About ITENE

The ITENE research centre offers companies cutting-edge knowledge and technology to build a safer and more sustainable future.

Our mission is to generate scientific-technological knowledge that we transfer to companies through R&D&I projects, consultancy, testing and training services.

Who we are?

ITENE is a research center formed as a private association with non-profit purposes of national scope, founded on May 30, 1994.

ITENE´s activities contribute, directly or indirectly, to the general benefit of society and, thanks to all this, it is an organization:

  • Declared as Public Utility Entity (BOE Nº 115, May 12, 2004).
  • Reception to the special fiscal regime regulated in Title II of Law 49/2002 of fiscal incentives to Patronage.
  • Associated Unit of the Superior Council of Scientific Research (CSIC) through the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA).
  • Registered in the Center of Innovation and Technology with the Nº 63, according to Royal Decree 2093/2008 of December 19.
  • Registered as Office of Transfer of Research Results (OTRI)
  • Registered with the number 134,600 in the Register of Associations of the Interior Ministry.

Our milestones

¿A qué nos dedicamos?

R&D&I accounts for more than 87% of our activity.

Between 2018 and 2021, we are working with more than 1,600 customers, 885 of them in 2021.

Our team

+180 professionals are part of the ITENE team

+ 120 researchers and technicians in R&D&I.
+ 30
professionals promoting innovation projects with companies.
+ 70%
with a Master’s or PhD degree in their speciality.
90%
of permanent contracts.
Average age: 38 years old.
Equality
between men (49.75%) and women (50.25%).

Nuestras instalaciones

En nuestras instalaciones, situadas en el Parque Tecnológico de Paterna, disponemos de 3.000 m2 de laboratorios y plantas piloto equipados con tecnología punta.

Actualmente, estamos ampliando nuestra actual sede en 1.100 m2. Además, hemos iniciado la construcción de un nuevo edificio de 1.928 m2 , situado frente a la sede actual, para proyectos de preescalado industrial.

centro tecnológico ITENE
Fachada ITENE 2022
Laboratorio físico-químico de ITENE
Laboratorio de reciclado ITENE
Máquina impacto horizontal

Transparencia y buen gobierno

ITENE, en el compromiso con la transparencia y el buen gobierno de la organización, muestra en esta sección información relevante relacionada con el funcionamiento y control de todas las actividades relacionadas con las Administraciones Públicas.

El centro tecnológico también cumple a través de esta información con diferentes leyes como son:

  • LEY 19/2013, de 9 de diciembre de TRANSPARENCIA, ACCESO A LA INFORMACIÓN PÚBLICA (Estatal).
  • LEY 2/2015, de 2 de abril de TRANSPARENCIA, BUEN GOBIERNO Y PARTICIPACIÓN CIUDADANA DE LA COMUNIDAD VALENCIANA.

Start-ups

Through the PACKA accelerator (Packaging Creativity & Knowledge Accelerator), since 2015 ITENE has launched five start-ups to bring different innovations to the market.