The Foundation for Auxiliary Technologies of Agriculture (Tecnova Foundation), was born on January 9, 2001, is a private non-profit entity, registered in the Register of Foundations of the Ministry of Social Affairs since May 25 2001, made up of more than 120 companies belonging to the industry and auxiliary services of agriculture. In March 2007 it was classified as an Technological Center of the Auxiliary Industry of Agriculture with Andalusian character by the Ministry of Innovation, Science and Business.
In June 2013, it was cataloged by the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness of Spain as a Center for Support to Technological Innovation of national character. A Technological Center that contributes value to the production, commercialization, auxiliary industry, postharvest and packaging hortofrutícola. Dynamics Interact and coordinate with companies and research centers at national and international level to give the best results. Responsibility It works with criteria of excellence preserving business interests, confidentiality and commitment. Anticipation Thanks to the accumulated experience of all its associates and technical staff, it is able to view market needs and offer quick solutions. Quality Thanks to continuous improvement in all its processes and customer satisfaction.
A Foundation Non-profit and integrated by more than 125 companies, entities and institutions related to the sectors it represents. Tecnova is the best ally you can find to boost the competitiveness of your company through continuous innovation. Mission To contribute value, promote innovation and technological development, favoring the competitiveness of the companies of the sector in an international framework, and with the collaboration of all the agents involved in the process. Vision to be a reference and supplier of technological knowledge with international projection in the technologies applied to the production of fruit and vegetables, marketing, postharvest and packaging.b Tecnova is registered: Registration of OTRI with the number 236 recognized by the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness. Register of Agents of the Andalusian System of Knowledge. Tecnova is: National Technological Center with registration number 125 accredited by the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness of Spain.
Local agent of the PIDI Network belonging to the CDTI. Adviser approved by the INNOCÁMARAS Program by the Superior Council of Chambers. Adviser approved by the Innovation Check of the Regional Government of Andalusia. Participates in the Technology Platforms: Food for Life , Biotechnology Markets. Certified: Quality management system ISO 9001. Environmental management system ISO 14001. R & D + i management system UNE 166002. Certification of research personnel. Members of Spanish Association of Sensory Analysis Professionals (AEPAS), Member of the Spanish Committee of Plastics in Agriculture CEPLA, AENOR. Tecnova coordinates the Technical Committee of Normalization AEN / CTN 76 / SC2 / GT "Greenhouses Almería", AINIA, Associated with the Network of Technological Spaces of Andalusia (RETA), Association for the Promotion of Biotechnology in the Food Industry (AFBIA), Campus of International Agri-Food Excellence (ceiA3). Association of Andalusian Foundations (AFA), Bahía Almeriport Foundation, Mediterranean Foundation of the University of Almeria, Founding Member of AEI "Association for the Competitive Improvement of the Agroindustrial Cluster", Member of AEI APREAN, "ENERGinnovación, Andalusian Cluster of Renewable Energies", Almería Science and Technology Park (PITA).