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Automotive Cluster Bulgaria
ACB

Bulgaria: South-West (Bulgaria)
Maria Mircheva
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Overview

About us

  The Automotive Cluster Bulgaria (ACB) is a very successful non-profit organization that represents the interests of automotive manufacturers, suppliers and organizations providing services to the automotive industry in Bulgaria. It encourages interaction between cluster members and supports their business growth and competitiveness through participation in national and international projects, professional car qualification programs, exhibitions, forums, cluster-to-cluster and business-to-business events, etc. ACB currently has over 280 nationally and internationally renowned member companies, which have over 67,000 people in and in Bulgaria and over 685,000 worldwide. The members are - sole OEM (original equipment manufacturer) installer, Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 suppliers, four technical universities, equipment management companies, logistics and other consultants. The universities that are part of the cluster can provide labor for the automotive industry in Bulgaria. ACB is used in various joint projects with the university in terms of teaching and doula training.

Established - 19 October 2012
Staff in the management team - 6-10

Cluster composition

  • 254
    Cluster Members
  • 100
    SME's
  • 20
    Number of start-ups among SME's
  • 40
    Large Companies
  • 20
    Research Organisations, Universities, Technology Centers
  • 9
    Number of civil society members
  • 85
    Other Ecosystem Actors

Някои истории за успех и проектиране на ACB могат да бъдат намерени тук - http://automotive.bg/projects/

Legal form of the cluster organisation
Non-Profit
Languages spoken
Bulgarian English German
Link to the team description on the cluster organisation website

Management team

Lyubomir Stanislavov
Cluster Manager

Sectorial and industrial focus

Sectoral industries
Professional, scientific and technical activities:M74 Other professional, scientific and technical activities
Sectoral Industries (NACE 4 digit)
Manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers:C2910 Manufacture of motor vehicles
Cross-sectoral industries
Digital Industries
Industrial Alliances and Ecosystems
Ecosystems:Mobility-Transport-Automotive
Technology fields
B\: Performing operations; transporting:Vehicles in general - F\: Mechanical engineering; lighting; heating; weapons; blasting:Machines or engines in general; engine plants in general; steam engines - G\: Physics:Other (section G)
S3 EU priority areas
Digital transformation:Digitising Industry (Industry 4.0, smart and additive manufacturing)

Key members

Profile name Location
BOCH

Services

Support services provided

Support of Research, Development and Innovation

Support training services for cluster managers/policy makers

Facilitation of collaboration between members (eg. joint training programs)

Upskilling and reskilling expertise

Internationalisation

Support programmes

EU Programmes

European Programmes
Other

Name & description

Национална оперативна програма "Развитие на конкурентоспособността на българската икономика" 2007-2013

Project name

"ACB - катализатор на автомобилната индустрия в България"

Cooperation activities

International cooperation

Targeted countries

China
Egypt
Taiwan

Transnational cooperation

Targeted countries

Croatia
Czech Republic
Germany
Hungary
Slovakia

Transnational support activites

Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs

International support activites

Promotional Activities

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

Profile name Location Network type
Lyubomir Stanislavov
European Automotive Cluster Network

France

International

Membership in Cluster Partnerships or initiatives

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