IK4 Research Alliance. The Alliance for Technological Scientific Excellence Composition where the IK4 Alliance logo appears, showing a technician handling a numeric control machine and a detail of a high technological precision mechanism

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

IK4 Research Alliance

IK4 is a private and independent alliance of R&D centres, a benchmark in the European R&D context. It comprises 9 organisations in the Basque Country: AZTERLAN, CEIT, CIDETEC, GAIKER, IDEKO, IKERLAN, LORTEK, TEKNIKER and VICOMTECH.
The IK4 Research Alliance sets out to generate, capture and transfer scientific and technological knowledge in order to contribute towards improving the competitiveness of companies and the progress of society.
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IK4 saw growth in 2016 with revenue rising to €114M and staff totalling 1,443

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  • CEIT
  • Ideko
  • Ikerlan
  • Lortek
  • Tekniker
  • Vicomtech

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