Technology centres and universities.

Strategic partners for innovation

ITP Aero has built a strong network of partnerships with strategic centres

Joint R&T centres

Aeronautics Advanced Manufacturing Centre (CFAA - Centro de Fabricación Avanzada Aeronáutica)

The Aeronautics Advanced Manufacturing Centre is a public-private collaboration centre for aeronautical manufacturing focused on the improvement of industrial processes and advanced machinery. Led by ITP Aero and Danobat, this centre involves more than 100 companies and several basque institutions.

Turbomachinery Fluid Dynamics Research Laboratory (LIFT - Laboratorio de Investigación en Fluidodinámica de Turbomáquinas)

The LIFT Research Laboratory is a centre created in collaboration with the Polytechnic University of Madrid to conduct aerodynamic tests on turbomachinery.

Technology centres and universities

The AFRC is a centre specialising in forming and forging research. It was established by the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow as part of the National Manufacturing Institute of Scotland (NMIS) and the ‘High Value Manufacturing Catapult’ in the UK.

The AMRC is an advanced manufacturing research centre at the University of Sheffield, part of the ‘High Value Manufacturing Catapult’ in the UK.

The Barcelona Supercomputing Centre (BSC) is the national supercomputing centre in Spain, specialising in high-performance computing and high-fidelity simulations.

The Centre for Technical Studies and Research is an initiative promoted by the University of Navarra. It carries out industrial projects in the field of applied research in collaboration with the R&D departments of companies. Specifically, they collaborate in projects to develop advanced mechanical technologies for aviation.

The Aeronautical Technologies Centre is an aerospace research laboratory specialising in fluid dynamic testing.

IDEKO is a technology centre specialising in manufacturing and industrial production technologies. It is a member of the Basque Research and Technology Alliance.

The Madrid Institute for Advanced Materials Studies is an initiative sponsored by the Community of Madrid for the promotion of research and technology transfer to the industrial fabric in materials science and engineering.

The MTC is an independent research and technology organisation, part of the ‘High Value Manufacturing Catapult’, specialising in advanced manufacturing, additive manufacturing, automation and robotics.

TECNALIA is the largest research and technological development centre in Spain and a member of Basque Research and Technology Alliance.

Tekniker is a technology centre expert in Advanced Manufacturing, Superficial Engineering, Product Engineering and ICT for manufacturing. Its mission is to bring growth and well-being through R&D&i to society as a whole in a sustainable way to the competitiveness of the industry.

The University of Mondragón conducts research into manufacturing technologies in the aeronautics field, including machining processes, forming technologies and state-of-the-art materials.

The University of the Basque Country conducts important research work, particularly in the field of aeronautics and the development of manufacturing technologies.

The Polytechnic University of Madrid conducts a wide range of research activities. Of note are fluid dynamic and simulation technologies for turbines and compressors in the field of aeronautics.

TWI is one of the world’s leading independent research and technology organisations specialising in welding.

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