HEGAN


Cluster description


Description of your aviation region
The Basque Country represents one of the largest industrial concentrations in Spain and its Quality and Technological levels place it at the forefront of Europe.
Vision/ Missons
HEGAN is a non-profit association which groups together the aerospace companies located in the Basque Country whose aim is to strength, promote and stimulate the aerospace sector. Our vision is to become an international reference as a cluster association that provides answers through cooperation to the strategic challenges of the aerospace sector.
Skills
Consolidated cluster initiative: international projection Generator, Capacity of interlocution, results-oriented groups Facilitator, common strategies Engine and key information Source.
Year of creation
1997
Region
Basque Country - Spain
Number of companies
56
Number of research institutes
4 organisations (CIDETEC, CTA, IK4, TECNALIA) with 15 sites/labs, and 1 Advanced aerospace Manufacturing Centre (CFAA)
Numbers of public authorities
SPRI/EJGV
Other cluster members
4 Universities (DEUSTO, MONDRAGON, TECNUN, UPV/EHU)
Number of employees of all aerospace actors
14.457
Organizational form
Non-profit Private Association
Financing
Membership fees/Grants/projects
Main industry actors

ACITURRI, AERNNOVA, ALESTIS, ITP AERO, SENER

Main research institutes

CIDETEC, CTA, IK4, TECNALIA

Cluster Competence and Strategy


  • Design and Manufacturing of big equipped aerostructures (Sections, Wings, Stabilizers…), and Design and Manufacturing of complete Engine Subsystems
  • Components, engineering, sub-assemblies and advanced services for Aeroestructures, Engines, Systems & Equipment and Space

HEGAN works on four fronts developing actions that give value to the associated collective and on demand and interests of the same. These fronts are the 2017-2020 Cluster Strategic Challenges and are divided into two areas:

LOCAL GOAL

  • 1-Strategic Challenge: Reinforce the value chain in coop
  • 2-Strategic Challenge: Knowledge development in coop

GLOBAL GOAL

  • 3-Strategic Challenge: Improve market positioning in coop.
  • 4-Strategic Challenge: Communication and representation in coop.

International Cooperation in:

  • RDT Programs (local, national and European)
  • Support Porgrams (local, national and European)
  • Trade Fairs, Air Shows, Missions and B2B events
  • Conferences and Talks

Contact Information Cluster Management


Director / President
Ms. Ana VILLATE
 avillate@hegan.aero
International relations
Mr. Martín FERNANDEZ LOIZAGA
 mfloizagahegan.aero

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