We are among the European technology centers with the largest corporate social base, with more than 700 associated companies in the food, packaging, chemical, cosmetics, energy, environmental and pharmaceutical sectors. In AINIA we work to boost the competitiveness of companies through innovation. Our areas of expertise are: Food of the Future; Food Quality and Safety; Health and Wellness; Green Transition; Industrial Production; Chemistry, Microbiology, Packaging Laboratories; Digital Transformation; Consumer and Market; Legislation and Regulation.
Tailor-made advice of public (EU/national/regional) and private (such as banking products) funding opportunities, also considering mixed solutions for digital technology projects in industry.
Feasibility study for participation in collaborative R&D projects to support the transformation of innovative ideas into demonstrable concepts. Includes support for the creation of consortia and administrative and technical assistance for the preparation of funding proposals.
Elaboration of an agenda of digital challenges, covering sectors and technologies, focused on the needs of SMEs and public administrations, to set up strategic activities of InnDIH. This agenda will allow companies and/or entities to keep up-to-date of the latest trends.
Access to innovation spaces to foster cooperation and the exchange of ideas among innovators and relevant actors for the implementation of new services and products based on digital technologies.
Establishing links between suppliers, clients, business support systems, funding sources, technology institutes, etc. Through the EDIH partner networks. Specific events for SMEs, brokering events and information days in collaboration with the EEN.
Assessment, advice, and organisational diagnosis of the company’s degrees of readiness for the adoption of digital technologies to face the challenges of the coming years. Creation of digital transformation plans to achieve the necessary maturity and assessments of the technological readiness of products or services.
Access to competence centres for individual/collaborative R&D projects with the objective of applying digital technology innovation to develop new products/services or improve existing ones. Access to design, technologies and solutions for new digitalisation products/services, from TRL4 to TRL7-8. Validation in the lab and with real customers. Textile sensing technologies, AI for data analysis and image processing, digital twin, VR and hearing, to pre-clinical and clinical testing.
Training in digital technologies is a key tool for keeping up-to-date in today’s world and being able to take full advantage of the opportunities offered by the digital era. In the digital sphere, it is increasingly essential to have knowledge of different technological areas, such as Machine Learning, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence (AI), Big Data, HPC…
The Demonstrators are spaces provided by each center to show application examples and prototypes of the Technologies.
Access the infrastructures that each member makes available to companies and other centers related to each technology.