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ATEKNEA ALBA ULTRASOUND MICROTEC MANIPULACIONS DE FUSTA BSW TIMBER TUM INCAFUST CENTRE FOR ULTRASONIC ENGINEERING

ATEKNEA

Ateknea Solutions brings together four research and innovation companies operating at a European level for over 15 years. The group will pool the expertise and know-how of more than 130 professionals working in Barcelona, Brussels, Budapest, Kraków and Valetta. Its goal is to gain faster access to new sectors and markets, and to innovate within a cosmopolitan and technologically advanced context. Ateknea Solutions aims to assist European SMEs in transforming their innovative ideas into marketable products and services crucial for their success. Ateknea offers tailor-made services for innovation, with expertise covering a wide range of engineering and scientific areas.

www.ateknea.com

ATEKNEA

Ateknea Solutions brings together four research and innovation companies operating at a European level for over 15 years. The group will pool the expertise and know-how of more than 130 professionals working in Barcelona, Brussels, Budapest, Kraków and Valetta. Its goal is to gain faster access to new sectors and markets, and to innovate within a cosmopolitan and technologically advanced context. Ateknea Solutions aims to assist European SMEs in transforming their innovative ideas into marketable products and services crucial for their success. Ateknea offers tailor-made services for innovation, with expertise covering a wide range of engineering and scientific areas.

www.ateknea.com

ALBA ULTRASOUND

Alba Ultrasound was founded in 2001 and specialises on the bespoke manufacture of ultrasonic transducers. The principal market is in underwater sonar, with other sectors in non-destructive evaluation and ultrasonic process control. In 2012 the Company received a Queen’s Award for its outstanding innovations in the field of ultrasonic array transducers. These are multiple sensor devices which generate and detect ultrasound which is sound energy with a pitch beyond the audible range of the human ear.

www.albaultrasound.com

MICROTEC

MiCROTEC is the technology leader in the field of opto-electronics for the timber processing industry and has been setting the standards in this market since 1980. Quite simply, there is no cycle in timber processing that cannot be rationalised, improved and speeded up with systems from MiCROTEC. The company’s exclusive focus and specialisation on timber and its processing have meant that MiCROTEC now dictates the direction that everybody else follows in this market.

www.microtec.eu

MANIPULACIONS DE FUSTA

Manipulacions de Fusta S.L., is a company founded in 1996, and is structured into different sections: packaging, wooden structures and carpentry. The packaging section has a permanent stock for our customers. The carpentry section also works on requests with the possibility to provide the customer the installation of the demands on site. And in the section of wooden structures, where also tailor made requests are accepted as the customer demands, there is a possibility to apply 3D designs and install the structures.

www.mdefusta.com

BSW TIMBER

BSW Timber is the UK’s largest sawmilling business with six sawmills in the UK and one in Latvia. Our two industry leading brands: Easy and Timeless Timber are distributed throughout the construction, fencing, decking, sleeper and pallet and packaging sectors. Our sales and technical teams are there to support the client, they know their timber and have the systems at their fingertips to get the information quickly and efficiently. Naturally, we source our wood from well-managed FSC® certified forests and do everything possible to ensure our operations have the smallest impact upon the environment.

www.bsw.co.uk

TUM

Technische Universität München (TUM) is one of Europe’s top universities. It is committed to excellence in research and teaching, interdisciplinary education and the active promotion of promising young scientists. The university also forges strong links with companies and scientific institutions across the world. TUM was one of the first universities in Germany to be named a University of Excellence. In the international Shanghai Ranking (ARWU), TUM was rated the number one German university both in 2011 and 2012.

www.tum.de

INCAFUST

The Catalan Institute of Wood (INCAFUST) is a nonprofit private organization that has the aim to promote and develop wood acknowledgement as material, and con-tribute to improve the competitiveness, innovation promotion and productivity increment of the Catalan timber industry as well. The institute’s main aim is to assist enter-prises, organitzations and institutions by helping them on research, technological services, technology and knowledge trans-ference and education.

www.incafust.org

CENTRE FOR ULTRASONIC ENGINEERING

The Centre for Ultrasonic Engineering (CUE) is globally unique with an unparalleled range of facilities and expertise. CUE addresses markets in underwater sonar, biomedical imaging and therapy, non-destructive testing and industrial process ultrasound. Over the past 30 years, CUE has achieved an international reputation, founded primarily on the modelling and design of transducer and array systems for sonar, non-destructive evaluation (NDE) and robotics, biomedical and industrial processing applications, air coupled ultrasound, bioacoustics and novel transducer design.

www.strath.ac.uk

UE FP7-SME-2012-315351 Rss Seven Framework Programme