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GIZ ACS Automotive cluster of Slovenia
GIZ ACS

Slovenia: West Slovenia
Dunja Podlesnik
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Overview

About us

ACS is a business association based on economic interest of its members uniting Slovenian automotive suppliers. Its members' aim is to reinforce the competitiveness and create greater added value. GIZ ACS is the central communication point of the automotive cluster and it is supported by infrastructure. ACS provides support for its members to integrate into the global automotive industry and to improve the range of their products and services. Therefore it accelerates the efficiency of its members by providing adequate research and development and co-operating with expert development and scientific institutions both in Slovenia and abroad. 

GIZ ACS is a carrier of  SRIP ACS+ Strategic research and innovation partnership in field of mobility within Slovenian Strategy of Smart Specialization - S4.

Established - 22 November 2001
Staff in the management team - 1-5
Support services for upskilling and reskilling of companies workforce
  • On-the-job training
  • Hiring of specialists
  • Mentoring

Cluster composition

  • 59
    Cluster Members
  • 34
    SME's
  • 5
    Number of start-ups among SME's
  • 19
    Large Companies
  • 4
    Research Organisations, Universities, Technology Centers
  • 2
    Number of civil society members

We've achieved many success stories during our colaborations with many foreign clusters. The impact of our work is mostly in the field of R&D and also on business developement. 

Legal form of the cluster organisation
Registered Association
Languages spoken
English German
Link to the team description on the cluster organisation website

Management team

Tanja Mohorič
Cluster Manager
Dunja Podlesnik
Internationalisation Responsible

Sectorial and industrial focus

Sectoral industries
Other service activities:S94 Activities of membership organisations
Sectoral Industries (NACE 4 digit)
Cross-sectoral industries
Mobility Technologies
Industrial Alliances and Ecosystems
Alliances:Low carbon industries
Technology fields
G\: Physics:Other (section G)
S3 EU priority areas

Services

Support services provided

Facilitation of collaboration between members (within the cluster)

Support services for upskilling and reskilling of companies workforce

On-the-job training - Hiring of specialists - Mentoring

Support programmes

EU Programmes

European Programmes
FP7 Other

Name & description

Project name

ELMOs - Electromobility solutions for cities and regions

UNIDO - United Nations Industrial Developement Organizaton Projects

AQUA - Automotive knowledge Alliance

S_LIFE - European Synergies and Co-operation for Sustainable vehicle along the Life-Cycle

POLY4EMI - Polimers for emerging industries

Cooperation activities

International cooperation

Targeted countries

United States
United Kingdom

Transnational cooperation

Targeted countries

Germany
France
Italy
Austria

Transnational support activites

Support to collaborative activities/etc.

International support activites

Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs

Further information

Automotive cluster of Slovenia organised events "Day of slovenian suppliers" in BMW Germany, ŠKODA Chech Republic, FIAT Italy, AUTOVAZ Russian Federation, KIA MOTORS Slovakia.

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

Profile name Location Network type
GIZ ACS Automotive cluster of Slovenia

Slovenia

CLEPA
European Automotive Cluster Network

France

International

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