We are the authorised representatives of the centres on issues of common interest towards the key public and private agents of the Innovation System.
We collaborate with different public and private organizations to promote R&D&i in the Valencian Community
The Generalitat Valenciana (Government of the Valencian Community)
Promoting R&D&I actions and projects through the Ministry of Sustainable Economy, Productive Sectors, Trade and Labour and the Valencian Institute of Business Competitiveness (IVACE). We have also worked on projects with the Ministry of Finance and Public Administration, the Ministry of Presidency, and with the Patent Office of the Valencian Community.
The Cortes Valencianas (The Valencian Parliament)
The deputies of the Committee of Industry of the Valencian Parliament are visiting our technological centres to get acquainted with the Valencian model of a Technological Institute and the activities of the centres offered to SMEs, as well as its technological infrastructure.
The Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness
REDIT participates, within the framework of the collaboration agreement with the Centre for Industrial Technological Development (CDTI), in the organization of conferences and workshops on various topics to report on the calls for national and European support for R&D&i. In addition, we have coordinated the organization of regional Strategic Forums on the main themes of H2020, in which the most representative agents of the Valencian Innovation System have participated. Their objective is to influence the R&D&i work programs of the European framework program for the years to come, by proposing and debating on the incorporation of new research projects.
Business organizations and Chambers of Commerce
REDIT has active communication channels with the main regional business organizations, such as the Valencian Business Confederation (CEV) and the Valencian Business Association (AVE). The Network is a member of the Innovation Advisory Council and the Technical Commission of Innovation of the CEV. In addition, REDIT maintains a constant dialogue with the Chamber of Commerce of Valencia and the Superior Council of Chambers. Accordingly, REDIT, CEV and AVE organize joint workshops, in which other organizations like IVACE and CDTI also participate.
REDIT collaborates with the City Council of Valencia through the Inndea Foundation, which aims to contribute to the development of the strategy of Valencia as a city of innovation.
At national level, REDIT has a constant collaboration with the Federation of Technological Centres of Spain (FEDIT), as the main defender towards the different Ministries and agencies of the General State Administration of the role of Technology Centres in Spain. In addition, the two entities collaborate in the joint dissemination of their activities through different channels.
CSIC and universities
REDIT maintains a constant collaboration with all public Universities and with the Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC).
Institute of Health Research La Fe
Since 2014, the Network has a collaboration agreement with the Health Research Institute (IIS) La Fe. Within the framework of this initiative, the two organizations are working on the development of joint proposals for the preparation of European projects.
Since 2015, REDIT has a line of collaboration with the INCLIVA Health Research Institute of the Clinical University Hospital of Valencia.