Spanish Technology Centers

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Spanish Technology Centers


specialised in IT Sector


TECNALIA


ITI


CITIC


CTIC


GRADIANT


FIDESOL


i
2
CAT



DESCRIPTION AND ACHIEVEMENTS:

TECNALIA has a patent portfolio comprising 114 families
that cover many different technological areas. This
portfolio is constantly evolving and it is dynamically
managed according to the business divisions’ technology
strategy. TECNALIA currently has 286 active patents of
which 52 were requested last year.

The most remarkable activities in the technology transfer
field are those related with entrepreneurship and
negotiation of license agreements: Throughout its history,
TECNALIA has promoted the creation of numerous New
Technology
-
Based Firms, of which 25 are still operating
and employ 132 people. Nowadays, TECNALIA is still
stakeholder in 17 of these NTBCs. On the other hand,
TECNALIA has promoted the knowledge transfer to the
industrial sector through the establishment of licensing
agreements with companies both nationally and
internationally.




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TECHNOLOGY PORTFOLIO:

These are the 4 approaches to the way TECNALIA
works with companies:


1.
TECHNOLOGY
-
BASED INNOVATION
STRATEGIES:

TECNALIA provides strategic vision
to help companies
reinforce their competitiveness.

2.
INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES

:
TECNALIA
creates technological assets ready to generate
business in the market.

3.
R&D PROJECTS:
TECNALIA develops projects

with a clear focus towards market and

the generation
of value for our clients by new partnership models.

4.
TECHNOLOGICAL SERVICES:
TECNALIA
provides technological services for the evaluation and
diagnosis of materials, processes and products in
order to guarantee its

reliability, security and
sustainability.







WWW.TECNALIA.COM

DESCRIPTION AND ACHIEVEMENTS:

Last year, ITI was involved in 98 R&D projects, in which 77%, ITI
was hired directly by companies, and the remaining 23% have
been achieved through funding public (89% in cooperation with
other technology
centres

and / or companies). In addition to R&D
itself, ITI was executing projects in strategic areas funded
exclusively by the Institute. These data were the result of ITI
transferring efforts, enterprise demand
-
oriented,


dissemination
sessions, workshops organized for identifying needs and
exchange of experiences, betting on a renewed innovation
management based on technological surveillance, an enhanced
process of opportunities detection, a better strategy for
internationalization, ... in order to get closer to businesses, with
more and better information about their environment, allowing
companies to make appropriate decisions aligned with the trends.
Finally, ITI got several registration of copyright of ITI various
proprietary technologies as well as the claim of two patent
registers, one in USA and one in various countries across the
PCT area.




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TECHNOLOGY PORTFOLIO:

The offer provided by the ITI technology consists of both
Technology Services and Technology Products. Services
include architecture and software development
(Implementation and deployment of applications,
architectures and design, development and development
consulting, development methodologies, development of
information management tools), Mobile Applications and
"Smart environments" (Mobility and Ambient Intelligence) and
software Quality and testing (software testing, usability and
accessibility, verification and validation of critical systems
software). Regarding Technology Products ITI offers
ForePlanner

(management system for demand forecasting),
SeKuen

(tool capable of optimize production scheduling in
complex environments),
RoutingMaps

(system for routes and
fleets optimization) , OCRFORMS (OCR / ICR (Optical /
Intelligent Character Recognition) able to recognize, extract
and export printed and handwritten information from different
types of documents for subsequent digital processing),
ITICAB (technology Identification / Verification by face
recognition) and ZeroGravity3D (visual inspection system for
quality control).
For

more
information

visit

www.iti.es
.



WWW.ITI.ES

DESCRIPTION AND ACHIEVEMENTS:

The strategy adopted by CITIC consists in acting as a
link between the knowledge of the university and the
necessities of society and industry. This enables CITIC to
realize R&D projects, transfer developed technology and
favor the implantation into society through the
Technology Transfer Office (TTO). CITIC has a strong
experience in national and european R&D projects (more
than hundred developed projects), as a result, its
researchers have acquired much expertise in several
research lines. Also, some enterprises and public entities
have trusted in CITIC by hiring its services for the
development of specific tailored solutions for their daily
operations and management.






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TECHNOLOGY PORTFOLIO:

CITIC
have developed specific R&D solutions, in the
following fields:


-


eHealth
: Telemedicine and
teleassistance
,
Smart environments for support to and monitoring of
people in need of assistance, Patient monitoring, etc.

-


Free
SoftWare
: Technical audits specialized in
the application of free software for all types of
corporate solutions, Adaptation of free software tools
to the needs of the clients, etc.

-


Communications
: Mobile
communications

for

vehicular
networks

(VANET: Vehicular Ad
-
Hoc
Network),

Interoperability

of
wireless

mobile

technologies
, etc.

-


Information Systems, security and trust
:
System for detecting and authenticating people using
biometric data. Fingerprint authentication,

etc.



WWW.CITIC.ES

DESCRIPTION AND ACHIEVEMENTS:

In figures:


34
invesgation

contracts


12
projects

in
R&D+i


47
contracts

in
technological

services


1.589
consultancy

services

to

companies


15
international

projects

Some

of
our

products


Tool for monitoring the quality of web architectures as well as compliance with
W3C standards.


Tool for mobilizing web portals and their visibility from any mobile device.


Configurable tool for technology surveillance in businesses.


Tool that enables tabular data integration from different sources and its display in
semantic formats (RDF).


Library for creating interactive graphic displays taken from semantic data (RDF).


Tool for storage in data bases of the characteristics of all the mobile devices in
the market.


Platform for monitoring daily activities of the Elderly.


System of knowledge and tools to innovate in the processes and systems for
internal management in organizations.


