IK4 Research Alliance. The Alliance for Technological Scientific Excellence Composition where the IK4 Alliance logo appears, showing a female technical carrying out laboratory tests

6 technology centers,
1 European reference in
development of technology
for companies

Structure

General meeting:

Supreme governing organ of the Alliance. It is composed of the following members and is presided over by the President of the Alliance, currently Jesús María Iriondo, president of IK4-TEKNIKER.

  • Dña. Nerea
    Dña. Nerea  Aranguren
  • D. Juan
    D. Juan  Meléndez
  • D. Xabier
    D. Xabier Alzaga
  • D. José Mari
    D. José Mari Balzategi
  • D. Alejandro
    D. Alejandro Bengoa
  • D. Marcelino
    D. Marcelino Caballero
  • D. José Antonio
    D. José Antonio Etxarri
  • D. Xabier
    D. Xabier Gonzalez
  • D. Jesús
    D. Jesús María Iriondo
  • D. Alberto
    D. Alberto Oribe
  • D. Iñaki
    D. Iñaki Otaño
  • D. José María
    D. José María Rodríguez Ibabe

Managing director:

  • D. José Miguel
    D. José Miguel Erdozain

President:

  • D. Jesús
    D. Jesús María Iriondo

Governing Board

The body responsible for the management, government and administration of the Alliance. It ensures fulfilment of the Articles and the execution of the agreements made by the General Meeting. Breakdown of the persons comprising this body:

  • Dña. Nerea
    Dña. Nerea  Aranguren
  • D. Juan
    D. Juan  Meléndez
  • D. Xabier
    D. Xabier Alzaga
  • D. Alejandro
    D. Alejandro Bengoa
  • D. Marcelino
    D. Marcelino Caballero
  • D. José Antonio
    D. José Antonio Etxarri
  • D. Xabier
    D. Xabier Gonzalez
  • D. Jesús
    D. Jesús María Iriondo

Scientific & Technological Board

  • To guarantee that IK4 Centres are committed to reach Scientific and Technological Excellence.
  • To guarantee that IK4 Centres are committed to specialise and focus on specific R&D&I Lines complying with Strategic Research priorities and aligning with CRCs.

Marketing & Communication Board

  • To propose guidelines for the evolution of the corporate image and the communication policy. This way, IK4 Technology Centres will keep the pace and coordinate with other Centres in the Basque Network, providing a coherent image and strengthening the prestige of this group.

Sales & Exploitation of Results Board

  • To implement basic coordination mechanisms in the negotiation of IK4 members with sectorial agents and Clusters.

Economic & Financial Board

  • To harmonise multi-annual planning periods and to simplify planning common formats.
  • To harmonise accounting information and that related to the Programme Contract which corresponds to Annual Results.

Human Capital Management Board

  • To share practices in Human Resources Management.

International Council

  • To increase the Alliance’s European returns.
  • To make the drawing up of proposals more efficient
  • To boost mutual co-ordination and collaboration in the international sphere
  • AZTERLAN
  • CEIT
  • Ideko
  • Ikerlan
  • Lortek
  • Tekniker

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