LEITAT is a private non-profit research centre and aims to collaborate with companies and institutions by adding technological value both to products and processes, and focuses its activity on research, development and industrial innovation. Since its foundation in 1906, LEITAT has prioritised its vocation of proximity by strengthening the principles of professionalism and respect to people and environment. LEITAT takes part in many national and European projects and develops private R&D projects funded by industrial partners. The centre is focused on providing sustainable growth through the promotion of R&D&I and technology transfer, in the context of creating long lasting value for companies satisfying the constantly changing global market demands.
Amongst others, our research expertise covers the following technology areas:
Advanced Materials for vehicles
Design, Devices and Engineering
Participation in EU Projects and International Activities
ALISE (H2020-NMP-GV-2014): Advanced Lithium Sulfur battery for Electrical vehicle develops a 500 Wh/Kg stable LiS cell capable of fulfilling the expectancies from European Automotive Industry needs and positioning European Companies.
ALION (H2020-NMP-2014-two-stage): High Specific Energy Aluminium-Ion Rechargeable Decentralized Electricity Generation Sources
BASMATI (H2020-NMP-PILOTS-2014): Bringing innovAtion by Scaling up nanoMATerials and Inks for printing
MATHERO (FP7-NMP-2013-SMALL-7): New materials for highly efficient and reliable organic solar cells
3D LightTrans (FP7-NMP-2010-LARGE-4): Large scale manufacturing technology for high-performance lightweight 3D multifunctional composites.
STABLE (FP7-2012-GC-MATERIALS): Stable high-capacity lithium-Air Batteries with Long cycle life for Electric cars. It involves innovation on anode, cathode and battery electrolyte technology.
GREENUP (CIP-2010-ECO): Improvement of the recycling polyester and leather tanning processes for products focused on the accomplishment of automotive recyclable upholstery.
ELVISUSTECH (LIFE-2010-ENV): End Life Vehicles: Innovative and Sustainable Technology for Achieving European Directive Targets.
ORF4AUTO (ERA NET-2012): New organic printable materials for large scale/low cost integrated RF systems onto automotive elements