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Wiintech 2020 initiative

WIINTECH stands for “Worldwide Intercluster Initiative for New materials and processes focused on clean TECHnologies”.

This initiative has been supported within a pilot project funded by the EC in 2012 and 2013. It enabled to set up and pilot a common international strategy established focusing on a selected number of countries (USA, Brazil, Japan and India) and well-defined set of partners: with whom MOUs have been signed:

The WIINTECH 2020 project aims to foster the most promising international cooperations that have been started within the pilot project in the field of new materials, advanced manufacturing and clean technologies and to establish intensified partnerships with the objective of ambitious technology and business impacts.

The focus of WIINTECH 2020 will be a

  • USA
  • Japan
  • India
  • Brazil

The project is proposed with the strand 2 of the EC call 2015“CLUSTER GO INTERNATIONAL” (REF: COS-CLUSTER-2014-3-03) aiming at supporting the first implementation, testing and further development of European Strategic Cluster Partnerships and contributing to develop concrete activities supporting cooperation with strategic partners at international level.

The WIINTECH 2020 project is gathering a group of seven European clusters from different countries:

  • France
  • Austria
  • Portugal
  • Italy (2 partners)
  • Spain
  • Slovenia
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