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Leitat Technological Center

Leitat is a Technological Center, which has as its mission to collaborate with companies and other entities in R&D projects+2i and technological processes from the innovation and creativity. Its headquarters is located in Terrassa, and has headquarters in Barcelona and Vilanova del Camí

At present, LEITAT provides services of R&D and technology transfer, testing laboratories, and support for innovation and industrial sustainability. The different groups of R&D, covering disciplines of biomedicine, engineering, design and robotics, environment and biotechnologies, advanced materials and nanotechnology, and security and sustainability. Its laboratories testing characterization of materials, analytical chemistry, bioanalysis and health, reaction to fire, quality control, validation of prototypes, the European Ecolabel, application of new technologies and dimensional metrology. It is also the official body for conducting the evaluation of conformity (CE MARKING) of Personal Protective Equipment.

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Leitat Foundation

Leitat Foundation has as its mission the promotion of R+D+i within the different economic sectors and thus contribute to the integral development of society and the territory, as well as to the promotion of a culture of innovation and the improvement of competitiveness.

To do this, the main objective of the Foundation is to establish lines of stable collaboration with research centers, as well as with other actors of the I+D+i (e.g. leading companies in technology development) with the objective of targeting efforts to promote lines of research and take advantage of the knowledge generated in these centers to maximize the economic impact in the society, at the same time that detect and bet on the scientific talents in it. Leitat Foundation considers strategic and vital to facilitate the incorporation of technical personnel newly entitled The world young labor, as well as the transfer agile the Know-how of companies relating to a sector toward the staff that is incorporated in the sector to which the productivity and innovation to flow in a continuous manner.

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History

Leitat has its origins in 1906

When a group of industrial textiles have joined forces to create an association to support the companies called Tarrasanse conditioning. In 1908, completes its facilities with a laboratory for chemical analysis-textiles, which will be the embryo of testing laboratories and research Textiles of conditioning Tarrasense (LEITAT).

Into the twenty-first century

With the relocation of textile production, LEITAT refocuses its activities to improve the competitiveness of the textile companies becoming Technological Center. The finding that a need can be is using various technologies and that a technology can be used for different needs, transforms Leitat Technological Center in a multisectoral and with a strong growth in both income and staff since 2005.

In 2015 opens the headquarters in Chile

In 2008 Leitat creates LEITAT Foundation, with the objective of expanding the promotion of R+D+i, maximize their economic impact and bet on the scientific talents. Leitat Foundation opens its headquarters in the city of Santiago de Chile in 2015.


Leitat Technological Center Group

The Group Leitat what are different entities, and that are present in the project of the Foundation Leitat Chile