Certification system to assess the degree of Digital Maturity in companies.


Certification system to evaluate the degree of Digital Maturity in Education
Centers





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TECHNOLOGY PORTFOLIO:


Technology

surveillance
.



Inspiring

Innovation

Programmes

in
organizations
.


Programmes

to

activate

technology

demand

in
SMEs
.


Open Data.


Web
quality

based

on

W3C
standards
.


Energy

efficiency
, Smart
cities
,
eHealth
,
eGovernment
.


Mobile
technologies

and
multiple

devices
.


Semantic

technologies

and
Linked

Data (Data
Interoperability
).


User

interface
technology

(UI
), Artificial
Vision
,
Intelligent

environments
.


Smart
clothing
.


Communication

protocols
,
Embedded

Systems
.


Identification

and
positioning

systems

(RFID).


Distributed

computing

(GRID).


Augmented

Reality
.


Web Technologies (W3C
standards
).


Internet of the future.


Artificial intelligence.



Augmented reality and
multisectorial

application.


Design of innovation policies, technological development and digital society.


Development of Internet Safety programs and strategies for Education
Authorities.


Development of programs in the field of education, to foster a culture of
Innovation, to promote scientific
-
technological vocations and to facilitate the
development of creative capacities.



Evaluation of technological development policies and their economic impact.


Design of Open Government and Open Data Policies.






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DESCRIPTION AND ACHIEVEMENTS:

GRADIANT has achieved successes in technology
transfer, such as patents, licenses and others, in the
following areas: Real time advanced analysis of video
signals, biometrics
-
based demographic segmentation
systems , facial recognition engine, document traceability
systems, Digital Gap Filler with advanced echo
cancellation,

quality assessment software for DVB
-
S2
and LTE communications signals , geolocated database
for reuse of TV spectrum, ARANTIA Set
-
Top
box,

TravelMovie content distribution system, and
analysis tools for Social Media.










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TECNOLOGY PORTFOLIO:

Currently
, GRADIANT
works

in
the

following

fields
:
Biometrics

and HCI (Human
-
Computer

Interface),
signal

processing

and
analysis
, FPGA digital
upconverter

and

downcoverter
,
indoor

positioning

systems

(
ultrasonic

technology
), LTE base
station

(
picocell
)
for

custom

developments
, DVB
-
C2
modulator

for

HDTV and 3DTV cable TV,
Cognitive

Radio, Cloud Computing,
advanced

mobile

applications
, multimedia
distribution
,
Future

Internet,
Business
Intelligence
,
telemedicine

and
telerehabilitation

platforms
,
detection

of
falls

and
physical

training
support

,
advanced

hospital
applications

systems
, real
-
time
location
,
traceability

systems
,
flow

optimization

systems

and BCI (
Brain
-
Computer

Interface)




WWW.GRADIANT.ORG

DESCRIPTION AND ACHIEVEMENTS:


Fidesol is the only one european non profit specialised
entity in R&D and innovation with open source solutions,
whose mission is to facilitate the application of knowledge
and technolocal transfer to both businesses and another
public or private investigation entities. In terms at mobile
technologies level, we are leader in providing augmented
reality solutions in the business base and regarding
software virtualization, our team is working in a project to
develop the first mobile operating system in the cloud.







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TECHNOLOGY PORTFOLIO:

The main pillars of
Fidesol

are:

1.
R&D and innovation in information technologies;

2.
Training on technologies applied by
Fidesol's

team
and our development methodologies including
agile methodologies;

3.
Technical Consultancy and problem
analisys

and
possible solutions in free software or/and open
standards.

The main sectors that we are focused on are: Tourism
sector, providing new and innovative services;
Agri
-
food sector, providing solutions to reduce production
costs and to improve the quality of their products;
Energy companies, providing solutions for process
improvement; companies in the Aeronautical industry,
providing solutions to support the industrial design of
their components.





WWW.FIDESOL.ORG

DESCRIPTION AND ACHIEVEMENTS:


Research

The activities in 2012 have been focused exclusively in the areas of
ubiquitous Internet Technologies (UITU) and Network and Distributed
Applications (DANA). During 2012 there have been 33 publications in
both journals, international conferences or specialized books.

Innovation

During the year 2012 the number of European projects in which
i2CAT has participated has been increased by 75%, reaching the
figure of 28 projects, 5 of them led by i2CAT. For the first time, the
funding obtained from European competitive funds exceeds those of
the national and state funds. Over 52% of competitive funds have
come from European funding.

Technology transfer

As a result of the execution of several R & D in collaboration with
institutions, several patent applications have been handled to protect
their intellectual property. Currently, there are four patents in the
portfolio.






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TECHNOLOGY PORTFOLIO:

i2CAT has an extensive experience in multiple research and innovation projects
nationally and internationally, leading the introduction and integration of Internet
technologies of the future in key economic sectors (health, audiovisual, industry,
culture, telecommunications) as means to improve productivity and
competitiveness of enterprises and the welfare of the people.

The main lines of research and innovation driven by i2CAT are focused on the
following areas:


Networks
and Distributed
Applications


e
-
Health
and
e
-
Inclusion


Audiovisual
(Networked Media
)


Mobility
and ubiquitous
technologies


Infrastructure
and experimental platforms

Collaborative R+D+I Projects

National and European Calls

Participation of companies and research centers

R+D+I services on
demand

Technologies
integration and adaptation

Prototypes implementation and pilot testing

Customized developments

Technological studies/assessment and feasibility tests

R+D+i

Project Management

Knowledge
transfer

ICT Technologies trainings/seminars

IPR licensing (Intellectual Property Rights)

Creation of technology
-
based companies (spin
-
offs)

Representation in
standardisation

bodies

R+D+I Project results / technology
valorisation



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