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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On 3 November IK4 participated in the official inauguration ceremony of the Science, Technology and Innovation Week. Held at the Euskalduna Conference Centre in Bilbao and presided over by the Lehendakari (President of the Basque Autonomous Community) Iñigo Urkullu, the event brought together leading players in the Basque Autonomous Community (region) in this field.
The IK4-CIDETEC Technological Centre is an expert in generating and transferring knowledge and technology in the areas of materials, surfaces and energy. It is located in the San Sebastian Technology Park (Gipuzkoa).