One of the most important lines of work of the association is promoting de collaboration between parks, their enterprises and other organizations. APTE has a Technicians Network, consists of 41 parks and managed by de coordinating unit, that accomplishes this mission.
During 2011 this Network is carrying out two projects. The first one promotes the cooperation between parks enterprises and R&D organizations. (R&D Experts Network Project together with Ministry of Science and Innovation). The second one tries to increase the innovative element in the enterprises located in trading states. (COPIT Project together with Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Trade).
R&D Experts Network Project
The objective of this project, in which Ministry of Science and Innovation and APTE work together, is promoting knowledge and technology transfer in the science-technology-enterprise system. Five actions will be carried out in this project:
COPIT Project (Cooperation program between Trading states and Technology Parks)
The objective of this program is increasing the competitiveness and the business opportunities of enterprises located in technology parks and trading states by a cooperation program. The Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Trade, EOI Foundation, APTE, Spanish Coordinating Committee of Trading states (CEPE) and ENISA participate in this program.
Four actions will be carried out in this project
The Technicians Network has a web site where organizations can publish technology offers and demands and look for Partners.