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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By organising, in conjunction with the University of Deusto, the second edition of Forotech, the IK4 R&D Alliance has reinforced its commitment towards disseminating technology. Forotech is offering a wide-ranging programme of talks, debates and workshops as well as an exhibition devoted to the important role of technology in society.
GAIKER-IK4 Foundation is a Technology Centre focusing in four areas of expertise (Plastics & Composites, Sustainability & Environment, Recycling & Valorisation and Biotechnology). It is located in the Zamudio Technology Park (Bizkaia-Spain).