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A highly qualified Advanced Technological Center (ATC) that is a worldwide referent in different technologies and recognized in the scientific and industrial fields. We have the aim of improve and increase competitiveness, progress and the technological capacities of companies and other entities through collaboration projects, technological services and transfer of technology.

We are specialized in R+D+ i Applied Research, Technological Development and Innovation; our own and together with companies.



 INSA-Lyon - Partner

Lyon is a leading engineering school with strong humanist values that have formed the basis of its business model for more than 50 years.Created in 1957 by philosopher Gaston Berger and Rector Jean Capelle, INSA Lyon is the oldest and largest of the six schools making up the INSA Group.INSA engineers lead careers built around a logic of high adaptability, a pioneering approach to science and technology, and a strong sense of social responsibility.This hallmark of the INSA Lyon model is a living tribute to its two founders. It is to them that we owe the humanist commitment of the INSA schools, and their openness to different origins, cultures and social backgrounds.

 Salzgitter Mannesmann Forschung GmbH (SZMF) - Partner

As a leading European manufacturer of cold-drawn seamless and welded precision steel tubes, Salzgitter Mannesmann Precision GmbH offers you a wide range of products and services with great scope for intelligent tubing-related solutions.Synergistic effects as a result of our co-operation with Mannesmannröhren-Werken and other companies of the Salzgitter Group guarantee outstanding efficiency and achievements. A comprehensive quality management system in accordance with ISO 9001 and ISO/TS 16949, which encompasses all production stages, ensures continuously high quality standards. This ranges from the input material that we select and source with specific consideration given to the needs of precision tube manufacture, to slitting, welding and rawing facilities and all the way through to precise-length centers and galvanizing facilities.



 Consejo Superior de Investigaciones científicas (CENIM-CSIC) - Partner

(CSIC) is the largest public institution dedicated to research in Spain and the third in Europe. Under the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, through the State Secretariat for Research, Development and Innovation, its main objective is to develop and promote research for the benefit of scientific and technological progress, for which it is open to collaboration with Spanish entities and Foreign. According to its Statute (Article 4), its mission is the promotion, coordination, development and dissemination of scientific and technological research, of a multidisciplinary nature, in order to contribute to the advancement of knowledge and to economic, social and cultural development, as well as The training of personnel and the advice of public and private entities in this area.


ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe AG (TKSE) - Partner

ThyssenKrupp is comprised of five business areas: three in the industrial goods sector, called Components Technology, Elevator Technology and Industrial Solutions and two in the area of materials, Materials Services and Steel Europe. Our business areas are divided into operating units and companies, all of which operate independently in the market.

Engineering is part of our identity. It characterizes the way we think. In the plant, in the office, at every site throughout the world. It means developing solutions for our customers – big and small. Today and tomorrow. As a diversified industrial group we supply reliable products, services and solutions – on schedule, in premium quality, and with a convincing price-performance ratio. In the spheres of mechanics, plant construction, and materials. We know our customers and their markets. We invest in relevant technological innovations, and in doing so make the world a little bit better. We are a reliable partner – that is our pledge.


Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) - Subcontractor

The Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech (UPC) is a public institution of higher education and research, specialized in the fields of architecture, engineering and technology. The UPC's research, teaching and management projects are based on the principles of freedom, justice, democracy, solidarity, cooperation, sustainability, efficiency, transparency and accountability in a highly creative context and with commitment to the environment and social change.

The activity of its campus and centers make the UPC a reference point and, in complicity with the productive fabric, as agent and engine of economic and social change, by putting value in basic and applied research, and transfer technology and knowledge to the society.

Besides, has scientific and technological infrastructures at the service of research groups and centers, researchers and students, professionals, companies and institutions. As a leading member of networks of excellence, the UPC maintains a privileged relationship with global scientific and educational institutions and entities, which places it in an advantageous position for attracting international talent.