Founders of Doitplenoptic, the VC BeAble Capital invest in Seed and Early Stage in the Industrial High Technology sector with the goal of transferring to society the technologies born in academic and research institutions in Spain and providing support for transforming breakthrough discoveries into products through start-ups.
University of Valencia
The University of Valencia (UV) is a university located in the Spanish city of Valencia. It is one of the oldest surviving universities in Spain, and is regarded as one of Spain’s leading academic institutions. The UV was founded in 1499, and currently has around 65,000 students. Our founders Prof. Manuel Martínez Corral and Prof. Genaro Saavedra Tortosa are both Full Professors at the Faculty of Physics – Optics and Science Vision Department and co-direct the 3DDiLab were DOIT® was developed. Doitplenoptic, given its innovative nature, has been recognized as a UV spin-off company.
The UV mission is to train competent professionals at European Professional Standard and to encourage prestigious research with international implications that will contribute to the development of our society. Through training and research, the UV will promote the field of dissemination of science and culture, and also promote the reaffirmation of the democratic values of the society in general, and in the Valencian society in particular.
National University of Colombia
DOIT® technology was partially developed within a collaboration project between the National University of Colombia and the University of Valencia. The Universidad Nacional de Colombia is an autonomous independent entity of superior education linked to the Ministry of National Education of Colombia, with a special and defined regime as a National and Public University. Its goal is the development of professional education and investigation, which will be encouraged by the State allowing access to it and developing it on the same level as sciences and arts to achieve excellence.
Scientific Park of the University of Valencia
The University of Valencia Science Park Foundation (FPCUV) was established in 2009 as a non-profit organisation of general interest, to promote the transfer of knowledge from scientific research into commercial production, and to facilitate and support the genesis and development of innovative business, and activities with a high scientific and technical content. Its founding patrons were the Bancaja Foundation, the Banco Santander, the Valencia Chamber of Commerce and the Valencian Business Confederation, as well as the University of Valencia itself.
The University of Valencia Science Park sits on a plot of 200,000 sq. m. in the municipality of Paterna, integrated into the university campus of Burjassot-Paterna. This ecosystem of innovation has two complementary and differentiated areas: Scientific and Academic Area and Business Area. It is an ideal environment for the generation, development and strengthening of innovative companies, with a scientific and technological base, as well as for the location of scientific-technical companies, based on knowledge and innovation and established in the market.
IVACE – Institut Valencià de la Competitivitat Empresarial
The IVACE (Valencian Institute of Business Competitiveness), IVACE, is a public law entity, integrated into the instrumental public sector of the Generalitat Valenciana.
The aims of the Institute are the management of the industrial policy of the Generalitat and support to companies, in terms of innovation for the competitiveness and modernization of medium and small companies and industrial areas, entrepreneurship, internationalization and attracting investment, design, and development of private sector financing measures that do not affect the framework of action attributed to the IVF without prejudice to the collaboration agreements and other agreements that are implemented between it and the IVACE, the industrial safety of products and industrial facilities, metrology, vehicles and companies and the promotion of saving, energy efficiency, and renewable energy sources, as well as the management of the energy policy of the Generalitat.
AVI – Agència Valenciana de la Innovació
The Valencian Innovation Agency (AVI) is a meeting point for all the agents in the Valencian Innovation System (SVI).
AVI’s mission is to drive the improvement of the Comunitat Valenciana production model by mobilizing all the knowledge available in the entire Valencian Innovation System in order to achieve smart, sustainable, and consistent economic growth. AVI’s objective is to design and coordinate the Comunitat Valenciana innovation strategy and to promote the development and strengthening of the Valencian Innovation System as a whole. All this is done in close collaboration with other bodies and entities involved in R&D and innovation.
CDTI – Centro para el desarrollo tecnológico industrial
The CDTI-E.P.E. is a Public Business Entity, dependent on the Ministry of Science and Innovation, which promotes innovation and technological development in Spanish companies. It is the entity that channels requests for help and support for R & D & I projects of Spanish companies at the national and international levels. Thus, the objective of the CDTI is to contribute to the improvement of the technological level of Spanish companies through the development of the following activities: Technical-economic evaluation and granting of public aid for innovation through subsidies or partially reimbursable aid to R&D projects developed by companies. Management and promotion of Spanish participation in international technological cooperation programs. Promotion of international transfer of business technology and support services for technological innovation. Support for the creation and consolidation of technology-based companies.
The bulk of the CDTI infrastructure is located in Madrid, although it makes a strategic network of offices or representatives abroad available to Spanish companies (Japan -SBTO (Spain Business and Technology Office) -, Belgium -SOST (Spain Office of Science and Technology) and Permanent Secretariat of Eureka-, Brazil -FINEP (Financing of Studies and Projects) -, Korea, Chile, Morocco, China, India, Mexico, and the US) to support them in their international technological activities.