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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Thursday, 10 February, 2005
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
6-10
Regions: 
Pays de la Loire
Cluster Excellence Label: 
Gold Label
Other Label: 
Gold Label Cluster management Excellence
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
NameWebsite
Smart Cities EIP
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePosition
Dussutour
Isabelle
Internationalisation Responsible
Capitao
Sergio
Cluster Manager
Pierrad
Marie-Laure
Other
Seigner
Laurent
Project Manager
Personnic
Sebastien
Project Manager
Orgerit
Elise
Other
Bidet
Marie-Christine
Other
Languages spoken: 
English
French
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Automotive
Transportation and Logistics
Technology fields: 
Planning and security
System and transportation
S3 EU priority areas: 
Automated driverless vehicles
Intelligent inter-modal & sustainable urban areas (e.g. smart cities)
Emerging industries: 
Digital Industries
Logistical Services
Areas of specialisation of the cluster not covered above: 
Mobility, Agricultural machinery
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
300
Number of SME members: 
200
Number of larger company members: 
35
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
35
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: 
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 
iD4CAR Strategy

iD4CAR Strategy

 

Set up by and for companies in the vehicle and sustainable mobility sector in north-west France, iD4CAR was awarded innovation cluster status in 2005.

[Our mission]

Our mission is to develop the competitiveness of companies through innovation

[For whom ?]

For all those involved in the vehicle and sustainable mobility sector in north-west France : SMEs and mid-sized businesses, large companies, research and training organisations, and public and private partners in economic development and innovation.

[Key facts]
  • 2006 : Launch of the “Automobile Haut de Gamme” (top-of-the range car) innovation cluster
  • 2009 : Change of identity and strategy – Automobile Haut de Gamme becomes iD4CAR
  • 2010 : The AUTOSARLAB platform is operational
  • 2012 : New strategy with markets of mobility services and machinery integration
  • 2013 : Signing of the performance contract with 2013 – 2018 strategic plan
  • 2014 : The 200th member joins us !
  • 2015 : iD4CAR celebrates its 10year anniversary
[Our 4 markets]

 

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
Access to public support (regional/national programmes, innovation vouchers, etc.)
Direct advisory services
Facilitation of collaboration between members
Innovation Management / Support of innovation processes (internal, external)
Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Canada
China
Iran
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: 
Belgium
Germany
Italy
Poland
Slovenia
Our cluster organisation undertook the following trans-national activities to support our members: 
Support to collaborative activities/etc.
Which clusters do you collaborate with?: 
MOVEO Europe
KTP Poland Europe
Smart City Maribor Europe
TOWL Italy Europe
ITS USA outside EU
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
European ProgrammesName & Description (Regional/National)Link (Regional/National)
FP7
H2020
EIT KICs

ADEME

FEDER

I-PME

PFA

Relevant Project References: 
H2020 ART 05 COEXIST - EIT DIgital SMALL - COST SAPPART Action
Promotion
Success Story / Achievements: 

Merging with the other main automotive asiscuiations in our Regions in 2016.

Funding of a major EU projetc on Autonomous vehicles

Creation of the EXCELCAR platfomr for supporitng SMEs in using simulation tools for production

200 projects for 450 million Euros

350 members

455 events and 10 000 participants

Cluster management excellence Gold Label in 2016

 

Why should partners choose you for cooperation?: 

Excellence in EU projects

Specific competencies for supporting SMEs in collaboraoitve projects

Very high success rate in funding projects for its members

Leading cluster for its Regions (Bretagne and Pays de la Loire)