IPN has more than two decades of experience in innovation and technology transfer and since its creation in 1991 the company has participated in more than 200 R&TD projects in consortia or by contracts with more than 200 companies, some of those outputting patented products.
Through its certified EBN Business Incubator Centre (BIC), IPN has supported the creation and development of more than 200 tech firms, with success cases such as Critical Software, Active Space Technologies and Feedzai.
IPN has its own specialised teams and technological infrastructures dedicated to R&TD projects in multiple sectors (IT, health, space, mobility, automotive, ceramics, environment, etc.). Furthermore, IPN integrates six R&TD laboratories also offering consultancy and specialised services:
- LED&MAT – Wear, Testing and Materials
- LIS – Information technology and Systems
- LAS – Automatic and Systems
- LEC – Electroanalysis and Corrosion
- LABGEO – Geotechnical Engineering
- FITOLAB – Phytopathology
Through its business incubator and accelerator, IPN supports the creation of technological spin-offs and start-ups from the private sector and from scientific institutions, supporting fund raising, mentoring, networking, intellectual property protection, internationalization, and the connection with R&TD, among other services to entrepreneurs.
In addition, IPN provides high level continuous training services to professionals, young entrepreneurs and unemployed graduates, as well as to companies within the IPN network.