FAGOR EDERLAN is as a private company dedicated to the manufacture of components for the automotive sector. It is one of the main Spanish foundries, which understands innovation as the key for development and has vast experience in RTD projects.

TECNALIA Research & Innovation is the first privately funded Applied Research Centre in Spain and one of the leading such centres in Europe. With our 1,434 highly-qualified employees, a 100 million Euros turnover and a portfolio with over 4,000 clients, TECNALIA is determined to change its way of working with companies to promote the transformation of knowledge into wealth.

Rauschert Italia is a member of the German group Rauschert (, an independent technology company with 1.200 employees in 14 countries (mainly Europe, Asia and North America) and a yearly turnover of € 100 Mio. With more than 115 years of experience in the ceramic industry, we see ourselves as problem solver for the industry, offering a broad range of products and services.

Groupe Renault has been making cars since 1898. Today it is an international multi-brand group, selling more than 2.7 million vehicles in 125 countries in 2014, with 36 manufacturing sites, and employing more than 117,000 people. To meet the major technological challenges of the future and continue its strategy of profitable growth, the Group is harnessing its international development and the complementary fit of its three brands, Renault, Dacia and Renault Samsung Motors, together with electric vehicles, the Alliance with Nissan, and its partnerships with AVTOVAZ and Daimler. With 12 world championship titles in Formula 1 and a participation in Formula E, Renault sees motorsport as a vector of innovation, image and awareness.

FerroČrtalič has been devoted to the field of Surface Treatment Technologies for already three generations, which all together contributed to more than 50-years of experiences in providing technological solutions in sandblasting and industrial surface cleaning technologies. The company FerroČrtalič specializes in engineering complete custom made solutions for unique and most demanding challenges in the surface treatment industry.