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Cluster description


Description of your aviation region
North of Belgium
Vision/ Missons
Double turnover and increase employment with 50% by 2030 (2014 base)
Skills
Development of aviation and related technologies
Year of creation
1981
Region
Flanders
Number of companies
67
Number of research institutes
8
Other cluster members
1
Number of employees of all aerospace actors
3300
Organizational form
Non profit organisation
Financing
Membership fees / subsidies / projects
Main industry actors

ASCO, BMT, Esterline, Sabena Aerospace, Safran Engine Center, TCR, ADB Safegate

Main research institutes

VITO, Imec, Von Karman

Cluster Competence and Strategy


  • Systems, sub systems, services
  • Networking
  • Setting up collaboration between members
  • Support for R&D, access to public support (regional/national programmes, innovation support, etc.)
  • Internationalisation support (= Access to third countries markets)
  • Direct advisory services
  • Lobbying
  • Participation at missions/events/study visits/exhibitions
  • Setting up collaborative R&D projects

Contact Information Cluster Management


Director / President
Kris Van der Plas
 Kris.vanderplas@flag.be
International relations
Kris Van der Plas
 Kris.vanderplasflag.be

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