IK4 Research Alliance. The Alliance for Technological Scientific Excellence Composition where the IK4 Alliance logo appears, showing a female technical carrying out laboratory tests

7 technology centers,
1 European reference in
development of technology
for companies

IK4 to participate in World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

04/13/2018 |<img src=' http://www.ik4.es/upload/noticias/img/image003.png' data-link=""' /> The Basque technological alliance IK4 will share its capacities in developing advanced technologies for urban transport railways at the next edition of the World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018event, to take place on the 18th and 19th of this month at the Bilbao Exhibition Center (BEC).

This forum aspiring to become a point of encounter for the noteworthy representatives of this subsector will serve to increase collaboration between the companies and agents working in this field, analysing the latest trends and anticipating the challenges of the future.

With an exhibition area and a busy programme of presentations and debates, the event – held in Bilbao for the first time in almost 15 years of its life – is supported by the Spanish Railway Association (MAFEX), a body representing over 70 companies totalling 80% of all national railway exports.

IK4 will avail of an exhibition space in the MAFEX stand, charged with forging closer ties to its partners and potential clients from both the industry and the scientific and technological field.

The IK4 technological alliance boasts a solid track record in the demanding railway sector, covering numerous fields in which first-rate technology has been developed for different Spanish companies. Its main contributions focus on developing materials and manufacturing, inspection, measurement and testing processes, simulations, electrical traction systems and signalling equipment. In addition, it is outstandingly active in several international R+D fora and programmes, which enable it to occupy a leading position in generating and transferring technological knowhow to the market.

  • AZTERLAN
  • CEIT
  • GAIKER
  • Ideko
  • Ikerlan
  • Lortek
  • Tekniker

© 2018 - IK4 Research Alliance | Polígono Azitain , 3K 2ºG - 20600 EIBAR (Gipuzkoa). Spain. | Tel: +34 943 820350 | Legal information