Hamburg Aviation


Cluster description


Description of your aviation region
More than 40,000 personnel make Hamburg the world’s 3rd largest civil aviation site and leading cabin competence center.
Vision/ Missons
The players in Hamburg Aviation form a powerful alliance of business, science and politics. Together, they launch initiatives and projects, for example in the research field and in securing a long-term supply of specialist personnel. Their goals: to network the companies, organisations and institutions of Hamburg Aviation, to promote the development of specialist personnel, to expand knowledge transfer, and to improve the commercial and economic environment. A further aim is to identify and fill gaps in the process chain, to produce innovations and to open up new areas of competency.
Year of creation
2011
Region
Hamburg
Number of companies
132
Number of research institutes
19
Numbers of public authorities
1
Organizational form
Association
Financing
Membership fees / subsidies / projects
Main industry actors

Airbus, Lufthansa Technik, Hamburg Airport, Diehl

Main research institutes

ZAL Center for Applied Aeronautical Research, DLR German Aerospace Center

Cluster Competence and Strategy


  • Aircraft & Aircraft Systems, Cabin & Cabin Systems, Transportation Systems, Technical Support (MRO), Aviation-related IT & Communications
  • Networking
  • Setting up collaboration between members
  • Access to public support (regional/national programmes etc.)
  • Internationalisation support
  • Direct advisory services
  • PR measures
  • Home of the European Aerospace Cluster Partnership (EACP) http://www.eacp-aero.eu/
  • Exchange with Aéro Montréal: http://www.hamburg-aviation.de/en/press/news/article/meldung/montreal-zu-gast-in-hamburg.html
  • Largest industry sites in Germany and Canada launch joint research in quieter aircraft cabins and fireproof composite fibre components:
    http://www.hamburg-aviation.de/de/presse/news/article/meldung/hamburg-und-montreal-forschen-gemeinsam.html
  • Hamburg Aviation, Aerospace Valley, Niedersachsen Aviation und Eskisehir Aviation Cluster: Delegation trip to Tokyo and Nagoya:
    http://www.hamburg-aviation.de/de/presse/news/article/meldung/konichiwa-tokio-und-nagoya-hamburger-luftfahrt-zu-gast-in-japan.html

Contact Information Cluster Management


Director / President
Dr. Franz-Josef Kirschfink
 +49 40 2270 1953
 franzjosef.kirschfink@hamburg-aviation.com
International relations
Dr. Christian Scherhag
 +49 40 2270 19 479
 christian.scherhaghamburg-aviation.com

EUROPEAN AEROSPACE CLUSTER PARTNERSHIP
c/o HAMBURG AVIATION e.V.
Wexstraße 7, 20355 Hamburg, Germany
infoeacp-aero.eu

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