Europe Partners


European Trade Associations


(Council of British Chambers of Commerce in Europe)

COBCOE is the membership organisation for British Chambers of Commerce associations in Europe.

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ACA has formed a partnership with COBCOE who have members in 35 European countries encompassing 12,000 businesses. COBCOE encompasses a unique pan-European network of trusted organisations and 50 Chambers of Commerce & business organisations based in UK and around the world. Support provided includes the international trade support Make Europe Work programme and services.


UK Embassy Trade Teams


Charly Gordon (Paris)

Catherine Cestari (Bordeaux)





Fernando Pons



 David Allegra (Milan)



Oleksandr Pankov (Kiev)


European Aerospace Clusters


EACP – European Aerospace Clusters Partnership

The EACP aims at initiating an active exchange of information and knowledge between all partners and at developing and realizing concrete steps for long-term trans-national cooperation between clusters and companies for a stronger and more competitive European position in the world aerospace markets.

The EACP is organized as a partnership based on Letters of Intent. It provides the opportunity for each member to participate in one or several working groups that aim at solving common challenges and contribute to the development of each member cluster to achieve high-level performance by developing and realizing various joint projects. 


The Aviation Cluster – Hamburg

Hamburg Aviation works for aviation in the Hamburg metropolitan region: Airbus, Lufthansa Technik, Hamburg Airport and more than 300 other companies with more than 40,000 highly qualified employees. Together, they cover the entire lifecycle of an aircraft and the entire value creation chain of aviation: from development, production and assembly via the air transport system and maintenance through to recycling. In addition, there are excellent universities and training facilities as well as leading research institutes. This makes the metropolitan region the third largest location of the civil aviation industry worldwide.



Niedersachsen Aviation is the network for the promotion of aviation and aerospace industry in Northern Germany. We enhance the competitiveness of the aerospace sector and provide support for business, research and institutions. Niedersachsen Aviation is your contact point to the aerospace community in Northern Germany.

German State of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW)

For advice on doing business in Germany this service is free and confidential.

NRW.INVEST is NRW’s economic development agency.  It helps businesses to trade with and grow in mainland Europe, via NRW (adjacent to The Netherlands and Belgium).  There are over 1,450 UK companies located in NRW, more than any other German State. Well known UK firms established there include BP, Vodafone, Rentokil, Lush, Rexam, AO, Capita, GKN, Dyson and Johnson Matthey.


Torino Piemonte Aerospace Cluster




To accelerate the aerospace & defense sector development in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes. To bring together skills, energy and resources for development and growth of the regional industry