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NAE (Normandie AeroEspace - Defense)

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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Thursday, 1 January, 1998
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
6-10
Regions: 
Haute-Normandie
Cluster Excellence Label: 
Other
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionEmailGender
FOLLIOT
Fabienne
Cluster Manager
contact@nae.fr
Female
CUTULLIC
Samuel
ECCP Responsible Person
rti@nae.fr
Male
CAVELIER
Marilyne
Other
gestion@nae.Fr
Female
Languages spoken: 
English
French
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Aerospace Vehicles and Defence
Technology fields: 
Electronic engineering
Composite materials
S3 EU priority areas: 
Aeronautics
Advanced materials
Emerging industries: 
Digital Industries
Mobility Technologies
Areas of specialisation of the cluster not covered above: 
Reliability
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
154
Number of SME members: 
86
Number of start-ups among SME members: 
6
Number of larger company members: 
21
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
41
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Name and link of major players: 
NameWebsiteType
Thales
Larger Company
Safran
Larger Company
Zodiac
Larger Company
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

NAE is an aeronautic, space, defence and security cluster in Normandy.

We gather 154 actors and work in 4 axes.

Business & Performance

  • Bring together the purchasing teams of major customers to ensure the growth of network members.
  • Promote and facilitate business opportunities, both internally within the Normandy AeroEspace network and externally, including abroad.

Research, Technology & Innovation

  • Prepare the technologies of the future in high-tech areas such as energy, electronics, materials, etc.
  • Lead a network of partners and promote collaborative projects: Laboratories, Universities, SMEs, Groups.
  • Support innovative projects by acting as interface with business clusters.

Jobs & Training

  • Facilitate the hiring of new talents via different events: forums, trade shows, recruiting operations.
  • Anticipate tomorrow’s needs by offering suitable training in the region as well as support for Job and Competence Management.

Communication

  • Promote and raise awareness about Normandy as a region of excellence for the air, space, defense and security industries.
  • Support, by means of multi-disciplinary actions, the various NAE development areas
Do you have a formalised strategy?: 
Yes
Do you have a specific strategy focus that addresses internationalisation ?: 
Yes
Services
Support services provided: 
Access to public support (regional/national programmes, innovation vouchers, etc.)
Facilitation of collaboration between members
Trend-scouting (Ideas for innovative projects)
Promotion of activities (marketing/ visibility)
Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Canada
Equatorial Guinea
India
Nigeria
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
Italy
Netherlands
Spain
United Kingdom
Our cluster organisation undertook the following trans-national activities to support our members: 
Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
European ProgrammesProject Name
H2020
CIP/COSME
INTERREG

Transnet Aero (Interreg) with CESI

Participation at Cleansky (help our SME to participate at Cleansky)

Prestigious (COSME)

Promotion
Success Story / Achievements: 

Creation of Nadtek, cluster of SME.

Pepites RTI, promotion action of innovation actors of NAE

Why should partners choose you for cooperation?: 

NAE want develop in Europe and is looking for new partner to build project for NAE but also for our SME.

We have strong skills in reliability, advanced materials and we are developed activity around UAV,