Networks and alliances

Creating networks

NEIKER-Tecnalia has an extensive network of alliances and partners in its different action areas, strengthening its capacities through the exchange of knowledge and collaborative work with major institutions and international entities.
Alliances and partnerships:

  • IME Fraunhofer (Aachen; Germany)
  • Max-Planck-Institut für Züchtungsforschung (MPIZ; Cologne, Germany).
  • CSIRO (Australia) – Fusarium.
  • SCION of New Zealand – Forestry.
  • DAVIS University
  • University of Cordoba (Argentina)
  • Purdue University, Indiana USA. Behaviour and well-being.
  • University of Oviedo. Identification and production of biomolecules.
  • CReSA. Centre for Research into Animal Health IRTA-UAB.
  • IREC, Institute for Research into Hunting Resources, University of CyLM. Wildlife Health.
  • University of New Brunswick, Canada. Forest health.
  • Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic. Forest biotechnology.

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Networks and other entities: Agricultural innovation. With institutions in Chile, Argentina, Venezuela and Mexico in the areas of biotechnology and environmental technologies.

Participation in networks of excellence, technology platforms and state and international forums:

  • National Network of Biofactory Plants.
  • European Network of Genetics and Forest Biodiversity (EVOLTREE).
  • State Biomass Platform.
  • European Forestry Platform.
  • CYTED IBERPOVINOS Network: Development and transfer of technology for small and medium scale sheep production in Latin America.
  • FAO-CIHEAM Network on Sheep and Goats.
  • SEF, Spanish Society of Plant Pathology.
  • Segenetica, Spanish Society of Genetic Improvement.


  • ACLIMA Cluster of SOST-CO2 Environmental Companies
  • REMEDIA National Network
  • RAMIRAN International Network for the Use of Organic Waste
  • National Network for the Efficient Use of Nitrogen
  • Wine Technology Platform
  • Sustainable Agriculture Platform

Other Alliances:

  • AIMCRA, Spanish Association for the Improvement of Sugar Beet.
  • EFI (European Forestry Institute).
  • Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Morelos (Autonomous University of the State of Morelos).
  • University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro.
  • American Humane Association.
  • Humane Farm Animal Care.
  • INIA- Genetics.
  • INRA Toulouse, Genetics.
  • Unit for Technology in Animal Production and Health, CITA-Aragón Animal Prod Dept., University of Lleida.
  • Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Leon.
  • Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Zaragoza.
  • SERIDA – Regional Institute for Research and Agro-Food Development.
  • Instituto de Salud Carlos III (Carlos III Health Institute).


  • IAP (International Association for Paratuberculosis).
  • ANEMBE (National Association of Specialists in Bovine Medicine).
  • AVEDILA (Association of Veterinary Specialists in Laboratory Diagnosis).
  • SEOC (Spanish Sheep and Goat Society).
  • SECEM (Spanish Society for the Conservation and Study of Mammals).
  • SOCEPA (Spanish Society of Parasitology).
  • ITEA (Interprofessional Association for Agricultural Development).
  • SEM (Spanish Society of Microbiology).
  • CITA (Agri-food Research and Technology Centre).