The IK4 Research Alliance is driving research through opportunities to carry out doctoral research projects
30 years developing TECHNICAL SOLUTIONS for companies
A private non-profit research center with over 250 employees, including 120 PhDs; we develop R&D projects and provide testing and consultancy services.
Close to the needs of INDUSTRY
Continuous collaboration for more than a decade with top firms such as INTEL, ARCELOR MITTAL, CAF and ITP.
From SCIENCE to the market
CEIT-IK4 has created 16 spin-offs based on technology development, employing more than 300 people. Four of them have been bought by companies on the NASDAQ, NYSE, PAR and MADX.
EXCELLENCE in scientific activity
Over the last 5 years, there have been more than 150 PhD Thesis defended, 400 papers presented at international congresses and 350 articles published in scientific journals.
Partnership with companies, research centers and
universities from more than 20 countries. Ceit-IK4 has participated
in 66 European-funded projects, 12 of which we have coordinated.
Our 6 areas of research
We are passionate about innovation, both in our products and our areas of research.
News & events
VIDEO – Ceit-IK4 test their new satellite positioning system, which will enhance safety
Dry anaerobic digestion as an alternative management and treatment solution for WWTP sludge
Safer and more efficient double suspension Orbea bicycles.
New fully electric long-range city bus.
Manufacturing of aircraft parts without machining.
Improving structural steels for nuclear fusion reactors.
Increasing high speed train braking capacity.