The Alava Technology Park: Development and Innovation in the Basque CountryCreated on 2012/2/18 | Update 2012/3/5 | 448 reads
The Alava Technology Park is a reference environment regarding Research, Development and Innovation in the Basque Country, with a high flow of innovating companies devoting more than 10% of their investment to R&D&I, as well as an outstanding scientific-technological community integrated by researchers of Technology Centres, corporate R&D Units and R&D&I coordination agents.
Likewise, the Management Company of the Alava Technology Park actively promotes R&D&I in its environment through different activities: creation of inter-corporate relations and collaborations, promotion of technology and knowledge transfer, diffusion of technology and innovation culture, support to enterprising activities and creation of new technology-based companies, as well as the management of aids for R&D projects of the entities of the Park.
In short, the Alava Technology Park has become an essential structure for the renovation and diversification of production activity, offering the necessary supports for positioning technology projects and having a decisive contribution to the technological progress and to the economic development of the territory.
Founded in 1992, the Technology Park of Álava is a bet of the of the Basque Public Administration (Basque Government, provincial Council of Álava and Town Council of Vitoria-Gasteiz) with the aim to diversify the Basque business network towards the company of the future, promoting the following features in the same environment:
- The unbeatable geographic location –at the best communication node with the roads N-1, N-240, the Vitoria/Eibar highway, the highway to Bilbao and the Airport– makes the Alava Technology Park a strategic place for corporate implementation and development.
- The Technology Park shows an avant-garde urban development, with a low-density building that allows combining landscaped and clean surroundings with an innovative and technological corporate development. The Park is made of corporate units in different and complementary technology sectors providing the perfect setting for innovation. Moreover, the Park is equipped with the most appropriate services for the companies, regarding safety, security, communication networks, and transport and congress organisation.
- The Alava Technology Park houses the CEIA (Centre of Companies and Innovation of Alava), as well as the Food Industry Campus of Arkaute.
Parque Tecnológico de Álava
C/ Hermanos Lumiere, 11.
01510 Miñano Mayor
Álava PAIS VASCO
Phone +34 945 010 055
Fax +34 945 298 034
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