIVE partnership and establishment of a strategic communication plan
  • Creation of local GIVE communities 
Other key partners or networks your partnership is linked with in Europe and in third countries: 

Partnership composition

Name Sector/Technology fields Country Regions Total no. of members Total no. of SME
Automotive Cluster Bulgaria Automotive

Automation, Robotics Control Systems, Quality Management System, Moulding, injection moulding, sintering

Aeronautics & spaceTransport & logistics, Digital AgendaAutomated driverless vehicles, KETSAdvanced materials

Digital Industries, Logistical Services, Mobility Technologies
Bulgaria Югозападен (Yugozapaden) 37 27
Automobilski klaster Srbije Automotive

Machining (turning, drilling, moulding, planing, cutting), Supply chain, Automotive engineering

Manufacturing & IndustryBasic metals & of fabricated metals products, Manufacturing & IndustryMotor vehicles & other transport equipments, Sustainable innovationResource efficiency

Environmental Industries, Mobility Technologies
Serbia City of Belgrade 52 40
Hellenic Mobile Cluster Business Services, Communications Equipment and Services, Education and Knowledge Creation

Information & Communication Technologies (ICT)Telecommunications

Mobility Technologies
Greece Central Macedonia 70 60
ICT Cluster of Central Serbia Business Services, Information Technology and Analytical Instruments

Computer Software, Databases, Database Management, Data Mining, Electronic Commerce, Electronic Payment & Signature

Information & Communication Technologies (ICT)Computer programming, consultancy & related activities, Information & Communication Technologies (ICT)Information service activities, Information & Communication Technologies (ICT)Telecommunications

Creative Industries, Digital Industries, Mobility Technologies
Serbia Region of Sumadija and Western Serbia 24 16
ICT Cluster Plovdiv Business Services, Education and Knowledge Creation, Information Technology and Analytical Instruments

Cloud Technologies, Computer Software, CRM - Customer relationship Management

Information & Communication Technologies (ICT)Computer programming, consultancy & related activities

Digital Industries, Experience Industries, Mobility Technologies
Bulgaria Южен централен (Yuzhen tsentralen) 20 16
MASIT - ICT chamber of commerce Agricultural Inputs and Services

Precision agriculture

Digital Agendae-Government (e.g. e-Procurement, e-Participation), Digital Agendae-Health (e.g. healthy ageing), Information & Communication Technologies (ICT)Information service activities
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Macedonia 64 64
ICT Cluster Communications Equipment and Services, Electric Power Generation and Transmission, Information Technology and Analytical Instruments

Automation, Robotics Control Systems, Broadband Technologies, VoIP telephony, remote access

Aeronautics & spaceTransport & logistics, Agricultural servicesCrop & animal production, hunting &related service activities, Blue growthFisheries

Digital Industries, Logistical Services, Mobility Technologies
Bulgaria Югозападен (Yugozapaden) 286 280
Albanian ICT Association Information Technology and Analytical Instruments

Information Technology/Informatics, Wind energy, Education and Training

KETSMicro/Nano electronics

Environmental Industries
Albania Other 72 60
Green Current Renewable Energetis and Innovation Cluster Environmental Services

Process optimisation, waste heat utilisation, Combined heat and power (CHP) engines, Solid biomass

Energy production & distribution:Power generation / renewable sources, Sustainable innovationEco-innovations, Sustainable innovationSustainable energy & renewables

Environmental Industries
Hungary Észak-Alföld 32 20
Cluj IT Cluster Education and Knowledge Creation, Information Technology and Analytical Instruments, Transportation and Logistics

Applications for Health, Applications for Transport and Logistics, e-Government

Blue growthTransport & logistics (incl. highways of the seas), Digital AgendaIntelligent inter-modal & sustainable urban areas (e.g. smart cities), Digital Agendae-Government (e.g. e-Procurement, e-Participation)

Digital Industries, Experience Industries
Romania Nord-Vest 47 30