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Associació Clúster Digital de Catalunya Associació Clúster Digital de Catalunya

Contact Data

Coordinator (Networked, cluster organization)

Clúster Digital de Catalunya, CLDI

Coordinator website

http://www.clusterdigital.cat

Year Established

2008

Location

Carrer Bilbao 72, Ed. A, Complex Cornerstone, 08005, Barcelona (Spain)

Website

http://www.clusterdigital.cat

Social Media

Contact information

Mr. Joan Puate
joan.puate@clusterdigital.cat
+34 636.075.644

Description

Description

The “Associació Clúster Digital de Catalunya” is an association created as a meeting point and network for SMEs, big companies, universities, R+D+i centers and public administration, in the field of the ICT. It aims at boosting the competitiveness of its members and, in general, the catalan ICT sector, by enhancing a new corporate culture based on collaboration and open innovation. At present, the “Associació Clúster Digital de Catalunya” has more than 40 members, with a high representitiveness of the whole ICT value Chain, and representing more than the 15% of the catalan sector turnover.

El Clúster Digital és una Agrupació Empresarial Innovadora (AEI) creada com un espai de trobada i de xarxa per a start-up, pimes i grans empreses, així com d’altres entitats, per impulsar la competitivitat en l’àmbit TIC, tot potenciant una nova cultura empresarial basada en la col·laboració i en la innovació oberta. En l’actualitat, l’ “Associació Clúster Digital de Catalunya” té més de 40 membres, amb una alta representativitat de tota la cadena de valor IT, i representa més del 15% de la facturació del sector a Catalunya

Link to national or regional initiatives for digitising industry

The “Associació Clúster Digital de Catalunya” actively participates in the inictiative «Industria Conectada 4.0» promoted by the Spanish “Ministerio de Industria, Energía y Turismo” by applying to the regular calls issued by the socalled Ministry. These calls aim at financing projects devoted to the industry digitalisation. Within their regulatory basis, the Ministry explicitly declares that clusters are an essential actor to this strategy (see https://www.boe.es/buscar/doc.php?id=BOE-A-2016-6122)

  

At regional level, the “Associació Clúster Digital de Catalunya”  participates in the Big Data Catalonia. This initiative is promoted by the Smartcatalonia, the strategy of the Government of Catalonia that, in line with the Europe 2020 strategy of the European Commission, extends the Smart City concept on a national level to undertake a programme that integrates and coordinates local and multi-region initiatives in support of businesses and ongoing Smart initiatives throughout the territory.

Market and Services

Market sectors

  • Agriculture, hunting and forestry
  • Fishing
  • Mining and quarrying
  • Electricity, gas and water supply
  • Construction
  • Wholesale and retail trade
  • Hotels and restaurants
  • Transport, storage and communication
  • Real estate, renting and business activities
  • Public administration and defence
  • Education
  • Health and social work
  • Other community, social and personal service activities (media, entertainment, etc.)
  • Manufacture of food products, beverages and tobacco
  • Manufacture of textiles and textile products
  • Manufacture of leather and leather products
  • Manufacture of wood and wood products
  • Manufacture of coke, refined petroleum products and nuclear fuel
  • Manufacture of chemicals, chemical products and man-made fibres
  • Manufacture of rubber and plastic products
  • Manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products
  • Manufacture of basic metals and fabricated metal products
  • Manufacture of machinery and equipment
  • Manufacture of electrical and optical equipment
  • Manufacture of transport equipment
  • Financial intermediation

TRL Focus

  • TRL1 - Basic principles observed and reported
  • TRL2 - Technology concept and/or application formulated
  • TRL3 - Analytical and experimental critical function and/or characteristic proof of concept
  • TRL4 - Component and/or breadboard validation in laboratory environment
  • TRL5 - Component and/or breadboard validation in relevant environment
  • TRL6 - System/subsystem model or prototype demonstration in a relevant environment
  • TRL7 - System prototype demonstration in an operational environment
  • TRL8 - Actual system completed and qualified through test and demonstration
  • TRL9 - Actual system proven through successful mission operations

Services provided

  • Collaborative Researchs
  • Concept validation and prototyping
  • Testing and validation
  • Pre-competitive series production
  • Market intelligence
  • Other

Service Examples


• Short description (what need was solved)?
User experience in rail journeys. The project is drawn from the interaction between three clusters, Clúster Digital, Kids Clúster and Railgrup, and the public railway operator FGC, acting as the demand party. After several working sessions, Luditrain defines several proposals for the creation of spaces and real dynamics, such as games and theatrical performances. These proposals, once executed, will provide more value to the operator brand and a users database to be exploited
• What service(s) provided (different from example?
Provision of the ICT layer within a intercluster collaborative project.
• The relation with digitization?
Improving user experience by making use of data analisys technics.
• Name customer, contact details
Kids Cluster: +34 935 157 100
Railgrup:       +34 934 159 865


• Short description (what need was solved)?
Feasability study of the cold chain control in the airports
• What service(s) provided (different from example?
Acces to Funding
• The relation with digitization?
Digitization in the logistics domain
• Name customer, contact details
GPA: info@gpa.aero


• Short description (what need was solved)?
Feasability study to apply blockchain technologies to the health sector.
• What service(s) provided (different from example?
Acces to Funding
• The relation with digitization?
Application of cutting edge technologies to the health sector
• Name customer, contact details
Konodrac:  info@konodrac.com
Avascloud: carlos@planisys.com

Organization

Organizational form

(Part of) Private organization

Turnover

0-250.000

Number of employees

1-9

Evolutionary Stage

In preparation

Geographical Scope

Regional

Funding

  • Horizon 2020
  • National specific innovation funding
  • Memberships

Partners

Numintec

Partner Type

SME

Website

http://www.numintec.com


ACCIÓ-Agència per la Competitivitat de l'Empresa (Generalitat de Catalunya)

Partner Type

National government

Website

http://www.accio.gencat.cat/


UPC

Partner Type

University

Website

https://www.upc.edu/ca


Barcelona Activa

Partner Type

Regional government

Website

http://www.barcelonactiva.cat


Oracle

Partner Type

Large enterprise

Website

http://www.oracle.com


EURECAT

Partner Type

Research & Technology organization

Website

https://eurecat.org/


Instituto de Investigación en Inteligencia Artificial (III-A CSIC)

Partner Type

Research & Technology organization

Website

http://www.iiia.csic.es


Ricoh

Partner Type

Large enterprise

Website

https://www.ricoh.es/index.html


Grupo ICA

Partner Type

Large enterprise

Website

http://www.grupoica.com


Davinci IT

Partner Type

SME

Website

http://www.davinci-ti.es


Fhios

Partner Type

SME

Website

http://www.fhios.es


Ackcent

Partner Type

SME

Website

http://ackcent.com/


Ctecno

Partner Type

Networked, cluster organization

Website

http://www.ctecno.cat/

Technological competences

  • Artificial Intelligence and cognitive systems
  • Location based technologies (e.g. GPS, GIS, in-house localization)
  • Cyber security (including biometrics)
  • Data mining, big data, database management
  • Augmented and virtual reality, visualization
  • Software as a service and service architectures
  • Cloud computing
  • ICT management, logistics and business systems
Last updated: 02/09/18 12:29