Created in 2004, established in 2005 with 44 Patrons
General Objective: To promote the development of the aerospace sector in Andalusia and spread the aeronautic knowledge, bringing together and representing all the stakeholders of the sector.
Operative Objective: To coordinate Public-Private joint initiative for implementing a Supply Chain Management Electronic Platform: heliceNet.
LEGAL GOVERNANCE STRUCTURE:
THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
UNIVERSITIES OF SEVILLA AND CADIZ
THE TWO MAIN SPANISH UNIONS CCOO AND UGT
TWO ENTREPRENEURAL ORGANIZATIONS SEVILLA AND CADIZ
THE ANDALUSIAN REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY, THE IDEA AGENCY
PLUS SEVEN COMPANIES:
EADS.Casa (the Aircraft maker and Cluster’s Nucleus).
The 3 Spanish Tier-1 Suppliers plus three SMEs rotating every 2 years.
- Andalusian Aeronautic Sector Analysis
Magazine Aeronáutica Andaluza bilingual Spanish-English
Cluster Strategic Plan
- Enhancing local SME capabilities
Advice to Regional Government: Consensus on the Strategic Plan. Line up Regional Gov. support
Promoting ERP and Lean
Promotion of the Andalusian aeronautic sector abroad.
Coordinate with the region’s external promotion agency, Extenda, to make the most of international events
Organizing commercial and technical direct and inverse missions.
Advice to foreign companies investing in Andalusia
- Collaboration and Association Activities
Establishing relationships with Tech Centers
Participating in FP projects, especially in Coordination & Support Actions (CSA) granted by EU funds
Joint initiatives with Business Schools
Regional and Municipal Govs.
Promoting spill-overs of aerospace to other sectors
National & European Business Assocs.