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FUNCTIONAL PRINT CLUSTER

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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Wednesday, 1 October, 2014
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
1-5
Regions: 
Comunidad Foral de Navarra
Cluster Excellence Label: 
Bronze Label
Other Label: 
AEI Agupacion Empresarial Innovadora
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmailGender
Susana
Barasoain
Cluster Manager
+34 948 366 735
sbarasoain@functionalprint.com
Female
Adela
Santamaría
Project Manager
+34 948 366 735
asantamaria@functionalprint.com
Female
Languages spoken: 
English
French
Spanish
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Printing Services
Technology fields: 
Sensors & Wireless products
Medical Biomaterials
S3 EU priority areas: 
Advanced manufacturing systems
Advanced materials
Emerging industries: 
Advanced Packaging
Medical Devices
Areas of specialisation of the cluster not covered above: 
Printed-Electronics; 3D printing
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
98
Number of SME members: 
102
Number of start-ups among SME members: 
5
Number of larger company members: 
9
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
14
Number of other ecosystem actors : 
2
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Name and link of major players: 
NameWebsiteType
Graficas Ulzama
SME
Graficas Estella
Larger Company
Viscofan
Larger Company
Grupo Antolin
Larger Company
Public University of Navarra
University
Graficas Zokoa
SME
Grupo Albeniz
SME
Papeles El Carmen
SME
Cemitec
Technology Center
Tecnalia
Larger Company
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

MISSION:

The Cluster constitutes a union of companies, technological and knowledge centers involved in the promotion and development of the advanced printing tecnologies in Spain.

The Cluster promotes the development and competitiviness of their companies, supporting their development in all factors: technology, marketing solutions and professional development.

OBJECTIVES:

  • To promote innovation in the functional printing field: Support the companies development on all factors: technology, market, solutions and professional.
  • To promote cooperation between enterprises in the field of R&D and knowledge in the field of functional printing (electronic, biofunctional, food, health,...).
  • To promote national and international initiatives and to position members companies within markets.
  • To support the creation of spin-offs; identify business ideas susceptible to becoming business.
Do you have a formalised strategy?: 
Yes
Do you have a specific strategy focus that addresses internationalisation ?: 
Yes
Services
Support services provided: 
Internationalisation support (= Access to third countries markets)
Access to public support (regional/national programmes, innovation vouchers, etc.)
Facilitation of collaboration between members
Facilitation of cross-sectorial cooperation
Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Argentina
United States
Our cluster organisation undertook the following international activities to support our members: 
Promotional Activities
Trans-national Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Germany
Sweden
United Kingdom
Our cluster organisation undertook the following trans-national activities to support our members: 
Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs
Please explain: 

Partially funded by the Navarre Government, the cluster visited the most prestigious technologies centers and companies of Sweden and Germany related with functional print in order to join marketing of functional print products.

Attendance and participate of main fair and conference of our sector: LOPEC, IDTECHEX,...

Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
European ProgrammesName & Description (Regional/National)Link (Regional/National)
CIP/COSME
INTERREG

- Technological Support and International Programme (Regional)

- AEI and Cluster Support Programme (National)

Promotion
Success Story / Achievements: 

- 2016 Chamber of Commerce Innovation Award.