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Technological Corporation of Andalusia
CTA

Spain: Andalusia
David Paez
Business Development Manager
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Overview

Type of Network
Legal form of the cluster network
Date of establishment
Languages spoken
Digitalization expertise

About us

Representation of the triple helix in CTA

Technological Corporation of Andalusia (CTA) is a public-private partnership made up of more than 165 companies to promote innovation and technology transfer. For 15 years, CTA has been supporting R&D activities through financing, mentoring and cooperation with main Andalusian stakeholders, emerging as a singular multi-sectorial innovation cluster and bringing together the forces of public administration, companies and academia. More than 670 R&D business projects have been funded by CTA with more than €M168. 

The highest governing body of CTA, the Board of Trustees, is made up of representatives of the triple helix:

  • President: Mr. Francisco Mochón Morcillo
  • Secretary: Mr. Ricardo Astorga Morano
  • Representatives of member companies
  • 7 members representing the PAIDI groups (Andalusian R&D and Innovation Plan) of Andalusian universities 
  • 3 representatives of Universities and Research Centers
  • The president of the Andalusian Agency for Innovation and Development (Regional Government of Andalusia)
  • The director of the Andalusian Knowledge Agency (Regional Government of Andalusia)

Cluster

  • CTA is a strategic alliance for innovation which is open to companies throughout Andalusia.
  • We help our member companies to successfully plan an overall strategy for innovation.
  • We are specialists in technology transfer and the evaluation and financing of R&D.
  • We have experience in promoting transverse projects which are based on the six sectors of maximum strategic importance for the Andalusian economy: Aerospace and Production Processes, Agri-food, Biotechnology, Construction and Civil Engineering, Energy and the Environment and ICT.
  • We have successfully pioneered our own unique model for the transfer and development of regional innovation.

European projects

CTA has established itself as a leading partner in numerous European projects; it has taken part in various initiatives as part of the H2020 Programme, COSME, Interreg, ERANET and CIP. CTA has taken part in these projects:

  • SUPERBIO
  • TRANSENER
  • BIOMASSTEP
  • SUDOKET
  • AeRoTwin
  • EXCornsEED
  • ICT Biochain
  • DIVA
  • finMED
  • TRACK
  • INNOWWIDE
  • EERES4WATER
  • DURABLE
  • EMPORIA4KT
  • UrBIOfuture
  • SPEEDIER
  • ICT AGRI FOOD
  • MPowerBIO
  • BIOSWITCH
  • DIGITbrain
  • HP4ALL
  • ConnectEO
  • GALACTICA
  • GEN4OLIVE
  • INTECMED
  • agroBRIDGES
  • Transnet
  • BIO4AFRICA
  • BIObec
  • P2P finBIO

Multilateral market

CTA staff has acquired the competences and capabilities needed to provide differential innovation services pointed to meet needs in countries that are in the process of building their R&D system, in which new collaboration opportunities in the multilateral market arise.

CTA belongs to the Andalusia’s Multilateral Club, an initiative of EXTENDA, the Internationalisation and Export Promotion Agency of the Regional Government of Andalusia (Spain).

Currently, CTA has multilateral projects in Peru, Costa Rica and El Salvador.

Web Page

https://www.corporaciontecnologica.com/en/

Contact details

David Páez

Business Development Manager

negocio [at] corporaciontecnologica.com

Services offered

Services offered

CTA helps businesses, universities, technology centres, public authorities and other bodies to achieve the maximum results from their R&D initiatives and transform the results into wealth creation and concrete business activities. Preferential terms for member companies. Some business services are:

  • Evaluation of initiatives based on innovative technology.
  • Support for the internationalisation of R&D initiatives.
  • Support for Innovation Procurement by Public Bodies (PPI).
  • Strategic R&D Advice.
  • Innovation Reports and Technology Scouting.

Sectorial and industrial focus

Sectoral industries
Cross-sectoral industries
Social Economy and Innovation
Industrial Alliances and Ecosystems
Alliances:Low carbon industries - Ecosystems:Digital
Technology fields
A\: Human necessities:Agriculture; forestry; animal husbandry; hunting; trapping; fishing - B\: Performing operations; transporting:Aircraft; aviation; cosmonautics - C\: Chemistry; metallurgy:Animal or vegetable oils, fats, fatty substances or waxes; fatty acids therefrom; detergents; candles - E\: Fixed constructions:Building - Y\: General tagging of new technological developments:Technologies or applications for mitigation or adaptation against climate change
S3 EU priority areas
Aeronautics & space:Aeronautics - Aeronautics & space:Bio fuels & energy efficiency - Aeronautics & space:Remotely piloted aircrafts - Aeronautics & space:Space - Digital transformation:Artificial intelligence, cognitive systems, augmented and virtual reality, visualisation, simulation, gamification & interaction technologies - Digital transformation:Robotics, autonomous and cyber physical systems (e.g. vehicles, embedded systems) - KETs:Industrial biotechnology - Public health & security:Food security & safety - Sustainable innovation:Bioeconomy - Sustainable innovation:Resource efficiency - Sustainable innovation:Waste management

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Latest news and documents

News Published: 21.05.2021
CTA presents INNOWWIDE at the Global Innovation Summit and promotes collaboration between the EU and LatAm
News Published: 13.05.2021
The IAMAT and CTA organise a cycle of five events with companies to transfer mathematics to different productive sectors
News Published: 06.04.2021
Energy transition will be key in the post-COVID19 recovery, says the Andalusian Commissioner for Climate Change
News Published: 06.04.2021
MEPs Lina Gálvez and Pilar del Castillo encourage Andalusian companies to attract Next Generation EU Fund

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