cluster of metal industry in Asturias
BOOSTING SMART INDUSTRY
MetaIndustry4 concentrates highly specialized a group of companies in different value chains within a 19 miles radius, with access to 2 international ports and fully equipped with the most trained human resources. The sum of individual capabilities and the level of expertise of all its members allows offering a wide range of services and integral solutions to the most demanding market.
You can get further information about our sectoral ecosystem by clicking on the icons of the different value chains
MetaIndustry4 was formally constituted on July 25, 2016 as a new cluster concept with a multidisciplinary model, aligned with the Research and Innovation Strategy for Smart Specialization of Asturias (RIS3) and oriented, mainly, to companies and global value chains related to the advanced manufacturing of metal industry.
The Cluster consists of partners from different areas of the sectoral ecosystem: metal industry, scientific-technological, logistical and institutional agents, ICT enablers and other business agents related to the sectoral value chain or its priorities as a cluster.
Promote the competitive improvement of the Asturian metal industry and sectoral ecosystem, facilitating their integration into the main Global Value Chains, improving human and technological resources, and focusing on innovation and cooperation; with a clear orientation towards accelerating the pace of growth in turnover and profitability.
Highly competitive industry in global value chains thanks to its high degree of innovation and incorporation of advanced manufacturing technology, professional skills and high level of cooperation throughout the whole sector.
AXES AND OBJECTIVES
Integration in Global Value Chains
Develop a deep understanding of trends and market opportunities.
Promote joint participation in the most advanced links within global value chains.
Improve the competitive positioning of the regional industry in the target markets.
Collaborative innovation and technological improvement
To increase and transmit knowledge about key enable technologies trends.
Fostering the development of collaborative innovation projects in the field of key enable technologies.
Promote the incorporation of 4.0 technologies in the regional industry.
Human capital management
Analyze sectoral trends in vocational qualifications and the training needs of the industry.
Promote the adequacy of the training offer to sectoral needs and trends.
Encourage cooperation across the value chain around common needs and joint opportunities.
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Project financed under the frame for aid to innovative business clusters of the Principality of Asturias 2016, with file number IDE/2016/000600.