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Spanish Railways Technological Platform
Plataforma Tecnológica Ferroviaria Española

Spain: Madrid
Aida Herranz
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Overview

About us

The Spanish Railways Technological Platform (PTFE) is an industry-led tool at the service of the railways sector, set up to define a “long-term vision” and the “Strategic Research Agenda”, with the aim of achieving the scientific and technological advances required to ensure the competitiveness, sustainability and growth in the Spanish railway sector. Its main mission is to align the strategies of the various agents, concentrate R&D and innovation efforts, and reduce the fragmentation of research fields. It has defined the “Strategic Research Agenda for the Railways Sector”, which is permanently being updated. In the PTFE has 437 members, of which 69% are companies, 4% railway managers and operators, 8% universities, 11% research and technology centres, 2% public administrations, and 5% foundations and associations.

Established - 28 October 2005
Staff in the management team - 1-5

Cluster composition

  • 487
    Cluster Members
  • 90
    SME's
  • 3
    Number of start-ups among SME's
  • 272
    Large Companies
  • 89
    Research Organisations, Universities, Technology Centers
  • 36
    Other Ecosystem Actors
Legal form of the cluster organisation
No Legal Form

Management team

Ángeles Tauler
Cluster Manager
Mar Sacristán
Eduardo Prieto
Aida Herranz

Sectorial and industrial focus

Sectoral industries
Other service activities:S94 Activities of membership organisations
Sectoral Industries (NACE 4 digit)
Activities of membership organisations:S9499 Activities of other membership organisations n.e.c.
Cross-sectoral industries
Mobility Technologies
Industrial Alliances and Ecosystems
Ecosystems:Mobility-Transport-Automotive
Technology fields
B\: Performing operations; transporting:Railways
S3 EU priority areas
Aeronautics & space:Transport & logistics - Social innovation:Social innovation with regard to education, skills & training - Sustainable innovation:High-speed rail-road transportation systems - Sustainable innovation:Smart green & integrated transport systems

Services

Support services provided

Access to finance: Public funding
Facilitation of collaboration between members (within the cluster)
Facilitation of external collaboration (beyond cluster) such as matchmaking
Communication
Support of Research, Development and Innovation

Cooperation activities

International cooperation

Targeted countries

Transnational cooperation

Targeted countries

Transnational support activites

- none -

International support activites

- none -

Connection to cluster organisation(s)

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

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Latest news and documents

News Published: 26.02.2021
Spanish National Research and Innovation Railway Projects 2012 - 2020
Document Published: 25.02.2021
Spanish National Research and Innovation Railway Projects 2012 - 2020

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