LEITAT is a private technical institute with more than 110 years of experience in industrial innovation processes.
We transform technological and scientific results into economic and competitive value for our clients and collaborating entities. Over 1500 customers benefit from our talent, creativity and strong commitment. We bring knowledge and innovation to our customers through applied research and technical testing in the fields of chemistry, energy, environment, materials, engineering and life sciences.
Having been involved in more than 150 projects in H2020, CIP, LIFE+, FP7, JTI as coordinator and partner, LEITAT is a renowned player in European projects. The four principal business units of Applied Chemistry & Materials, Energy + Engineering, Circular Economy and Health & Biomedicine cover a broad field of sectors, technologies and applications and are supported by state-of-the-art laboratories and facilities.
LEITAT has been very active during the Covid-19 pandemia, applying its broad technological expertise for developing new solutions in collaboration with different stakeholders. The main developments were i) the first approved and industrially scalable 3D-printed emergency ventilator, ii) multiplying access to breathing equipment with 3-D printed splitters or iii) lateral flow immunochromatography.