The Technology Centre of Metal-mechanical and Transport (CETEMET) was founded in 2007 as a non for profit foundation. The centre is managed by a private foundation made up by 20 entities including companies in the metal-mechanical and transport sectors, public bodies, savings banks, , universities and business associations. Our mission is to strengthen our role as a technology, smart business and advance infrastructure centre, performing as an accelerator within competitive sectors in the metal-mechanical and transport industries in Andalusia.
CETEMET aims at fostering economic development in Andalusia by means of promoting and improving innovation in companies within the metal-mechanical and transport industries (a paramount sector in Andalusia). The centre focuses on promotion and technology development in two core ideas: technology services and R&D&i projects.
CETEMET is certified as a Technology Centre at regional level, with registry No. AC0051CT in the Registry of Agents of Knowledge System in Andalusia, set by the regional ministry of Economy, Innovation and Science, by Order 18 September 2006. The Centre is also certified as a National Technology Centre by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation, entry No. 108 in the Public Registry of Technology Centres and Centres promoting technology and innovation, according to Spanish Royal Decree 2093/2008 of 19 December.
CETEMET has implemented a quality system with the following granted certifications:
At regional level, CETEMET is also certified as a: