The main objective of the Technological and Industrial Center of Extremadura Foundation, CETIEX, is to create a private technological center in Extremadura that born with a clear vocation at regional and national level.

It is an horizontal center, and its main objective is to realize activities of research and technological development and technological services to SMEs, particularly in the improvements and industrial production area.

The center offers the following services: Technical assistance in the areas of quality, organization of production, information technology, industrial safety and environment; Analysis, testing and calibrations; production engineering, RTD projects for companies; economic intelligence surveillance technology and market to provide business in a particular sector of detailed an updated information on technological developments and business tree; preparation of studies and projects for the management of information resources and the implementation of appropriate systems in the exploitation; industrial design and training.

Since its creation, the mission of Fundecyt has been to act as a bridge between Company, University and Society, to establish communication channels and collaboration between these groups. In this way, Fundecyt hopes to contribute to the improvement of their performance environment, wealth creation and towards the integral development of the Autonomous Region of Extremadura. Despite its short existence, the activity of the Foundation is very intense and has always been distinguished by being in the forefront of technological innovation, heading the changes, past and present, that have transformed our region.

innovate is a research and training organization in Ireland, focused on developing state of the art customized programmes and initiatives for organizations and universities. It has much experience in equipping clients with lifelong learning skills and tools. Programme content is delivered through open workshops, face to face facilitation as well as web enabled distance learning techniques. Its main activities are: diagnosis, assessment and prioritization of key stakeholder needs and requirements, determining learning outcomes, undertaking state of the art research and analysis, development of frameworks, methodologies as well as supporting tools and mechanisms and development and deployment of course curricula and learning material. innovate has helped many organizations both multinational and SMEs to design, develop and deploy best practice processes and systems.

KRIC is non profit organization that was established in 2003 with key persons from the University's Innovation Center. Today there are 5 people working in KRIC, all having high education and experience in project management. KRIC is involved in national and international projects supporting entrepreneurship, innovation, knowledge transfer, thus trying to enhance the competitiveness of business, SMEs especially. Vocational training and non formal education of adults is one of main activities to support the goal. KRIC has a wide network of customers; close contacts with universities and training institutions and organizes various seminars on regular basis. Wide knowledge and good practice dissemination actions are performed to form lifelong learning oriented business culture among entrepreneurs.

Xlab is an R&D company with a strong research background in the fields of distributed systems, GRID computing and peer-to-peer networks. The results of the R&D activities are reflected in the advanced online collaboration software, and sophisticated medical imaging solutions. The company's product line named ISL Online is placed at the very top of the online collaboration solutions. The ISL Online products enjoy a reputation of being extremely easy to use, technologically superior, secure, and above all, affordable, have built up an international presence and are now being used in thousands of companies worldwide. Besides, with a 3D imaging application, a 3D Virtual Colonoscopy software, and a complete solution for imaging in nuclear medicine, Xlab is also strongly present in the medical imaging market.

X-Panel Ltd is a private business consulting and training company with the main office in Larnaca, Cyprus. We aim to contribute to the development of Cyprus economy by promoting and supporting innovation, entrepreneurship and cooperation.

X-Panel stands for a panel of experts that joined their expertise in order to develop and offer full support to SMEs wishing to fully realize their innovation potential and improve business performance.

We offer customized business development solutions that combine:

X-Panel Ltd is based on extensive experience in the fields of innovation and entrepreneurship support. The main areas of our expertise: business strategy, quality and standards, innovation management, process design and management, project management, network and cluster development and management.

The core team of the company is made of experts that have previously worked on over 30 European (Leonardo da Vinci, FP5, FP6, Equal) and many national projects that focused on various forms of support to SMEs and other actors of the business and research communities.

Some of the EU projects the members of our team were involved in:

We believe that our experience and commitment to quality and innovation allows offering high value services to local organisations and reliable cooperation in international projects.

The University of Nottingham shares many of the characteristics of the world’s great universities. However, we are distinct not only in our key strengths but in how our many strengths combine: we are financially secure, campus based and comprehensive; we are research-led and recruit top students and staff from around the world; we are committed to internationalising all our core activities so our students can have a valuable and enjoyable experience that prepares them well for the rest of their intellectual, professional and personal lives.