The Galician Automotive Technological Centre – CTAG – is a non profit private entity created to offer advanced technological solutions to the automobile sector. The centre has a high level human team with a great customer commitment and modern facilities equipped with the ultimate technology. All of this designed to offer the best service to our customers.
CTAG supports the enterprises of the automotive industry with its own resources, its capacities and its know-how to reinforce the R&D&i activity of its customers, either to develop new products and processes or through the re-engineering of the already existing ones.
CTAG offers the possibility to bring support from the global project managing until the collaboration in the development.
At the same time, CTAG has defined its own research lines, searching to move forward to market needs and offer better services to its customers.
In every R&D service, CTAG brings the necessary assessment to participate in funding programmes supported by local, regional, national or European public organizations.

Address: Polígono A Granxa, parcela 249-250, 36400 O Porriño. Spain
Contact: Alberto Tielas, imain researcher in GreenMotion. Team Manager of the Plastic Product/Process Area at CTAG.
Mail: Phone: +34 986 900 300


The Innovation and Technological Service Centre of Wood (CIS-Madeira) is a public organism at the service of Galician wood industry. Through its technological activities, CIS-Madeira aims to inspire a transformation in the sector, helping to improve the enterprises’ competitive position, to bring a best exploitation of forest resources and a wider application and product quality.
The technical human team is integrated by PhDs, MSc and other highly qualified experts, covering several disciplines such as forest engineering, architecture, industrial engineering, etc.
CIS-Madeira carries out applied research projects developing research agreements with enterprises to execute specific activities. The centre also offers a wide range of technical assistance services, mainly oriented to the materials and products quality control, process re-engineering and technical assessment in wood construction (building design, rehabilitation works, etc.)
Address: Avda. de Galicia nº 5 – Parque Tecnolóxico de Galicia – 32901 – San Cibrao das Viñas – Ourense – Spain.
Contact: Francisco Pedras Saavedra – CIS-Madeira technician
Mail: – Phone: +34 988 368152


PIEP (Pólo de Inovação em Engenharia de Polímeros) is a private non-profit R&D organization providing consultancy, materials development, product and processing technology development, as well as testing services, with up to date scientific knowledge, ensuring the best and innovative problem-solving approaches to industry’s innovation challenges and needs I the polymer engineering domain. Its state-of-the-art facilities offer extensive capabilities for polymer characterization and testing (mechanical, thermal, rheological, chemical and thermo-physical), thermoplastics processing (injection moulding and extrusion technologies), thermoset processing (vacuum infusion and light RTM), as well as advanced computational modeling tools for design and simulation.

Address: Universidade do Minho, Campus de Azurém, 4800-058 Guimarães – Portugal
Contact: Ana Rita Campos – PIEPs Assistant Managing-Director
Phone: +351 253510050