• Railway safety through predictive maintenance

    The SIA European project, coordinated by Ceit-IK4, links prognostic information from rail wheels, pantographs and overhead lines

  • A project developed at Ceit-IK4 will detect lung cancer through a simple test

    The INDICATE project promises to revolutionize diagnostic systems for lung cancer  

  • 35 years developing TECHNICAL SOLUTIONS for companies

    A private non-profit research center with​ ​over 250 employees, including 120 PhDs; we develop R&D projects

  • Close to the needs of INDUSTRY

    Continuous collaboration for more than a decade with top firms such as INTEL, ARCELOR MITTAL, CAF and ITP.

  • From SCIENCE to the market

    CEIT-IK4 has created 16 spin-offs based on technology development, employing more than 300 people. Four of them have been bought by companies on the NASDAQ, NYSE, PAR and MADX.  

  • EXCELLENCE in scientific activity

    Over the last 5 years, there have been more than 150 PhD Thesis defended, 400 papers presented at international congresses and 350 articles published in scientific journals.  

  • INTERNATIONAL collaboration

    Partnership with companies, research centers and
    universities from more than 20 countries. Ceit-IK4 has participated
    in 66 European-funded projects, 12 of which we have coordinated.

Our areas of research

We are passionate about innovation, both in our products and our areas of research.

News & events


  • CircRural4.0

    The aim is to bring resource recovery to rural areas

  • Railsand

    The design of a new track type and train wheels for high abrasion conditions


    Development of the complete workflow for producing and using a novel nanomodified Ti-based alloy for additive manufacturing in special applications


    Manufacturing of aircraft parts without machining.