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South West Hungarian Engineering Cluster
SWHEC

Hungary: South Transdanubia
Berta Szabó

Overview

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About us

The Cluster has been collaborating for over 10 years for the achievement of collectively determined goals, which are

  • external market cooperation,
  • the strengthening of the Cluster’s internal market,
  • the facilitation of collective capacity utilization;
  • the development of intermediate and advanced level  engineering vocational training,
  • the suitable development of dual education;
  • the development and operation of a platform for the exchange of experiences and information;
  • development of shared innovative products;
  • networking, meaning the development of professional connection systems with further sectors and clusters;
  • the facilitation of collective procurement in the areas of energy, materials, services;
  • the strengthening of collective appearance and representation in Hungary and internationally; as well as firm collective lobbying.
Formalised strategy
Strategy focus on internationalisation
Support services for upskilling and reskilling of companies workforce
  • Vocational training

Cluster composition

  • 31
    Cluster Members
  • 23
    SME's
  • 6
    Large Companies
  • 1
    Research Organisations, Universities, Technology Centers
  • 1
    Other Ecosystem Actors

Management team

Berta Szabo
Cluster Manager
Balazs Bognár
Zoltan Kleisz
Markus Hirth dr.
Other
Zoltan Varkonyi
Istvan Hüse dr.
Szabolcs Rabb

Sectorial and industrial focus

Sectoral Industries
Manufacturing:C25 Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment - Manufacturing:C27 Manufacture of electrical equipment - Manufacturing:C28 Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c.
Technology fields
F\: Mechanical engineering; lighting; heating; weapons; blasting:Machines or engines in general; engine plants in general; steam engines
S3 EU priority areas
Cross-sectoral industries
Digital Industries

Services

Support services provided

Other (please specify)

Support training services for cluster managers/policy makers

Provision and facilitation of access to training for members - Promotion of activities (eg. job fairs and exhibitions) - Trend-scouting (latest trends on skills) - 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 - Labeling

Support services for upskilling and reskilling of companies workforce

Vocational training

Support programmes

EU Programmes

Name & description

National Program - DDOP 1.1.23-11 -Developing of Cluster management

CMC-Culture meet Clusters -South East Europe Programme 2007-13

Evlia - South East Europe Programme 2007-13

Project name

Cooperation activities

International cooperation

Targeted countries

Russian Federation
Canada
China
United States
Switzerland

Transnational cooperation

Targeted countries

Austria
Italy
Czech Republic
Germany
Poland

Transnational support activites

Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs

International support activites

Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs

Connection to cluster organisation(s)

Profile name Location
South West Hungarian Engineering Cluster

Hungary

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Document Published: 09.09.2016
Portfolio (English)