TECNALIA RESEARCH & INNOVATION is a private, independent, non-profit applied research centre 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 1,419 people (164 PhDs) and with income of 110 Million € in 2012.
TECNALIA is a key agent in the ERA – European Research Area, holding position 12th among RECs and 26th overall in EC’s 6th FP7 Monitoring Report 2012. TECNALIA actively participates in the governing bodies of several European Technology Platforms and partners in 377 FP7 projects, coordinating 81 of them. TECNALIA is a member of EARTO and of EUROTECH, linking together the most important research centres in Europe.