Free Zone becomes part of the Spanish Maritime Cluster

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Photo visit Garat 2The possible establishment of alliances will be very beneficial for the Consortium's management strategy based on the development of the new industry 4.0 model and the Blue Economy incubator

Since this month, the Cádiz Free Trade Zone is a member of the Spanish Maritime Cluster, an organization that brings together all the industries, services and economic activities of our country related to the sea and that seeks to establish allies for collaboration and cooperation between all those. Spanish activities linked to the sea.

The Cádiz Free Trade Zone thus takes an important step in its Blue Economy strategy and as a way to enrich its ecosystem of its new industry 4.0 model since activities such as maritime transport have a place in the Spanish Maritime Cluster; shipbuilding and repair; maritime engineering and auxiliary industry; extractive fishing and marine aquaculture; the recreational nautical industry, marinas and marinas; energies of marine origin; the army; ports and port services; maritime services, as well as regional clusters; marine research; the agents of the R&D&i system; training organizations; unions and professional associations; culture, heritage and social well-being.

The connection of the Cádiz Free Zone with the sea, maritime traffic and international trade and the current development of a new innovative industry model based on sustainability and commitment to the environment, with its Blue Economy incubator as the axis on The driving force behind this strategy makes it necessary to work together with entities in the sector, as part of the ecosystem and as added value for the Cádiz tax district.

The delegate of the Cádiz Free Trade Zone, Fran González, has stated that “becoming part of the Spanish Maritime Cluster is an element of great value for the ecosystem that we are creating around the Blue Economy and our new industry model. We are able to say that we are already a hub of the blue sector in the Bay and in the province of Cádiz and creating synergies and alliances at the national level is very important for the future development of our strategy.”

It should be remembered that last December the president of the Spanish Maritime Cluster and general secretary of the Spanish Fisheries Confederation (CEPESCA), Javier Garat, visited the Cádiz Free Trade Zone, interested in seeing first-hand the activity that takes place in its Cádiz Fiscal Precinct, with special attention to projects related to the Blue Economy, visiting the Petaca Chico sea processing plant, and Incubazul, which has managed to consolidate innovative ideas as companies in less than two years, already reaching the 80 incubated startups, a third of which are already billing.

With its incorporation into the Cluster, the Cádiz Free Zone begins a fundamental stage so that sharing synergies with the rest of the members bears fruit and enriches its management strategy and its work since the main purpose of a cluster is to merge interests, knowledge , the know-how, the business culture and the styles of all its members so that each and every one gains productivity, competitiveness, and the group as a whole acquires a sectoral presence in the globalized economy.