Fundación TECNALIA Research & Innovation is the largest center of applied research and technological development in Spain, a benchmark in Europe and a member of the Basque Research and Technology Alliance, employing around 1,472 people (267 PhDs). TECNALIA, located in Spain, is the first private Spanish organisation in contracting, participation, and leadership in the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme and we are ranked third in European patent applications.
TECNALIA has the goal to transform technological research into prosperity, and our vision is to be agents of transformation of companies and society for their adaptation to the challenges of a changing future. TECNALIA works with an increasingly strategic business relationship model based on trust, collaboration, and a shared technological approach, whereby our main scopes of action are: smart manufacturing, digital transformation, energy transition, sustainable mobility, Personalised health, and the urban ecosystem. We collaborate with companies and institutions to improve their competitiveness, people’s quality of life and achieve sustainable growth. We do it thanks to people who are passionate about technology and committed to building a better society.
Since 2008 TECNALIA supports different institutions in the design and development of programs to boost new businesses ideas and develop skills using a learning by doing approach focused on leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship.