Mechatronics and Motoristics Clust-ER
In Emilia-Romagna, the mechanical sector employs over 350,000 people and is the most important one in terms of revenues and exports. A number of worldwide famous brands both in the automotive and in the mechanical sector are located in the region. These companies are at the cutting edge of a corporate system, working together with a large number of small and medium-sized companies - and often operating within a network that includes larger companies - to offer products of undisputed excellence.
- DaAMa - Digital and Advanced Manufacturing
- A&RER - Automation and Robotics in Emilia-Romagna
- MoVES - Efficient, sustainable and smart Engines
- MAMM-ER - Advanced Materials in the Manufacturing of Engines and Mechatronics
- FLY.ER - Avionics and Aerospace
- NAUTICAL - Nautical Affairs
- FP - Fluid Power
Who we are
The Mechatronics and Motoristics Clust-ER is an association of public and private bodies: companies, research centres, and training institutions that share skills, ideas and resources to support the competitiveness of the sector.
The Emilia-Romagna Region has found in Clust-ERs the subjects capable of multiplying innovation opportunities through a collaborative approach, as they focus their activity in R&D strategic sectors.
Together with the Technopoles and the High Technology Network laboratories, they are one of the key players in the regional innovation ecosystem coordinated by ASTER, the Emilia-Romagna consortium for innovation and technology transfer.
What we do
The Mechatronics and Motoristics Clust-ER focuses its action on 7 strategic lines of research and innovation enabled through 7 working groups, or Value Chains, representing the Emilia-Romagna mechatronics and motoristics systems:
- Digital and Advanced Manufacturing
- Automation and Robotics
- Safe, efficient, sustainable engines and vehicles
- Advanced Materials for Motoristics and Mechatronics
- Avionics and Aerospace
Who can join the Clust-ER
Private sector Companies including innovative Start-ups
- Industrial Research Laboratories and Innovation Centres accredited by the Emilia-Romagna Region
- Consortia and networks of companies
- Higher Education Institutions and Training Centres accredited by the Emilia-Romagna Region
- Other organisations active in the field of innovation.
Join the Clust-ER
Being a member of the Clust-ER will give you privileged access to many opportunities:
- Contribute to the definition of regional development strategies
- Receive the latest sectoral science, technology and business news from regional, national and international sources
- Leverage our network of international partners to build consortia for research and innova-tion projects