CDTI fosters the technological development and innovation of Spanish companies. CDTI employs over 300 people, three quarters of whom are engineers and graduates. Even though the bulk of the CDTI infrastructure is in Madrid, the Centre offers Spanish companies a strategic network of offices or representatives abroad, including China since 2002.
CHINEKA: SPAIN-CHINA TECHNOLOGY COOPERATION PROGRAM
Chineka promotes joint technology projects between entities from China and Spain via industrial research, technological development and innovation.
To promote the competitiveness of the Spanish and Chinese industries, fostering and supporting the execution of joint technology projects, oriented to the development and/or the adaptation of new products, processes or services, destined for the international markets
BASIC ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
Participation of, at least, one industrial entity from each country (Spain and China) in any technological area of mutual interest. The participation in the consortia of other companies or entities of both countries is allowed.
The managing entities, CDTI in Spain and TORCH in China, recognize officially, with a “Quality Label”, that the cooperation project carried out by the consortia meets the eligibility criteria. This means:
- Added value associated to the international cooperation and recognition of the technological level of participants.
- Access to funding in their respective countries according to their internal rules and regulations, without any Exchange of funds.