Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI)

Who are they?

The Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology, E.P.E. (CDTI) is a Spanish public organisation under the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities, whose objective is to help Spanish companies to enhance their technological profile. In order to achieve this goal, CDTI develops several activities such as the funding of RTD projects and supporting Spanish entities in their international technological activities. CDTI manages the Spanish participation in several international programmes for technological cooperation (including EUREKA and Eurostars) and have a strategic network of offices and delegates abroad, (Japan, Belgium, Brazil, Korea, Chile, Morocco, China, India and Mexico) which facilitate the participation of Spanish companies in technological cooperation projects. CDTI also hosts several delegates at programme committees and national contact points (NCP) for the HORIZON 2020 Programme of the EU, among others for the area of “Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research and the bioeconomy”.

How are they involved in SUSFOOD?
CDTI is member of the Executive Committee, as lead beneficiary of Work Package 3 Evaluation and Selection of Proposals.
Besides, CDTI is the funding agency of three Spanish companies which participate in two of the transnational research projects selected through the call of 2017: ProSeaFood Innovative processing of seaweed for novel, healthy food products and ingredients and SPAREC Sustainable Processing of Agrofood Residues to Elicitors and Chemicals.

Who is involved: Marina Sopeña