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Type
Research Center
Address

Av. Universitat Autonoma 23, Parc Tecnologic Del Valles
08290 Cerdanyola del Valles (Barcelona)
Spain

Description

EURECAT is the major Technology Centre of Catalonia, in Spain, and the result of the integration, since the 1st May 2015, of the most important Catalan technology centers: Ascamm, Barcelona Media, BDigital and Cetemmsa. Furthermore, along 2016 two more technology centres have joined EURECAT: Technological Center of Nutrition and Health (CTNS) and Technology Center of Composites (CETECOM).

EURECAT provides the industrial and business sector with differential technology and advanced expertise, it offers solutions to their innovation needs and boosts their competitiveness in a fast-paced environment.

EURECAT combines the experience of over 500 professionals, generating an annual income of €38M.

The new centre serves over a thousand businesses, participates in over 100 national and international R&D&i high level strategic projects, and has 73 international patents and 9 technology-based companies. It is made up of eight centres in Catalonia and one more in Latin America (Brazil).  

EURECAT Technology Centre

EURECAT Technology Centre

Contact Person
Esther Hurtós
R&I Funding Programmes – Business Development
E-mail
esther.hurtos@eurecat.org
is SME contact
Equipment

Eurecat equipment and facilities, infrastructures and laboratories:

• Automation and Mechatronics

• Virtual Product Improvement Laboratory

• Regulatory Evaluation Laboratory

• Plastics Processes Pilot Plant.

• Laboratory of Materials

• Thermoplastic and Thermoset Composites Pilot Plant

• Surface Treatment Laboratory for Functional Printing

• Smart Objects Laboratory

• Research, Textile Technology and High-Performance Fabrics Laboratory and Pilot Plant.

• Culture and Tourism Laboratory

• Virtual Visualisation Laboratory

• Audio Laboratory

• App Testing and Certification Laboratory

Services

The range of services offered by the centre are primarily focused on: applied R&D, technological services, information technology consulting, highly specialized training, product and service development, and promotion and distribution of technological innovation.

EURECAT aims its services at all business sectors but especially at seven key strategic areas identified by the regional Research and Innovation Strategies for Smart Specialisation, RIS3Cat: Food, Energy and Resources, Industrial Systems, Design-based Industries, Industries related to sustainable mobility, Health Industries and cultural, experience-based industries.

Activities
Service for Industry and SMEs
Yes