Photonics For Advanced
Manufacturing
Plus
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Cross-sectoral cooperation in
photonics,
advanced manufacturing,
metalworking, and
aerospace industry
ABOUT US 6 leading European clusters
OUR CONSORTIUM

Photonics For Advanced Manufacturing Plus

The PIMAP+ consortium has been set up to support 6 leading European clusters, their SMEs and regional ecosystem actors to strengthen cross-sectoral cooperation in the fields of photonics, advanced manufacturing, metalworking, and aerospace industry.

PIMAP + partnership - funded under the COSME programme - will foster the SMEs internationalisation and will support the development of business agreements in 4 country markets: USA, Canada, China and Japan.

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6
European Clusters
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1104
SME
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2
YEARS
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~ 450 K
EURO
ABOUT US

PIMAP + Partnership

Call: COS-CLUSTER-2019-3-01, Strand 2A.

Grant Agreement: Nr° 951208

EU Funding: 449.652 €

Duration: 09.2020-09.2022

Coordinator: ALPHA-RLH, le pôle français des ondes de l’innovation.

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The PIMAP+ partnership is a follow-up of the successful activities implemented in the PIMAP Partnership Strand 1 – which build a solid internalisation strategy with 2 MoU signed in USA and Canada – to further enhance the internationalisation capacities of SMEs, accelerate the SMEs access to international markets and further boost the inter-clustering activities and cross-sectorial cooperation between photonics, advance manufacturing, metalworking and aerospace industry.

In the period 2020-2022, 6 European Clusters, ALPHA-RLH, le pôle français des ondes de l’innovationAFIL- Associazione Fabbrica Intelligente LombardiaTriple SteelixBusiness Joensuu OyPRODUTECH – Production Technologies Clusters and Moravian Aerospace Cluster, will further accelerate the access to international markets for SMEs and will support the development of business agreements and B2B cooperation.

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Together they will accelerate innovation and the industrial modernisation process in Europe and will provide a springboard for cluster SMEs to internationalise and support regional actions through the leverage of photonic technologies and cross sectoral collaboration in key industrial value chains, establishing Business Agreements in 4 country markets: USA, Canada, China and Japan. 

The consortium will capitalise on their existing connections in each country to maximise the benefits of the project for SMEs. The concept will create synergies between cluster and SME policy support programmes and will support regional growth in line with regional S3 strategies.

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WHO WE ARE

Partners

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French Cluster specialised in photonics - laser and microwaves - electronics.

PARTNER CONTACT

Alithea Lafaye

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Swedish Cluster focused on Advanced Steels.

PARTNER CONTACT

Larz Ignberg

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Cluster for Production Technologies in Portugal.

PARTNER CONTACT

Pedro Rocha

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Moravian Aerospace Cluster.

PARTNER CONTACT

Petr Tomášek

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Lombardy Cluster for Advanced Manufacturing.

PARTNER CONTACT

Andrea Mazzoleni

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Leading partner in the Finnish Photonics cluster Photonics Finland.

PARTNER CONTACT

Juha Purmonen

BEYOND EUROPE

Our Objectives

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To support cross-sectoral cooperation among cluster organisations and SMEs.

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Establish cooperation agreements with international business in countries beyond Europe

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Establish cooperation agreements with Research intermediaries in countries beyond Europe

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To foster SMEs engagement and SMEs internationalisation

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To create a European Identity and Explore the possibility to establish a metacluster

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To develop a long-term exit strategy ensuring the sustainability of the PIMAP + Project

News

Welcome to Pimap+

PIMAP + Partnership has been officially started! We are pleased to announce that on Moday 21st September...

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Project Coordinator Alithéa Lafaye - ALPHA -RLH
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