ELCA – European Lightweight Cluster Alliance

Elca is a 2-year project funded under the “COSME” programme.

The aim of the project is to prepare an international marketing strategy by a consortium created by five European industry clusters, establish cooperation between member companies of all clusters, prepare a joint offer and establish contacts with automotive, aero&aeronautics, railway and maritime concerns and also to promote European solutions in the field of light structures in transport, which aims at the reduction of CO2 emission and increase recycling, and thus fits into the concept of the circular economy.

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The first “Technical progress report”

The first “Technical progress report”

Project activities are ongoing. Therefore, the first semi-annual progress report for the period September 1, 2020 - February 28, 2021 has been prepared. We encourage you to read it and check what we managed to do in the first stage of the project. During the first...

The “Quality Assessment Methodology” report is now available!

The “Quality Assessment Methodology” report is now available!

One of the project’s tasks was to define the Quality Assessment Methodology. For this purpose, the document has been developed, the key elements of which are presented below. A multi-layer approach comprising evaluation and clearance of deliverables will be applied,...

The electric vehicle will push the growth of the composites market

The electric vehicle will push the growth of the composites market

Source: Eurecat The composite materials’ industry is growing thanks to a growing demand in such technological markets as aerospace, as well as other segments such as sporting goods and construction, in a context in which demand is expected of light and low-consumption...