The Deputy General of the regional government of Gipuzkoa, Markel Olano, visited the University of Navarra’s Technology Campus in San Sebastián.
The Deputy General of the regional government of Gipuzkoa, Markel Olano, visited the University of Navarra’s Technology Campus in San Sebastián, accompanied by Ainhoa Aizpuru, Deputy of Economic Development, Rural Affairs and Regional Policy, as part of a larger visit organised by the IK4 Research Alliance, which began at IK4-Ikerlan and ended at Ceit-IK4.
Olano was welcomed by Carlos Bastero and Alejo Avello, the President and Director General of the Technology Center, by Iñigo Puente, Director of Tecnun, and by Ceit-IK4 directors José Ignacio de Carlos and Antonio González. The primary purpose of the visit was to view the research activity in Ceit’s Materials Department. José María Rodríguez Ibabe, a senior researcher from the department, led the tour of the installations and explained the work and projects currently in progress. The visitors were shown the electron microscope lab, the hot-rolling simulation area, the specialised mechanical testing lab, and the powder metallurgy and near net shape component facilities.
The representatives of the regional government expressed interest in the support and service that Ceit offers to companies as well as the high quality of the Materials Department’s research and expertise.