TECNALIA Research & Innovation is the first privately funded Applied Research Centre in Spain and one of the leading such centres in Europe. With our 1,475 highly-qualified employees, a 110 million Euros turnover and a portfolio with over 4,000 clients, TECNALIA is determined to change its way of working with companies to promote the transformation of knowledge into wealth.


VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd is one of the leading research and technology organisations in Europe. Our research and innovation services give our partners, both private and public, all over the world a competitive edge. We pave the way for the future by developing new smart technologies, profitable solutions and innovation services. We create technology for business – for the benefit of society.

AMES is dedicated to the manufacturing and sales of metallic sintered parts. The headquarter is located close to Barcelona (Spain). The production plants are located in Spain, Hungary, USA and China. AMES has a worldwide sales and technical assistance network, providing service to more than 600 customers in over 50 countries. AMES is one of the top world leading companies in the sintering sector.

Exote Ltd., based in Helsinki, Finland, is specialized in R&D and production of customized advanced materials for military and industrial clients

Metso is a world leading industrial company serving the mining, aggregates, recycling, oil, gas, pulp, paper and process industries. Products range from mining and aggregates processing equipment and systems to industrial valves and controls. Our customers are supported by a broad scope of services and a global network of over 80 service centers and about 6,000 services professionals.