Groen Licht Vlaanderen

Belgium: Flemish Region
Catherine Lootens

Overview

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About us

Groen Licht Vlaanderen is a non-profit association with the aim to generate substantial growth in smart & connected lighting systems. This will further improve energy-efficiency of lighting solutions and add societal benefits.

Groen Licht Vlaanderen promotes and facilitates collaboration on innovative smart & connected lighting systems amongst its members, which include lighting manufactures, IoT and ICT companies, technology and component suppliers and knowledge centres. The cluster aims to make the market more receptive to these lighting system innovations, amongst others by innovative business models and targeted promotion.

Formalised strategy
Strategy focus on internationalisation

Cluster composition

  • 76
    Cluster Members
  • 50
    SME's
  • 10
    Large Companies
  • 7
    Research Organisations, Universities, Technology Centers
  • 9
    Other Ecosystem Actors

Achievements

Promotion Event Sustainable Lighting: The cluster organizes yearly a conference with exhibition to promote advances in lighting, to share knowledge and to facilitate networking.

LED Event 2015 (Netherlands - Belgium): The cluster promoted its activities with a booth and guest presentations at the yearly exhibition with conference. It assisted in organizing the 1st Belgian edition.

LED Expo Benelux 2015 (Netherlands): The cluster promoted its activities with a booth and guest presentations at the yearly exhibition with conference.

ForumLED 2015 (France): The cluster promoted its activities to facilitate lighting innovation by a guest presentation in an ELCA session.

The cluster is also present with a booth and/or presentations on many Belgian events.

Management team

Catherine Lootens
Cluster Manager
Peter Bracke
Cluster Manager

Sectorial and industrial focus

Sectoral Industries
Technology fields
S3 EU priority areas
Cross-sectoral industries
Digital Industries

Services

Support services provided

Other (please specify)

Support programmes

EU Programmes

European Programmes
FP7

Name & description

Project name

Project "SSL-ERATE" (2013-2016) : is a 3-year FP7 coordination project that aims to accelerate the uptake of high-quality Solid State Lighting (SSL) technology in Europe by supporting open innovation and bringing validated information to all relevant stakeholders. The project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No. 619249. 

Cooperation activities

International cooperation

Targeted countries

Colombia
Saudi Arabia
United Arab Emirates

Transnational cooperation

Targeted countries

Netherlands

Transnational support activites

- none -

International support activites

Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs

Upcoming events

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