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    • 3 main buildings plus auxiliary premises

CIDETEC´s activities are mainly held in three headquarters: a main building where the general services and Energy Storage activities are located, a second one for the Nanomedicine institute and a third, brand new building for Surface Engineering activities that will turn CIDETEC into one of the key centres in Europe aimed specifically at this technological area.


    Surface engineering institute


    Nanomedicine institute


    Energy Storage institute

State-of-the-art equipment and technologies that allow CIDETEC to approach the entire value chain, from the generation of new knowledge all the way up to industrial scale-up.


One of the most advanced laboratories in Europe for the characterization of materials for energy and a pilot plant for the integral manufacturing of batteries.


Equipment for synthesizing, characterizing and processing of advanced polymers and composites.


150 m2 of classified rooms prepared for the manufacturing of products for the biopharmaceutical sector in accordance with GMP standards.


Pilot plants for the application of coatings and advanced equipment for the characterization of surfaces.


CIDETEC is located in the Basque Country, one of the regions with the highest rates of progress and well-being standards in Europe and characterized by a solid industrial tradition that currently represents a quarter of its productive endeavour. It also counts on a self-government system that allows it to establish its own economic and fiscal policies.

30,459 €

GDP per capita (119 EU28=100)


Industrial GDP (EU28=19,3%)


Productivity per employed person EU28=100


Exports to GDP ration


R&D expenditure on GDP (INE)


Human Development Index