XaRTAP is the Reference network in Advanced Production Techniques, wich joins the power of 11 research groups with more than 200 researchers. It focuses on the processes of material transformation and parts assembly, in order to help the companies increase their technological capacity.
XaRTAP members are distributed over the main scientific and technological hubs of Catalonia; namely, the Technological Parks and Campuses of Barcelona, Terrassa, Girona, Bellaterra and Castelldefels.
To perform high level research and development in Production Technologies.
To promote the R&D infrastructures in Production Technologies.
To achieve external funding nationally and internationally.
To intervene actively in personnel training tasks.
To develop the transfer of technology and services.
To disseminate the results of research in all the potentially interested areas.
To collaborate with foreig institutions.