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South Catalonia ICT Cluster
Clúster TIC Catalunya Sud

Spain: Catalonia
Sergi Novo
Profile:
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Overview

About us

TICSud is the technological cluster of Southern Catalonia. It was founded in 2014 by the main technology companies in the territory and currently has a solid base of partner companies, many of them being national and international benchmarks. The diversity of those associated with the cluster is encompassed within a technological ecosystem where technology-producing companies and large consumers of technological solutions coexist. Natural synergies have allowed the cluster to evolve positively in recent years, expanding the number of partners, gaining relevance and driving the growth of the sector. Together, the cluster's partner companies currently account for a turnover of more than 1.5 billion euros, generating more than 2,000 jobs. The main objectives of the Catalunya Sud ICT Cluster are: - to build a pioneering territory model in new Tech - to help companies and the ICT sector in their growth - to favor a multisectoral ICT impact - to create a structure-public-private forum of the ICT sector.

Established - 29 July 2013
Staff in the management team - 1-5
Support services for upskilling and reskilling of companies workforce
  • Competence development
  • On-the-job training
  • Hiring of specialists
  • Mentoring
  • Talent Attraction
  • Involvement in a local skills strategy

Cluster composition

  • 68
    Cluster Members
  • 58
    SME's
  • 33
    Number of start-ups among SME's
  • 5
    Large Companies
  • 5
    Research Organisations, Universities, Technology Centers
Legal form of the cluster organisation
Association
Languages spoken
Catalan English Polish Spanish
Link to the team description on the cluster organisation website

Management team

Sergi Novo
Sergi Novo
Cluster Manager
Monika Haponska
Monika Haponska
Project Manager

Sectorial and industrial focus

Sectoral industries
Information and communication:J62 Computer programming, consultancy and related activities - Information and communication:J63 Information service activities - Other service activities:S94 Activities of membership organisations
Sectoral Industries (NACE 4 digit)
Motion picture, video and television programme production, sound recording and music publishing activities:J5911 Motion picture, video and television programme production activities - Programming and broadcasting activities:J6020 Television programming and broadcasting activities - Telecommunications:J6110 Wired telecommunications activities - Computer programming, consultancy and related activities:J6201 Computer programming activities - Computer programming, consultancy and related activities:J6202 Computer consultancy activities - Computer programming, consultancy and related activities:J6203 Computer facilities management activities - Computer programming, consultancy and related activities:J6209 Other information technology and computer service activities - Information service activities:J6311 Data processing, hosting and related activities - Information service activities:J6312 Web portals - Activities of membership organisations:S9411 Activities of business and employers membership organisations - Activities of membership organisations:S9412 Activities of professional membership organisations
Cross-sectoral industries
Digital Industries
Industrial Alliances and Ecosystems
Ecosystems:Digital
Technology fields
Y\: General tagging of new technological developments:Y04 - Information or communication technologies having an impact on other technology areas
S3 EU priority areas
Digital transformation:Artificial intelligence, cognitive systems, augmented and virtual reality, visualisation, simulation, gamification & interaction technologies - Digital transformation:Big data, data mining, database management - Digital transformation:Broadband, spectrum and other communication networks (e.g. 5G) - Digital transformation:Cloud computing and software as a service and service architectures - Digital transformation:Digitising Industry (Industry 4.0, smart and additive manufacturing) - Digital transformation:E-Commerce & SMEs online - Digital transformation:ICT trust, cyber security & network security - Digital transformation:Internet of Things (e.g. connected devices, sensors and actuators networks) - Digital transformation:Location based technologies (e.g. GPS, GIS, in-house localization) - Digital transformation:Robotics, autonomous and cyber physical systems (e.g. vehicles, embedded systems) - Digital transformation:Smart system integration

Key members

Profile name Location
South Catalonia ICT Cluster

Spain

ALTERCOM 21
ARSYS
AUGUTE
STIT AJUNTAMENT DE REUS
STIT AJUNTAMENT DE TARRAGONA
BE MARKETING
BONA IMATGE
CAMBRA DE COMERÇ DE REUS
CTAIMA

Services

Support services provided

Access to finance: Public funding
Advisory Services
Facilitation of collaboration between members (within the cluster)
Communication
Support of Research, Development and Innovation

Support training services for cluster managers/policy makers

Provision and facilitation of access to training for members - Facilitation of collaboration between members (eg. joint training programs) - Promotion of activities (eg. job fairs and exhibitions) - Facilitation of cross-sectorial cooperation (reskilling staff from other sectors) - Support of knowledge sharing - Access to finance (to upskill/reskill) - Collecting needs from company members - Connecting to other actors or signposting to vocational training - Connecting to other organisations in the regional ecosystem

Upskilling and reskilling expertise

Internationalisation - Strategy development - Marketing/ branding - Funding - EU project development - Evaluation

Support services for upskilling and reskilling of companies workforce

Competence development - On-the-job training - Hiring of specialists - Mentoring - Talent Attraction - Involvement in a local skills strategy

Cooperation activities

International cooperation

Targeted countries

Andorra
Canada
United States
United Kingdom

Transnational cooperation

Targeted countries

Spain
Greece
Albania
Portugal
Italy

Transnational support activites

Promotional Activities - Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs - Support to collaborative activities/etc. - Other

International support activites

Support to collaborative activities/etc.

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

Upcoming events

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