MecaTech is a Competitiveness Cluster in Mechanical engineering based in Wallonia, Belgium. Its mission is to create jobs and activity and contribute to the reindustrialization of the Region. This objective is achieved mostly through the development of large collaborative innovation projects (more than 127 since 2006 generating 450M€ of investment) developed with a network of 300+ members. Members include SMEs, large companies, universities, research and training centres. MecaTech supports this ecosystem to develop innovative products, equipment and industrial processes with higher added value.
This network is active in 4 technologies:
- Advanced Materials,
- Advanced Manufacturing,
- Data Technologies.
The sectors addressed are extremely varied: Energy & Environment, Medical Device, Defense & Security, Transport & Mobility, Manufacturing.
2 transversal priorities : Digitalisation and Circular Economy.
Established - 30 November 2006
Staff in the management team - 11-20
15Number of start-ups among SME's
98Research Organisations, Universities, Technology Centers
8Other Ecosystem Actors
Connection to cluster organisation(s)
|MESAP Innovation Cluster - Smart Products and Manufacturing||
|CIMES, Creating Integrated MEchanical Systems||
|BEPA - European Batterie Alliance||
Membership in cluster networks, meta clusters and national associations of clusters
Membership in Cluster Partnerships or initiatives