CDTI is a public business entity under the Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Commerce. Among its competencies, the management of national and international R&D programmes is to be highlighted.

Besides this, CDTI finances R&D projects developed by Spanish companies and performs evaluation of calls of national R&D programmes.In the European Union R&D Programmes Department we carry out the management of the ten Themes of the Cooperation part of the Seventh Framework Programme, plus the SME Programme of the Capacities part, performing as NCP and as a National Delegates in all the management committees.CDTI’s qualification for the project: CDTI has also participated in other European Projects such as idealfit, ideal-ist, Idealist-5fp, Idealist34, Idealist-7fp and ECLAIR, in the IST/ICT domain, COOREERS in NMP, and different ERA-Nets as ERA-SME and HigroSME.

CDTI’s support activities at national level: Established in 1977, CDTI mission is:- To increase technological competitiveness of Spanish companies.- To implement the technology policy of the Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Commerce.The activities developed to achieve the above objectives can be summarized as follows:- Financing of R&D projects carried out by Spanish companies.- Management of international programmes (Seventh Framework Programme with NCPs in all Themes, previous Framework Programmes, ESA, EUREKA, CERN, ESRF): dissemination of documents and information, advice on documentation, evaluation of calls, attendance to Programme Committees, technology promotion and transfer.



Calle Cid 4, 28001 Madrid, Spain



The National Contact Point for Space in Spain is Mrs. Paloma Dorado, Tel: +34 91 581 55 66,



INTA is a Public Research Establishment attached to the Spanish Ministry of Defence; a Non-Profit Organisation specialized in Technological Research and Development in the fields of Space Aeronautics; Nautical and Security & Defence.

INTA’s main technological center is located at Torrejón de Ardoz, near Madrid. There are other centers in Madrid, Galicia, Granada, Huelva and Space Stations in Avila and Canary Islands.

INTA’s staff is comprised of over 1500 individuals, of whom approximately a 1000 are dedicated to R+D activities. Furthermore, INTA has representatives in Europe such as Seconded National Experts.

More than 45 projects have been funded by the FP7 with INTA participation, 8 of them belonging to Space ( e.g. ARCHES, AstRoMap, GENIUS, MASE, MOONWALK, NORS, PBSA and RITD.

Within H2020 INTA participates in 2 projects: IODISPLAY (In Orbit Demonstration Service Missions Portfolio) and Odisseus II (Youth for Space Challenge).


Carretera de Ajalvir Km.4 , 28850 Torrejón de Ardoz (Madrid), Spain


The National Contact Point for Space in INTA is Ms. Ainara Ripa-Centeno, Tel: +34 91 520 20 04 (ripaca(at)inta(dot)es)