The Instituto Andaluz de Tecnología (IAT, Andalusian Institute of Technology) is a Technological Centre of Engineering and Knowledge Management established as a non-profit private foundation, recognized as being of public interest. IAT acts under strictly professional criteria, providing Knowledge Intensive Services and developing its own technology.
Its mission is to assist companies and institutions in improving their results while making them sustainable, providing them Value by using innovative solutions. IAT generates its own technology through Research, Development and Innovation processes, and will also provide Knowledge-Intensive Services, in order to become a reference among other Technological Centres in Engineering and Knowledge Management at a worldwide level. It aims to meet the needs and expectations of its Interest Groups: employers, clients, people from the organisation, stakeholders and the social environment.
The services and products of IAT are distributed in four main activity lines:
- Training and Development of the human resources
- Assessment and Improvement of Products and Services
- Planning and Studies
- R&D&i Management
The results of R&D projects, together with the experience and capacity for learning, assimilating and transfer of new scientific and technical knowledge, support the services offered by IAT in the following areas of specialization:
- Advanced management systems
- Regional development / Regional innovation systems
- Innovation and Creativity
- Knowledge management
- People development
- Processes improvement
- Product improvement
- Industrial design