Technological Innovation Centre

Specialised in new textile structures for technical and smart  uses.

The CTF started your activities in  the year 1972. Located  in the Campus of Terrassa of the Polytechnical University of Catalonia (UPC). Since the year 1972 belong to the TECNIO Network of ACC1Ó of the Government of Catalonia.

Since 2013 is part of INNOTEX CENTER, which is specialized in textiles, environmental engineering and toxicology.(

The CTF belongs  of the group of research consolidated “Surfaces, Products and Textile Processes”. Since his foundation has collaborated with 1700 companies from  48 countries and has carried out some  13.500 analyses and technical reports.

Reference center in textile research, technological innovation, technology transfer and services for companies that manufacture and / or use textiles.

TECNIO is the brand created by ACC1Ó which brings together the leading experts in applied research and technology transfer in Catalan enterprise.

ACC1Ó is the agency set up by the Catalan Government to make Catalan enterprise more competitive throughout the world. Its key aims are to drive innovation, internationalisation and attract inward investment.

TECNIO is the umbrella name devised by ACC1Ó and set up with the aim of bringing together leading experts currently working in applied research and technology transfer in Catalonia. The mission of TECNIO is to channel advances in the field of technology and enhance their potential to further business initiatives and applications.

Members of TECNIO gives response to the demands of technology of companies quickly and efficiently so that they incorporate them into their products and services.