Increasing European lighting resources and competitiveness


Efficient lighting can in many ways comprise aesthetic solutions, too.

ELCA main objectives are: 

– to strengthen the competiveness of the European lighting sector in the smart and connected lighting (S&CL) 

– to accelerate growth within the sector, deployment of energy-efficient lighting solutions  

– to contribute to societal benefits associated to lighting. 

ELCA gathers local Lighting Cluster Initiatives in Europe. 


ELCA works to increase the importance and priorities of S&CL on a European level, through: 

– political and strategic work (participating in EU Commission and Parliament initiatives, task forces, groups, committees and as hearing partner) 

– taking initiatives for applications and projects under relevant EU programs 

– collaboration, coordination and exchange 

– support for innovation, renewal and technological parts in the S&CL industry 


ELCA supports its members’ local, regional and national position through adding of European perspectives and putting its authority as pan-European organization behind the members where possible and in accordance with its Statutes.