Due to the need to coordinate efforts in the field of knowledge transfer, the CERCA Institute acts as a coordination and promotion platform for the entire CERCA system.

Shared Technology Protection Fund

CERCAGÍNJOL is a patent and intellectual and industrial property protection fund unique in Spain. Created in 2016, it was initially funded by the CERCA Institute and a one-off contribution from participating centres.

The CERCA centres’ scientific infrastructures access portal

CERCAGINYS is the platform for accessing the scientific and technical infrastructures of the 41 CERCA centres.

CERCA centre companies as an extension of the perimeter of the CERCA system: unique, deep-tech companies with a long history and many success stories

The CERCA system, made up of the CERCA centres and their spin-offs, forms a single system. There are currently 180 spin-offs from CERCA centres and a further 15-20 are set up each year. 

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