The Fundacion para el Fomento de la Innovación Industrial (F2I2) is a private Foundation, which has been created by the Polytechnic University of Madrid through its rectorate, in collaboration with the Ministry of Industry and Energy, at the request of the E.T.S. of Industrial Engineers of said University. It was registered in the register of Private Teaching Foundations on July 8, 1993. It is a private entity created by public, non-profit organisation.
The foundation pursues the development of general interest, educational, research and cultural purposes, specifically:
- Educational purposes that contribute to the presentation of high-level professionals, with broad capabilities to generate, integrate and apply business, technological and scientific knowledge in the industrial field, contributing to the economic and environmental development of society.
- Research purposes that promote the development and investigation of technologies that indicate the social welfare of the community and above all, in all aspects that refer to the improvement and verification of the quality or safety of industrial products, especially those characteristics that most directly affect to the quality of life and safety of users.
- Purposes of a cultural nature, aimed at promoting and disseminating artistic, musical and literary manifestations.
To achieve its goals, the activity of the Foundation is specified in carrying out research and development work, tests, calibrations, advice, certification, inspection, expert reports and studies, training, in a large number of scientific and technical areas.
To unleash its activity, the Foundation has a large number of professionals of recognized prestige, adequate facilities and equipment framed in the different Laboratories and Departments
The laboratories of the Foundation hold different accreditations and recognitions, among which it is worth noting, at a national level, those granted by the Ministry of Industry, the National Accreditation Entity (ENAC), the Spanish Metrology Center (CEM) and at an international level, those granted by IECEE, and the Taiwan Homologation Authority, among others.
Its presence in different European and international forums in general (UNE, CIGRE, CEN/CENELEC, EUROLAB, etc.) demonstrates its vocation and updating with the rest of Europe and the industrialized countries.
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