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.
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The Head of the Provincial Council Markel Olano reaffirms his commitment towards the Network of Science, Technology and Innovation of Gipuzkoa during his visit to the centres in the IK4 R&D Alliance
<img src="http://www.ik4.es/upload/noticias/img/visita_olano.jpg" alt="" /> The commitment towards the Network of Science, Technology and Innovation of Gipuzkoa has been endorsed by the Head of the Provincial Council Markel Olano during the official visit he made to the centres of the IK4 R&D Alliance. Before the media who had gathered at the IK4-IKERLAN centre in Arrasate-Mondragon, he said Europe has to be the benchmark for the province. “We have to work so that Gipuzkoa can position itself as a pioneering province in Europe in the area of R&D&i. And so that our companies and our industry can develop new products, we will go on working to drive forward quality Innovation and Research and to back collaboration between companies and R&D centres,” he said.