The Science Park of the University of València Established on March 9, 2009 under the provinance of the Generalitat Valenciana, the University of Valencia Science Park Foundation (FPCUV) is an organization of private, nonprofit and public interest.
The Science Park of the Universitat de València (PCUV) is an initiative aimed at strengthening links between the universitys scientific potential and the productive system, generating knowledge, fostering innovation processes, promoting the creation of science-based companies and contributing, thus, the economic and social development of our environment.
In an academic environment, together with different research centers of the University of Valencia and the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), the PCUV provides spaces and services to companies derived from university research -spin-off- and to external companies or Business R & D departments with content related to the nature of this agency for innovation, whose mission is to generate employment, wealth and welfare through the social profitability of knowledge.
The PCUV has a scientific area composed of six research institutes, two unique centers and an important infrastructure of services and equipment for research; And a business area that currently houses more than 70 young or already consolidated companies, mainly in the sectors of Biotechnology and Information and Communication Technologies (ICT).
The PCUV is part of VLC / CAMPUS. Valencia, International Campus of Excellence.
The various research institutes affiliated to this university are:
• Institute of Materials Science (ICMUV)
• Institute of Molecular Science (ICMol)
• Institute of Corpuscular Physics (IFIC)
• Astronomical Observatory of the Universitat de València (OAUV)
• Institute of Robotics and Information and Communication Technologies (IRTIC)
• Institute of Agro chemistry and Food Technology (IATA)
• Laboratory of Image Processing (LPI)
• Cavanilles Institute for Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology (ICBiBE)
The PCUV has six research institutes, four of them from the University of Valencia, one from the Higher Council of Scientific Research (CSIC) and one joint University of Valencia / CSIC. Also housed in the park is the Astronomical Observatory of the institution and the Laboratory of Image Processing (LPI). Together they form the academic area of this framework for innovation that is the Science Park. All of them stand out for their level of collaboration with companies and institutions, or for their participation in projects applied for the benefit of society.