CARTIF Technology Centre
CARTIF is a leading Spanish Applied Research Centre in terms of R&D and technology transfer activities. It is located in Valladolid (Spain), legally established as a Foundation (private non-profit research centre) and its main goals are to identify technology needs and develops R&D-based knowledge, to support technological innovation in industry, mainly among SMEs and to disseminate R&D and innovation results.
CARTIF participation in international activities is promoted through R&D Programmes Department and has been materialized in the current participation in 38 on-going international projects, including 7 FP7 projects and 14 projects from H2020.
Its interdisciplinary teams work in five areas of knowledge that correspond to different economic and technological sectors: energy and environment, construction and infrastructures, industry, agrofood and health.
Supporting this structure, there are laboratories that have emerged from several lines of research: Analysis and Tests, 3D Scanning, Characterization of biomass, Biotechnology and Materials.