Vicomtech-IK4 (Visual Interaction and Communication Technologies Centre) is an applied research centre for Interactive Computer Graphics and Multimedia located in the Technology Park of San Sebastian (Spain).
Vicomtech-IK4 is a member of the IK4 Technological Alliance and a founding member of GraphicsMedia.net. The former is which is composed of 9 leading Basque technological centres applying research and technology transfer in multi-disciplinary areas. GraphicsMedia.net, of which Vicomtech is a founding member, is a alliance of 6 prestigious European centers with an aim to combine technologies in graphics and multimedia to respond to an ever changing demand landscape.
Since the beginning Vicomtech-IK4 was a member of Saretek, the Basque Network of Science, Technology and Innovation, which in July 2007 turned into Innobasque, the Basque Agency for Innovation, an instrument for the coordination and impulse of the Innovation within the Basque Country. Furthermore, the acknowledgement Vicomtech-IK4 has obtained in these years has paved the way to incorporate into the IK4 alliance and also to be classified as an Innovation and Technology Centre (ITC) by the Spanish Ministry of Education and Science.
(Extracted from www.vicomtech.es, edited and approved by Alessandro De Mauro on 2013-01-29)