Centres, departments, sections, research groups or other dependent structures of universities for the generation of scientific knowledge …
COOPERATIVE RESEARCH CENTRES (CIC)
Research entities that develop outstanding collaborative research within a strategic area of science/technology for the Basque Country.
CORE RESEARCH CENTRES OF EXCELLENCE (BERC)
Core research centres of excellence that develop their activities in areas of scientific interest for the Basque Country.
HEALTHCARE RESEARCH INSTITUTES (IIS):
Research entities based in a hospital, whose main function is to carry out translational research.
Healthcare R&D ORGANISATION:
Entities focusing on the promotion and management of
health research (biomedical, epidemiological, public health and/or healthcare services) and
MULTI-FOCAL AND SECTORAL TECHNOLOGY CENTRES
Research entities that
essentially generate, develop and transfer technology to the business sector in the Basque Autonomous Community.
BUSINESS R&D UNITS:
Research entities essentially focused on experimental development
and aimed at satisfying the R&D needs of its member companies.
INTERMEDIARY SUPPLY-DEMAND AGENTS
Entities that carry out intermediary actions between the technological supply and the business technological demand (particularly SMEs) throughout the entire R&D value chain.
SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION DISSEMINATION AGENTS:
The Science, Technology and Innovation Dissemination Agents are entities whose main function is to
promote the dissemination of knowledge to society and the transfer of knowledge between agents of the Basque Science, Technology and Innovation System.