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European Lightweight Clusters Alliance
ELCA

Belgium: Brussels Region
Thilo Schmitz
Communications
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Overview

Type of Network
Legal form of the cluster network
Date of establishment
Languages spoken
Participation in EU funded projects
Support training services for cluster managers/policy makers
Support services for upskilling and reskilling of companies' workforce
Upskilling and reskilling expertise
Resource efficiency support services
Resource efficiency expertise
Digitalization expertise
Social economy expertise

About us

ELCA (European Lightweight Cluster Alliance) is a collaborative initiative that aims to accelerate the adoption of lightweight materials in strategic industries. Mobility is the primary focus of the alliance, but applications in other lightweighting-related sectors are also targeted; including energy, health care, defence and construction. The alliance is creating a unique inclusive business framework for exploring lightweight-driven market opportunities. The main players from established industries and research institutions can collaborate and facilitate activities to put lightweight technologies into practice.

Services offered

Services offered

1. Research & Development

ELCA brings together top class lightweight researchers and facilities in which multiple and varied R&D projects are developed and further implemented at large scale, addressing the challenges and needs of industry.

2. Technology transfer

ELCA aims to enhance the coordination between technology users and developers in order to create new business opportunities in the field of lightweight materials.

3. Innovation

The ELCA members focus their innovation efforts on constantly developing new products and technologies by strengthening their mutual cooperation through synergistic collaborations.

Sectorial and industrial focus

Sectoral industries
Cross-sectoral industries
Mobility Technologies
Industrial Alliances and Ecosystems
Ecosystems:Mobility-Transport-Automotive
Technology fields
S3 EU priority areas
KETs:Advanced materials - Sustainable innovation:Eco-innovations
Areas of specialisation not covered above

Lightweight materials

Participation in other Networks / associations

Profile name Location Network type
European Lightweight Clusters Alliance

Belgium

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