Technology Centres


GAIKER Technology Centre, a member of the Basque Research and Technology Alliance, BRTA, is dedicated to the generation of its own knowledge and the development of innovative technologies for their transfer to companies. It specialises in three fields of knowledge: Plastics and Composites, Environment and Recycling and Biotechnology. 

GAIKER has more than 35 years of corroborated experience in the fields of Recycling Technologies and Composite Materials. In these fields, it has participated in and directed numerous projects related both to the reuse, recovery and recycling of plastic materials and to the sustainability of composites and Advanced Manufacturing.

The centre has an extensive catalogue of pilot plants for the processing and recycling of plastics and composites, as well as tools for diagnosis and technical-environmental evaluation and improvement of sustainability (eco-design).