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TMA BlueTech
TMA BlueTech

Michael B. Jones
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Overview

About us

RMA BlueTech (TMA) (formerly The Maritime Alliance) is the cluster organizer for the San Diego maritime technology community with a growing international member base.  TMA fosters maritime business and BlueTech innovation through collaboration across the U.S. and the world. Its Mission is “Promoting Sustainable, Science-Based Ocean and Water Industries”. TMA serves as an important Blue Voice via unique events, information sharing, national & international outreach, networking, research, and workforce development.

Established - 02 January 2007
Staff in the management team - 1-5
Support services for upskilling and reskilling of companies workforce
  • On-the-job training
  • Vocational training
  • Staff mobility

Cluster composition

  • 98
    Cluster Members
  • 85
    SME's
  • 15
    Number of start-ups among SME's
  • 10
    Large Companies
  • 3
    Research Organisations, Universities, Technology Centers

b2b relationships created with 7 TMA member companies with companies in various European countries including France, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal and the UK

Trade missions to Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and UK with multiple business opportunities

c2c work TMA with BlueTech Cluster Alliance

c2c work TMA with AIR Centre, Forum Oceano and PLOCAN to create AARC (Atlantic Autonomous Robotics Consortium)

c2c and c2EU collaboration on ocean education and literacy

Legal form of the cluster organisation
Non-Profit
Languages spoken
English German Italian Spanish
Other label
BlueTech Cluster Alliance

Management team

Michael B. Jones
Cluster Manager
Tamara Kahn
Project Manager

Sectorial and industrial focus

Sectoral industries
Agriculture, forestry and fishing:A03 Fishing and aquaculture - Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities:E36 Water collection, treatment and supply - Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities:E38 Waste collection, treatment and disposal activities; materials recovery
Sectoral Industries (NACE 4 digit)
Fishing and aquaculture:A0321 Marine aquaculture - Manufacture of other transport equipment:C3011 Building of ships and floating structures - Water collection, treatment and supply:E3600 Water collection, treatment and supply - Waste collection, treatment and disposal activities; materials recovery:E3822 Treatment and disposal of hazardous waste - Water transport:H5020 Sea and coastal freight water transport - Warehousing and support activities for transportation:H5222 Service activities incidental to water transportation
Cross-sectoral industries
Blue Growth Industries
Industrial Alliances and Ecosystems
Technology fields
B\: Performing operations; transporting:Disposal of solid waste; reclamation of contaminated soil - B\: Performing operations; transporting:Ships or other waterborne vessels; related equipment - Y\: General tagging of new technological developments:Technologies or applications for mitigation or adaptation against climate change
S3 EU priority areas

Services

Support services provided

Access to the European Internal Market
Internationalisation Support (access to third countries markets)
Facilitation of collaboration between members (within the cluster)
Facilitation of external collaboration (beyond cluster) such as matchmaking
Location branding

Support training services for cluster managers/policy makers

Facilitation of collaboration between members (eg. joint training programs) - Support of knowledge sharing - Collecting needs from company members - Connecting to other actors or signposting to vocational training - Connecting to other organisations in the regional ecosystem

Upskilling and reskilling expertise

Internationalisation - Funding

Support services for upskilling and reskilling of companies workforce

On-the-job training - Vocational training - Staff mobility

Cooperation activities

International cooperation

Targeted countries

Brazil
Canada
Mexico
Republic of Korea (South Korea)
South Africa

Transnational cooperation

Targeted countries

France
Ireland
Netherlands
Portugal
Spain

Transnational support activites

Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs - Support to collaborative activities/etc. - Other

International support activites

Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs

Connection to cluster organisation(s)

Profile name Location
SYSTEM FACTORY

France

Membership in cluster networks, meta clusters and national associations of clusters

Profile name Location Network type
TMA BlueTech

United States

BlueTech Cluster Alliance

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News Published: 10.09.2017
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