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

Transparency and good governance

ITENE, in its commitment with the transparency and good governance of the organisation, shows in this section relevant information related to the operation and control of all the activities related to the Public Administrations.

The technology centre also complies through this information with different laws such as:

  • LAW 19/2013, of 9 December on TRANSPARENCY, ACCESS TO PUBLIC INFORMATION (State).
  • LAW 2/2015, of 2 April on TRANSPARENCY, GOOD GOVERNMENT AND CITIZEN PARTICIPATION OF THE VALENCIAN COMMUNITY.

See more information in our section on Transparency and good governance.

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.