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.

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Plan to boost Knowledge transfer and Innovation in Social Sciences and Humanitites

The plan is addressed to the seven CERCAs of this area and aims to identify the challenges, share good international practices, and design an action plan that will be developed during 2024.

Collaborating in the development of scientific infrastructures.

Call “CERCAGINYS III” to collaborate in the development of scientific infrastructures to be acquired as cooperative equipments and infraestructures among reserach centres.

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 207 spin-offs from CERCA centres and a further 15-20 are set up each year. 

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