CITEEC What is CITEEC?

Welcome to CITEEC

The Centro de Innovación Tecnolóxica en Edificación e Enxeñería Civil (CITEEC), directly linked to Universidade da Coruña, was created in 2000 (inaugurated on June the 6th, 2000) with the purpose of improving investigation and research in the field of construction, specifically civil engineering, always from an experimental analysis approach. The CITEEC develops three key areas of activity, coinciding with the three pillars of university research:

  • Promotion of basic research: Conducting studies to expand knowledge in all fields related to civil engineering. The realization of doctoral theses and degree dissertations is the mechanism that promotes this kind of research, closely linked to the university departments.
  • Applied research: Using any of the usual mechanisms for raising funds for research (Autonomous Region government, Ministry for Science and Education, EU), the CITEEC serves as a support for research projects in collaboration with companies and agencies.
  • Consultancy to companies and institutions: The CITEEC is a very remarkable framework, unique in the Autonomous Region of Galicia, available to businesses and intitutions through cooperation agreements to support the implementation of projects or activities that require physical model studies, or infrastructure studies in detail.

The center currently has ten areas of activity, represented by these laboratories: