Mission, Vision and Values


Mission, Vision and Values

  • To meet the Applied Research, Development and Innovation in IT requirements, especially the convergence of Computer Graphics and Computer Vision (Visual Computing), Data Analytics & Intelligence, Interactive Digital Media, and Language Technologies, of local companies and institutions to face new economic and social challenges, and to improve their competitiveness in a global market.

  • To promote Knowledge Generation and Transfer of our technologies, by developing prototypes of new products, and by providing new business lines in cooperation with industry, and supported by original Intellectual Property.

  • To meet excellency in scientific, technical, internal organization and client-service aspects by fulfilling highest quality standards and regulations accepted in science and industry fields.

  • To contribute to universal knowledge by Training Researchers and by publishing applied research works’ results in international journals and conferences.

  • To set alliances with strategical members (academic, applied research and industrial), both local and international, for the promotion of applied research in the net, researcher training and joint generation of knowledge.

  • To boost a professional setting of excellency and quality, that allows our staff the development of the necessary skills for teamwork and being promoters of technological change. To promote innovation in general, both in the centre, as on its way out to industry or other science/technology fields.


  • We will be acknowledged as an active, transformative and leader agent in our society in excellent applied research in our technologies, that identifies opportunities and replies to technological requirements of out productive setting, so that they become more competitive and more sustainable.
  • We will have a global and connected technological positioning, and this way we will be internationally accepted as relevant participants, even leaders, in applied research supported by networks and alliances with reference in our sector.
  • We will be respected for our professionality and our commitment to quality in the execution of R&D&i projects and to a setting that promotes training and specialization of people with a proven professional reputation, with a specific profile adapted to technological innovation settings.

Corporate values:

  • Commitment to institutional science and technology policies and the business fabric, turning applied research into value for society.
  • Research excellence.
  • Efficient response and commitment to our clients’ science and technology needs.
  • Professionalism and quality in RDI projects.
  • Efficiency in approaching and solving complex cross-disciplinary problems.
  • Open cooperation with other technology centres and universities.
  • Constant updating of our scientific and technological knowledge.
  • Teamwork and personal and professional development of our staff.
  • Excellence in staff training.