AEDCP


Cluster description


Description of your aviation region
Wide spectrum of industry activities, with strong R&D capabilities and attractive geographic location.
Vision/ Missons
Boost the growth of the national Aeronautics, Space and Defence industries and provide an one-stop-shop entry point in Portugal for national and international stakeholders of these sectors
Skills
Commercial and institutional confluence of information and know-how
Year of creation
2016
Region
Portugal
Number of companies
61
Number of research institutes
7
Numbers of public authorities
2
Other cluster members
5 (associations)
Number of employees of all aerospace actors
18.500
Organizational form
Not for profit association
Financing
Member fees and co-investment projects
Main industry actors

TAP, OGMA, Embraer, Lauak, Mecachrome, Caetano Aeronautics

Main research institutes

INEGI, PIEP, IPL, ISEP, INESC TEC, INOV INESC, Porto University

Cluster Competence and Strategy


  • Component Manufacturing
  • Interiors
  • UAVs
  • Microsatellites
  • Avionics
  • MRO
  • R&D projects
  • Share relevant information on the sectors activities;
  • Increase our members visibility on the market, providing self-promotion opportunities on international events;
  • Present the national competencies and capabilities internationally;
  • Encourage the cooperation of the national companies and institutions;
  • Organize courses, congresses and workshops to increase the debate on relevant issues for the sectors
  • Lead participant in Interreg Projects (AERIS and ADDISPACE)
  • Protocols with German Clusters (Hamburg Aviation, BavAiria), Canadian Clusters (Ontario, AeroMontreal), Spanish Clusters (Hélice, CAG) and French Clusters (Aerospace Valley, Space Aero)
  • Partnerships/Memberships in ASD, ESA, EASA, EASN, NATO, Clean Sky, European Commission, Enterprise Europe Network, ACARE and EuroSpace

Contact Information Cluster Management


Director / President
Rui Santos
 +351 214 218 781
 rs@aedportugal.pt
International relations
Francisco Esteves
 +351 937 267 362
 feaedportugal.pt

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