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Green Ict deVElopment
ESCP-4i Status: 
Voluntary Partnerships
Start of Partnership: 
Previous initiatives: 
Balkan and Black Sea ICT Clusters' Network
ESCP-4i Label: 
Partnership duration
18 months
Number of partners
Number of SMEs involved

The GIVE partnership general objective is to build up strategic cluster partnership in the field of green smart technologies among the three industries: automotive, renewable energy and ICT. 

The specific objectives are:

  • To create new value chain and favorable framework for establishment a sustainable cross-industry strategic cluster partnership in the field of green smart technologies by implementation of partnership building and collaboration activities.
  • To build up sustainable strategic cluster partnership based on development of GIVE internationalization and strategy and implementation road map.
  • To promote GIVE strategic cluster partnership and increase the online promotion of GIVE partners by implementation of identity shaping, communication, promotion and online social networks and media activities.  
Sectoral Industries: 
Communications Equipment and Services
Technology Fields: 
ENERGYRenewable Sources of EnergyWind energy
S3 EU priority areas: 
KETSMicro/Nano electronics
Emerging industries: 
Environmental Industries
Partnership planned events: 
Partnership other activities: 
  • Identification of the key stakeholder in the three sectors with potential for cooperation by elaboration and distribution of online survey. The aim of the survey is to find the commercial and interests and added value and technological areas of cooperation of the GIVE cluster cooperation.
  • Organization of 3 focus groups for forging the GIVE partnership. The focus groups will be: on cross-industrial collaboration, on barriers of SME internationalization on internationalization, potential and third markets.
  • Assessment of market trends in conjunction with the consortium capabilities.
  • Development of GIVE internationalization strategy including GIVE strategic cluster partnership agreement, internationalization strategy plan, implementation partnership roadmap, draft financial plan.  
  • Communication action plan, online marketing and promotion of GIVE partnership by creation of visual identity of the partnership, development of communication and promotion plan, establishment of GIVE social media groups.
  • Online marketing training seminar for the cluster managers
  • Organization of local B2B communication workshops on internationalization and cross-sector collaboration in the field of Smart Green Technologies.
  • Organization of GIVE Forum 
  • Assessment of potential areas of cooperation. The document will include recommendations on GIVE areas of cooperation and complementary among partners( technological, business, R&D and innovation). Internationalization readiness of cluster managers and SMEs, target markets outside Europe.  
  • GIVE strategic document for internationalization
  •  Promotion of GIVE partnership and establishment of a strategic communication plan
  • Creation of local GIVE communities 
Other key partners or networks your partnership is linked with in Europe and in third countries: 

Partnership composition

Name Sector/Technology fields Country Regions Total no. of members Total no. of SME
Automotive Cluster Bulgaria Automotive

Automation, Robotics Control Systems, Quality Management System

Aeronautics & spaceTransport & logistics, Digital AgendaAutomated driverless vehicles

Digital Industries, Logistical Services
Bulgaria Югозападен (Yugozapaden) 68 28
Green-Tech Cluster Automotive, Information Technology and Analytical Instruments

Energy management, Solar/Thermal energy

Construction:Construction of buildings, Information & Communication Technologies (ICT)Computer programming, consultancy & related activities

Blue Growth Industries, Environmental Industries
Latvia Latvija 69 65
Automobilski klaster Srbije Automotive

Machining (turning, drilling, moulding, planing, cutting), Supply chain

Manufacturing & IndustryBasic metals & of fabricated metals products, Manufacturing & IndustryMotor vehicles & other transport equipments

Environmental Industries, Mobility Technologies
Serbia City of Belgrade 54 48
Hellenic Mobile Cluster Business Services, Communications Equipment and Services

Information & Communication Technologies (ICT)Telecommunications

Mobility Technologies
Greece Central Macedonia 70 60
ARIA NORMANDY Automotive, Plastics

3D printing, Machine Tools

Aeronautics & spaceTransport & logistics, Digital AgendaAutomated driverless vehicles

Digital Industries, Experience Industries
France Basse-Normandie 630 600
ICT Cluster Plovdiv Business Services, Education and Knowledge Creation

Cloud Technologies, Computer Software

Information & Communication Technologies (ICT)Computer programming, consultancy & related activities

Digital Industries, Experience Industries
Bulgaria Южен централен (Yuzhen tsentralen) 20 16
ICT Cluster Communications Equipment and Services, Electric Power Generation and Transmission

Automation, Robotics Control Systems, Broadband Technologies

Digital AgendaIntelligent inter-modal & sustainable urban areas (e.g. smart cities), KETSAdvanced manufacturing systems

Digital Industries, Logistical Services
Bulgaria Югозападен (Yugozapaden) 286 280
Green Current Renewable Energetis and Innovation Cluster Environmental Services

Process optimisation, waste heat utilisation, Combined heat and power (CHP) engines

Energy production & distribution:Power generation / renewable sources, Sustainable innovationEco-innovations

Environmental Industries
Hungary Észak-Alföld 32 20