What is Centro Stirling?

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CS Centro Stirling is the R&D&I unit of a group of leading international companies that specialise in the home.

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CS Centro Stirling has a second site in Navarra specialising in functional printing.

Science and Technology Agent

CS Centro Stirling is a private non-profit organisation and is accredited as a Science and Technology Agent by the Basque Government and has been part of the Basque Science, Technology and Innovation Network (RVCTI) since 2009.

CS Centro Stirling has been declared a public service entity in 2012 (BOPV 23 April 2012) and is registered as a Technology Innovation Support Centre at the Ministry of Science and Technology.

It was the first business R&D unit to be accredited within the Navarra R&D&I System (SINAI) in 2020 (Regional Order 2E/2020 of 28 February), possessing extensive equipment at its second headquarters in Villatuerta.

in research

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The participation of CS Centro Stirling in a number of both public and private research projects has allowed it to generate in-house expertise in electromagnetics, fluidics, thermodynamics, materials and functional printing, as well as in design and electronic manufacturing technologies, communications and ICTs.

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CS Centro Stirling, in addition to being part of the development teams of its companies, acts as a bridge between the products marketed by its companies and the science and technology of its wide network of partners.

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CS Centro Stirling has a highly qualified team (77% of whom are university graduates, of which one third hold PhDs) and extensive experience in research and team management enabling it to actively contribute to the development of customer products and to assist them in their diversification initiatives.



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CS Centro Stirling was set up to promote and encourage collaboration in R&D&I projects at Mondragon Components, the Division of the MONDRAGON Corporation to which it belongs:

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CS Centro Stirling actively co-operates with a number of institutions and public and/or private organisations, both at a national and international level.

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MONDRAGON Corporation is the result of the co-operative movement that began in 1956, the year in which the first industrial co-operative was created in the town of the same name in Gipuzkoa. Its company philosophy is set out in its Corporate Values: Cooperation, Participation, Social Responsibility and Innovation.

MONDRAGON Corporation is made up of four sections: Finance, Industry, Distribution and Knowledge.

It is made up of more than 100 autonomous and independent cooperatives and is the leading Basque business group and the tenth largest in Spain.

Sustainability is a strategic priority for MONDRAGON. We emphasise dignified and quality employment, occupational health and safety, education, responsible consumption, innovation as a lever for digital and green transition, and support for social and community infrastructure and initiatives.