CICAT OFICIAL

CICAT: Lighting Cluster
Cicat Clúster de Iluminación

Spain: Catalonia
Angela Lalatta
Profile:
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Overview

About us

CICAT is the Lighting Spanish Cluster and its aim is to improve competitiveness in the lighting sector both now and in the future in order to deal successfully with the fundamental changes affecting its business environment. Currently, it works actively with more than 40 companies, through four fundamental pillars: Internationalization, Promotion of R&D, Training and Funding search. CICAT has 3 main purposes: 1. Encourage and help the internationalization of the Industry; 2. Develop an industry based on technology and innovation; and 3. Promote networking and cooperation among Spanish companies, international companies, and institutions. To this end, CICAT’s activities focus on strengthening the relationship and impressionability over stakeholders in the sector, promoting innovation to increase the value of their business markets, facilitating innovation processes in all areas of the company, as well as the incorporating of technology and knowledge leaders and supports internationalization, either for markets and supply, facing globalization issue. Moreover, it promotes sustainable strategies in order to improve energy efficiency and minimize the environmental impact. CICAT offers numerous tools in order to strengthen the competitiveness of the industry as seminars, workshops, training, technological surveillance, editing specialized books, catalogs, or any other dissemination products. Related to international cooperation, CICAT works with universities, research centers, companies, and public bodies providing technical advice and promoting networking among all the stakeholders involved on the development of the sector.

Established - 09 April 2007
Staff in the management team - 6-10
Support services for upskilling and reskilling of companies workforce
  • Competence development

Cluster composition

  • 63
    Cluster Members
  • 58
    SME's
  • 1
    Large Companies
  • 4
    Research Organisations, Universities, Technology Centers
  • 1
    Other Ecosystem Actors

LED Lighting Course

The lighting Cluster CICAT, along with Barcelona Activa, organized at the end of the last year an extensive course about LED lighting. The course consisted of 200 teaching hours and was divided in eight modules. The course had a number of 25 students per module and these came from representative sector related to lighting market: lighting designers, architects, installers... all of them possible future users of LED technology

Legal form of the cluster organisation
Non-Profit
Languages spoken
English Italian Spanish
Link to the team description on the cluster organisation website
Other label
ELCA (European Lighting Cluster Alliance); Catalonia Clusters

Management team

Angela Lalatta
Cluster Manager

Sectorial and industrial focus

Sectoral industries
Manufacturing:C26 Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products - Manufacturing:C27 Manufacture of electrical equipment
Sectoral Industries (NACE 4 digit)
Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products:C2611 Manufacture of electronic components - Manufacture of electrical equipment:C2712 Manufacture of electricity distribution and control apparatus - Manufacture of electrical equipment:C2740 Manufacture of electric lighting equipment
Cross-sectoral industries
Creative Industries
Industrial Alliances and Ecosystems
Ecosystems:Electronics
Technology fields
F\: Mechanical engineering; lighting; heating; weapons; blasting:Lighting
S3 EU priority areas
Other:Other

Key members

Services

Support services provided

Other (please specify)

Support services for upskilling and reskilling of companies workforce

Competence development

Support programmes

EU Programmes

European Programmes
FP7 H2020 CIP/COSME

Name & description

The program to support Innovative Business Groups (AEI ) provides support with public funds innovation strategies and business competitiveness developed by the Innovative Business Groups (AEI ) that are recognized as such because of their registration in the Special Register of AEI Ministry .

Project name

SSL-ERATE

The aim of SSL-erate is to accelerate the uptake of high-quality SSL technology in Europe by means of open innovation with and by bringing validated information to all relevant stakeholders.

Cooperation activities

International cooperation

Targeted countries

Lebanon
Morocco
United Arab Emirates
Canada
United States

Transnational cooperation

Targeted countries

Belgium
Denmark
France
Italy
Netherlands

Transnational support activites

Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs

International support activites

Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs

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

Profile name Location Network type
European Lighting Cluster Alliance

Italy

International
European Lighting Cluster Alliance

Italy

International
CATALONIA'S CLUSTER NETWORK

Spain

Regional

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