CIDETEC is a private organization for applied research founded in 1997. Located in the city of Donostia-San Sebastián, CIDETEC is comprised of three international technological reference institutes in Energy Storage, Surface engineering and Nanomedicine.
CIDETEC Energy Storage is specialised in creating new battery technology according to specific challenges, and its ultimate transference to the industry. The institute has the capacity to develop complete products and processes and offers material validation, pilot manufacture, pack engineering and battery testing services.
Miba is one of the leading strategic partners of the international engine and automotive industry.
Miba was founded in 1927 as a repair and production shop for engine components and has since grown into a leading international group employing more than 7,400 people. Miba develops, produces and sells sintered components, engine bearings, friction materials, power electronics components, cooling components and coatings at more than 26 sites worldwide. Miba products make motor vehicles, trains, ships, aircraft and power plants more efficient, more reliable and more environmentally friendly.
Commissariat à l’Energie Atomique et aux Energies Alternatives (CEA) is a French governmental research-and-technology organization with activities in energy, Information Technology, healthcare, defense and security. CEA-Tech, one of its divisions, focuses on creating value and innovation through technology transfer to its industrial partners. It employs 4500 scientists and engineers including 300 Ph.D. students and 300 assignees from partner companies. CEA-Tech owns more than 2200 patent families.
Datik is the Technology Company of Group IRIZAR that offers solutions for safer, more reliable, sustainable and quality transport. Datik goal is to help their customers to improve competitiveness by reducing operating costs. Datik is a company that offers integrated and integrating standard solutions for transportation.
VERTECH GROUP (Vertech) is a French research-intensive SME with business focus on High-Tech Environmental Consultancy, International R&D Consultancy and Market Research and business development. Vertech aims to create value by supporting and advising private and public organizations in various sectors (e.g. recycling, energy and waste treatment), and regions to get from research to market.
The AUDI AG (Audi) is one of the world’s leading automotive premium brands and builds high quality, technologically progressive cars. With a business volume of more than 60 billion euro and 1.88 million produced vehicles, Audi is amongst the most successful automobile manufacturers in the premium segment worldwide. In addition, the company is an important employer with more than 90,000 employees. Innovative technology, visionary design and superior quality led to the rise of Audi to an acknowledged manufacturer of premium vehicles.