ACICAE is a Cluster whose mission is to boost the Basque automotive sector, enabling cooperation among Basque companies to answer, together, to the major challenges the sector presents. It is considered to be the first Automotive Cluster set up in Europe.
Since its establishment in 1993 it has rapidly evolved, contributing to make the Basque automotive sector's turnover multiply by six in the last 25 years, exceeding 18,3 billion € and 85.000 employees worldwide
Improve the strategic vision of the automotive sector.
Foster cooperation between member companies on different issues.
Facilitate entry into new markets-clients.
Foster training and adopt new advanced management models.
Increase the level of R&D&I in the sector and in companies.
Attract local, state and European projects that add value to the sector.