• Dr. Aníbal Ollero, awarded 2019 Rei Jaume I Prize in New Technologies

    Dr. Aníbal Ollero, Systems Engineering and Automatics department Profesor (Seville University) and FADA Scientific Advisor, has been selected to receive the 2018 Rei Jaume I Prize – Category: New Technologies.

    Established in 1989, the Jaume I awards are funded by the Government of Valencia and the Valencian Foundation for Advanced Studies (FVEA). The award is given annually to six researchers for their contributions in the areas of General Research, Medical Research, Environmental Protection, New Technologies, Urban Studies, and Economics. Recipients are chosen by a distinguished committee of academics and researchers, which included 19 Nobel Laureates this year.

  • Dr. Fernando Lasagni, International Award “Georg-Sachs-Preis 2018”

    Dr. Fernando Lasagni (CTO – Materials & Processes) has been awarded with the prestigious Georg Sachs Prize. With this prize (delivered each year by the German Society of Materials –DGM ), the scientific work of a relevant researcher is honoured in the field of materials science and engineering. The prize award ceremony took place last September 2018 during the DGM-Tag (day) in Darmstadt, Germany.

  • Overall Winner of the Innovation Radar Prize 201

    Innovation Radar Prize 2017- Industrial & Enabling Tech. 

    CATEC has won the prestigious 2017 Innovation Radar Prize, an initiative promoted by the European Commission with the aim of promoting innovations from all over Europe that present a high potential for its later application in the market. CATEC has achieved this recognition thanks to the development of a new pioneering worldwide technology that allows the use of aerial robots and small unmanned aircraft, popularly known as drones, that will be used to perform industrial inspections that require contact. This technology, called AEROX, was selected in the final phase of a contest in which 48 of the best EU-funded innovations have participated.

  • EU Drones Award 2017

    Category: Best “Drone-Based Solution”  

  • CATEC, European leader in Additive Manufacturing

    The Advanced Center or Aerospace Technologies (CATEC) has become one of the European leader in the development of additive manufactured applications for space and aeronautics, including hardware for critical or secondary structures as:

    Full AM clampband system for Ariane5 launcher.

    Load carrying structure for large telecom satellite (flight parts).

    Secondary structure for CHEOPS satellite (flight parts).

    Antenna for PROBA3 satellite (flight part).

    Flap fittings for RACER helicopter (flight parts).

    Several military and commercial aircraft parts (C295, A400M, A320neo, etc.).

  • HÉLICE Award 2017

    CATEC has received the Innovation Development award at the I edition of the HÉLICE Awards.

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  • Research, Innovation, Development and Enterprise Award 2017 - Academy of Social Sciences and Environment of Andalusia

    The Academy of Social Sciences and Environment of Andalusia, with the sponsorship of the Andalusian Council of Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Navigation and the Confederation of Businessmen of Andalusia give this award to CATEC, in its seventh edition - Category: " Research Center ".

    These awards acknowledge and distinguish those entities and institutions that enable the contribution to innovation and technological development.

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  • Antonio Torres R&D Award 2017

    CATEC has been awarded the "Antonio Torres" R&D Award, a prestigious award granted by the public company ISDEFE (Ingeniería de Sistemas para la Defensa de España), belonging to the Ministry of Defense of Spain, within the framework of the National Congress of R&D in Defense and Security (DESEi + d). 

    This recognition has been granted to Miguel Ángel Trujillo, Head of Autonomous Systems unit, along with his co-authors, Dr. Antidio Viguria, CTO Avionics & Systems, Dr. Aníbal Ollero, Scientific Advisor and Raúl Cano, for the development of the first air robot with arms capable of performing complex manipulations.

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  • MBZIRC ROBOTIC CHALLENGE - “Mohamed Bin Zayed  International Robotics Challenge” 2016

    CATEC achieved the 5th best result in Challenge 1: requires an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to locate, track and land on top of a moving ground vehicle.