Cooperation with clusters

Cluster name and location

Cluster's characteristics




Leading french cluster in  automotive field


380 members with 200 SMEs, a figure that has been growing for 10 years


2 regions: Normandy & Île-de-France (Paris area)


70% of French automotive R&D in this area


405 labelled projects amounting a budget of €1.490m


201 R&D projects selected for public funding


More than 100 technological experts active on the various committees


4 international partnership missions per year, a cluster that is internationally active and focused on Europe


South West Hungarian Engineering Cluster



31 Cluster members, 6 Big companies, 23 SME, 2 Knowledge center

Net revenue: 300 M EUR / Export: 70-80 %, number of employees: cc 5000


Fields of activity of Members: Metal processing & production, Machine & equipment manufacturing, Vehicle superstructure manufacturing, Industrial automation & control technologies, Training & Research & Development


Management organisation: Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Pécs-Baranya, Foundation: 2011


Fields of cooperation: trainingdevelopment , business development, common products, common procurement, RDI projects, International projects, networking, events, B2B, fairs"  


Cluster de Automoción de Aragón


CAAR was therefore set up in March 2008 with the participation of 14 companies in the automotive component industry and 6 organizations related to R&D, internationalization and economic promotion. In 2013, their companies employed over 6,800 people and had a turnover of more than EUR 1,400 million. Currently cluster includes 52 companies.

Cluster de automoción de la Comunitat Valenciana


AVIA brings together  86 companies related to the automotive sector. Companies from different sectors, such as metal mechanic, plastic, engineering, safety, packaging and logistics consulting. Thanks to this multisectoral nature, AVIA brings together the entire sector’s value chain.


Currently, the joint turnover of the associated companies is more than 11.200 million euros, which is 9.1% of regional GDP and 14% of industrial GDP of the Valencia region.


The set of companies in the cluster are employing more than 22.800 people directly.




Cluster members of NRW: 230 automotive companies;


Cluster companies staff: about 84 500 employees;


Turnover of automotive cluster members is  around 36 billion. per year;


The aim of the cluster up to 2020 is bringing the number of electric and hybrid vehicles in Germany.



Automotive Cluster East Germany (ACOD) is an initiative for the sustainable development of the automotive industry in Eastern Germany. It includes five car manufacturers (OEM), suppliers of goods and services, and research organizations.



Since the launch of AMZ in October 1999, the company achieved sustained economic effect due to the active cluster activities: with the assistance of the cluster 284 projects were launched (158 of which were joint and 49 were in the field of development projects).




Centro Estero Internazionalizzazione Piemonte


Centro Estero per l'Internazionalizzazione - organization dedicated to advance the automotive cluster in Piedmont region. Starting from 2007, cluster is actively developing business contacts and contacts in Russia.




Automotive cluster of Slovenia


ACS is a business association based on economic interest of its members uniting Slovenian automotive suppliers. Its members' aim is to reinforce the competitiveness and create greater added value. GIZ ACS is the central communication point of the automotive cluster and it is supported by infrastructure. ACS provides support for its members to integrate into the global automotive industry and to improve the range of their products and services. Therefore, it accelerates the efficiency of its members by providing adequate research and development and co-operating with expert development and scientific institutions both in Slovenia and abroad.




The Scandinavian Automotive Supplier Association (the main autocluster is located in Gothenburg) is the trade association for the Scandinavian suppliers to the automotive industry. Today they have more than 350 member companies.

South Korea



Managing company of SEZ zones and clusters in Seoul and Incheon was formed in 1963 for the development of industrial zones in South Korea.