The center provides R & D + i services in project mode as well as strategic and technical advice to the private and public sector: for structural partners, associated partners and external customers.

  • It covers all stages of the innovation process, from activities for sourcing ideas, through validation, and design solutions to solve specific problems, prototyping and pre-industrialization

    • Internal innovation processes

    • Support and promote external innovation processes

    • Factor or continuity between the different links in the innovation chain (network)

  • Designs, implements and operates open and shared platforms for research and innovation

    • It allows to monetize use

  • Facilitating local development of advanced solutions in response to local requirements, but also oriented to international markets

  • Designs and develops technology components and applications

    • It contributes to new technologies or adapt existing technologies to the needs of local contexts or sectors

    • Generate licensing fees

  • Transfers: patents, spin-offs, standardization

  • It makes it easier for international companies to further develop the position in Latin America based on the existence of local high-level skills

  • It is attracting international investments, with a single window for investors to gain visibility into opportunities

  • Develops the visibility and attractiveness to facilitate implementation of cooperation programs with other international initiatives worldwide, prevent brain drain and attract more experts from around the world

  • Plays an important role in the education of senior experts and researchers in the domain

    • It contributes to the development of regional critical mass required for high-level skills

      • Increasing adaptability and shortens the "reconfiguration"

      • Further increasing research and scientific level as well as the potential impact

  • Generates and disseminates knowledge

    • As support for innovation and value creation (transfer)

    • As a contribution to develop and maintain a critical mass of technological expertise

  • It facilitates and optionally coordinates dialogue between industry, academia and public authorities

    • It contributes to strengthening  innovation policies and strategies