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TECNALIA RESEARCH & INNOVATION ( 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,
  • Health,
  • ICT
  • Technological Services.

In TECNALIA’s ICT-EUROPEAN SOFTWARE INSTITUTE division, we imagine what the digital future will be like. A world that is interactive and interconnected, more efficient, more intelligent, kinder, safer and with better services. We contribute to this digital world by creating technological solutions that will have an impact on our clients' business. We imagine new services for the digital economy. We help to transform products and solutions into smart systems. We believe that innovation is the way to produce the best software systems more efficiently and safely. We are committed to creating excellent business opportunities for our clients

  • Our Offer to Sectors that Handle Large Data Volumes

Many everyday objects are becoming more and more sophisticated, as they are being built with the ability to interact, process, predict, make decisions and act, based on a large amount of data to improve their functionalities. These are smart devices that lead to wider concepts: smart products and systems.

With technology, we help to create outstanding products and solutions, by incorporating the ability to analyze information, make decisions or learn:


  • Our Offer to the Digital Services Sectors

The way people communicate, are entertained, informed, buy and experience services in general is changing exponentially with the possibilities opened up by the new communication networks and devices. With richer contents in any device, with more natural, multisensorial ways to interact, with ubiquitous, mobile, personalized access in a more participative social context.

We help those who offer all kinds of services via digital platforms to gain a larger number of more enthusiastic consumers, by providing them with a unique experience:


  • Our Offer to Sectors that Design / Develop Software Systems

In a digital world with an increasing number of smart services and solutions based on ICT, it is essential to make good software products, with secured deadlines and costs. Equipment is required to produce high quality IT systems competitively, with a code that is efficient, reliable, sturdy, fault-tolerant, certifiable and made in due time, according to standards and at the lowest cost.

We design methods and technological tools for the entire life cycle of software systems development:



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 – ICT division

TECNALIA – ICT division

Contact Person
Mikel Emaldi
Corporate Technology
(+34) 946.430.850
is SME contact

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 accreditations according to different standards (please consult our website, 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.



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.               


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.


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.


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.


TECNALIA is the essential bridge between R&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

Service for Industry and SMEs