CITIC (Centre for Information and Communications Technology Research) was created in 2008, it´s a unique research centre which promotes the advancement and excellence in R&D&i in the use of ICTs. With the participation of the University of A Coruña, CITIC is a meeting point between the university and companies that unites R&D departments of companies in the ICT sector with researchers from the university
In 2016 CITIC was awarded the distinction of Outstanding Research Centre in Galicia 2016-2019. It is the only ICT centre in Galicia to have received this honor, co-financed by the Regional Government of Galicia and by the EU through the European Regional Development Fund. This recognition was renewed in 2019 under the new designation of Research Centre of Galicia 2019 2022 (see more).
Promote progress and excellence in research, development and innovation in ICT.
Consolidation of advanced and excellent scientific knowledge in the Technological Areas of the Center.
Encourage technology transfer to society and the market.
Enlarge the international scope of research activity.
Stimulate the employment-generating capacity of the ICT sector.