Axis 1: Growth, consolidation and qualification of the business base of the sector
It integrates the promotion of cooperation among Production Technologies companies and the articulation with other stakeholders via the promotion of projects, actions and initiatives aimed at the modernization of the industrial fabric and other concerted action. It includes articulations with several entities in the framework of creating support conditions, the mobilization and attraction of strategic investment, the articulation with the education system, bringing the educational/training offer closer to the needs of the sector, among others.
Axis 2: Mobilisation for cutting edge R&D+I in the sector
It integrates the deepening of strategic cooperation in the fields of R&D+I, between Production Technology companies and other stakeholders (user sectors, R&D, Education and Training entities,...), for the development of strategic projects with high technological content, promoting the integration, cross-fertilisation (intersectoral) of knowledge and technology and the valorisation of the sector's offer. The focus includes gathering critical mass, establishing synergies and increasing the efficiency/effectiveness of investments (avoiding duplication of efforts and leveraging capacities).
Axis 3: Strengthening the visibility and internationalisation of the sector
It integrates the reinforcement of the national and international visibility of the sector and its internationalisation. It includes the demonstration of the capacities held by the sector, the promotion of its insertion in global R&D+I networks and global supply chains, actions in the fields of interclusterisation, the promotion of missions of strategic interest and investment attraction, and connection to international movements, among others.
Axis 4: Promoting access to strategic information in the sector
It includes the promotion of value-added services and initiatives for the sector's capacity building, namely in terms of information and strategic intelligence and the development of knowledge in areas relevant to the sector, e.g. in the context of (i) access to global value chains, (ii) new financing models for the sale of the sector's production technologies to clients, (iii) the strengthening of engineering skills, (iv) turnkey solutions for the manufacturing industry clients ("one-stop-shop" solutions) and/or (v) the upgrading of supply geared towards market specificities.