Tecnalia Research and Innovation (Tecnalia)

TECNALIA is a Spanish private and non-profit research organization that is the result of the merger of 8 Research and Technological organizations. It was set up in 2011 incorporating within it the experience, career and strengths of the above mentioned organizations, with a broad, extensive curriculum focused on R&D innovation as a competitive strategy. TECNALIA is the leading private R&D entity in Spain and the fifth largest in Europe, with a staff of over 1,415 (188 PhDs) of 30 nationalities and an annual turnover of 100 M€; TECNALIA has 303 patents, 4.000 clients, 15 spinoffs and 21 locations worldwide (2013). The keys turning the vision of TECNALIA into reality are marked by the following: its private nature, the focusing of its activity on Applied Research and the fact that it is a centre of international excellence (International R&D contracts, foreign researchers, and international accompaniment of local industries, licences, IP, etc.). The activities of TECNALIA in the field of circular forest bio economy include bioprocesses, bio refinery and biomass-based materials.

Contact information:

Javier Garcia Jaca

Tel: +34 661 910 729

e-mail: javier.garciajaca@tecnalia.com

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 654371