Galician Automotive Cluster Foundation (CEAGA)
The Galician Automotive Cluster Foundation (CEAGA) promotes high-impact cooperative projects to improve the competitiveness of the Galician automotive industry.
The Galician Automotive Cluster maintains its position as one of the best managed clusters in the EU.
The ESCA renewed the “Gold Label” accreditation to CEAGA placing it in the podium of European automotive clusters.
Who are we and what do we do?
CEAGA is a cluster organization that represents the entire value chain of the Automotive Sector of Galicia, that is, all those companies that are dedicated to the manufacture of vehicles and components in large series, as well as those companies belonging to the chain of auxiliary value.
The CEAGA’s vision is to situate the Galician Automotive industry in the position of competitiveness and sustainability leader in a global level in a 2025 horizon, contributing to the progress and quality of life in our region. With this objective, promotes high-impact cooperative projects to improve the competitiveness of the Galician automotive industry.
CEAGA gathers the whole automotive industry in Galicia: the car maker, the Stellantis Center of Vigo; more than 130 consolidated component manufacturers and service providers; the Automotive Technology Centre of Galicia, CTAG; and new startups created within the framework of the BFA, constituting a complete innovation pole of more than 200 companies.
Over the years, CEAGA has enabled the sector to develop initiatives of high strategic value, thus becoming a reference cluster in Spain and Europe.
Proof of this is the fact that the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism (Mincotur) keeps the CEAGA Foundation in the Innovative Business Groupings (AEI) Register, with the category of “excellent”, after assessing its level of excellence.
At international level, CEAGA maintains its position as one of the best managed clusters in the European Union, according to the “European Secretariat Clusters Analysis” (ESCA). After the audit carried out again in 2019, ESCA renewed the “Gold Label” accreditation to CEAGA for demonstrating a high level of excellence in its strategy, services and management. The score obtained has been 97 points out of 100, which places it on the podium among automotive clusters in Europe.
This recognition is an independent accreditation and a tool for clusters, accepted and recognized all over Europe, which also offers the opportunity to be part of the Cluster Excellence Expert Group (CEEG); in fact CEAGA was vice president from 2014 to 2015.
Competitiveness and sustainability leader
The objectives of the CEAGA Foundation are: to situate the Galician Automotive industry in the position of competitiveness and sustainability leader in a global level in a 2025 horizon, contributing to the progress and quality of life in our region.
Competitiveness, in terms of quality and cost
Flexibility when adapting to changes in the market
Innovation and technological capacity
Development of the industrial framework and economy
The integral development of individuals
Commitment to the region