Laida Bidea, Edificio 204
48170 Zamudio BI
TECNALIA RESEARCH & INNOVATION (www.tecnalia.com) is a private, independent, non profit applied research center of international excellence. Legally a Foundation, TECNALIA is the leading private and independent research and technology organisation in Spain and one of the largest in Europe, employing around 1,405 people (229 PhDs) and with income of 102.1 Million € in 2016.
The whole team at TECNALIA has one GOAL: to transform technology into GDP, meaning wealth to improve people’s quality of life through generation of business opportunities for industry. TECNALIA is committed to generate major impacts in economic terms, by means of innovation and technological development, by means of its six Market Divisions, namely
- Energy and Environment,
- Industry and Transport,
- Sustainable Construction,
- Technological Services.
TECNALIA has been granted over 396 patents and promoted more than 30 spin-off companies.
TECNALIA is a key agent in the ERA - European Research Area. TECNALIA actively participates in the governing bodies of several European Technology Platforms, PPPs and JTIs (EEB, FOF, SPIRE, ARTEMIS…). In FP7 partnered in 377 projects, coordinating 81 of them; in H2020 TECNALIA participates in 131 projects, coordinating 29 of them, up to December 2016. TECNALIA is a member of EARTO and of EUROTECH, linking together the most important research organisations in Europe.
TECNALIA Ventures is a wholly owned subsidiary for the commercialisation of innovative technology-based results, turning innovative technology assets into new profitable and sustainable businesses and generating economic value for society. TECNALIA Ventures focuses on accelerating the development of disruptive technologies to transform them into investable business opportunities and managing the portfolio of TECNALIA spin-offs, currently integrated by a portfolio of 22 start-ups in a wide range of sectors.
TECNALIA is an equal opportunity employer. Current ratio of female/male employees is 44/56.
TECNALIA is registered in the Transparency Register of the European Union with number 87365826901-63
TECNALIA has facilities in all territories of the Basque Country, Madrid, Zaragoza, France, Italy, Serbia, Mexico and Colombia and a large network of collaborators.
TECNALIA collaborates yearly with 2,000 partners of all kinds and sizes, around 80% of which are SMEs.
Do not hesitate to contact us for anything of your interest. We shall very probably be able to help you, or in any case direct you to somebody who can.
TECNALIA has since 1955 invested heavily in Applied Research laboratories which are in most cases also of use for industry, therefore we provide them with testing services of different kinds, including certifications according to different standards (please see our web, or consult us).
TECNALIA has over 50 years experience developing Technological Services for Conformity Assessment, Testing, Quality Control, Fault Analysis, Calibration and Inspection for companies to improve their competitiveness. We offer technological solutions that make our clients' business grow.
TECNALIA’s labs and services have been accredited according to a large number of standards
At TECNALIA we anticipate future challenges to view, identify and implement technological, imaginative and creative solutions providing added value and producing real results.
With our global presence, we transform technology into GDP to improve people´s quality of life by generating business opportunities for companies.
TECNALIA VALUE® is our business offer, oriented to the needs of companies. An offer allowing us to face challenges and complex issues, developing with our customers personalised solutions so that they can deploy their full potential, be more competitive and cost-effective.
- INSPIRE - TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION STRATEGY
Consultancy on technology-based innovation strategies, pursuing business growth and diversification. Our technological know-how and business management allows us to help our clients identify and develop new business ideas, spotting opportunities and transforming them into results.
- DEVELOP - R&I PROJECTS
TECNALIA is a strategic partner for the development of new products and processes of for the improvement of existing ones. Flexible R&I projects that adapt to the needs of each organisation, with a clear focus towards the generation of value and the market, promoting the competitive future of businesses and society at large. TECNALIA provides privately funded R&I projects in some of the most relevant fields of technological implementation.
Most of our work is R&I related work in collaboration with enterprises, large and small.
- ACCOMPANY - ADVANCED TECHNOLOGICAL SERVICES
Over 50 years of experience providing technological services specialised in the evaluation and diagnosis of materials, processes and products.
We have a highly-qualified technical staff with access to extensive laboratory facilities, focusing on the improvement of industrial competitiveness.
Several accreditations and national and international recognition awards certify the reliability of our services.
- IMPLEMENT - INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES
TECNALIA is the essential bridge between R&D&I and competitive business reality. We develop technological assets for business generation in the form of industrial property, know-how and investment in technology-based companies.
Examples of services provided include:
- Scientific & technological
- Study / initial design / Simulation
- Proof of concept / Lab testing of basic experimental set-up/ Characterisation
- Component/ breadboard / process development & testing
- Prototyping (integrated system/ sub-system) development & testing
- Product validation / certification
- Pilot line / demonstration line / preseries