FUNDACIÓN TECNALIA  RESEARCH & INNOVATION  is a private, independent, non-profit research organisation. Legally a non-profit Foundation, TECNALIA is the leading private and independent research and technology organisation in Spain and one of the largest in Europe, employing more than 1,300 people (164 PhDs) and income of 102 Million € in 2013.

TECNALIA operates in the following market sectors: Sustainable Construction, Energy and Environment, Innovation and Societies, Industry and Transport, ICT and Health and Quality of Life. TECNALIA has a strong market orientation aiming at achieving major impacts in economic terms, by means of innovation and technological development.

Role in the project

Tecnalia´ s main task is the global coordination of the project. Tecnalia is the leader of Work Package 1: Project Management.

It will also participate in several Work Packages as expert on strategic urban planning and energy efficiency and on ICT tools for city management, mainly in the CIOP’s data model and the 3D multiplatform GUI.