FCRi is a publicly funded, privately managed non-profit organisation founded in 1986. We act as an expert agent bridging the communication gap between those who generate knowledge and society at large, with a special focus on young people.
We promote and facilitate fluid and effective communication between society and the Catalan system of research and innovation and the productive fabric with the aim of increasing the interest of the public and businesses in science and technology.
What we do
Science and School
We promote an interest in science in schools and among young people, disseminating research to the citizenship and the productive fabric.
Science and Society
We disseminate research and innovation to society to promote scientific culture and scientific-technical vocations.
Science and Business
We create spaces for communication among scientists and companies. We raise industry awareness on public-private cooperation. We foster entrepreneurship based on research and innovation.
We monitor and study current science issues and future trends in R&D, contributing to the knowledge on the state of play in research and to the dissemination of its results.
To generate and transmit, in collaboration with other public and private agents, ideas, messages, initiatives and high-impact proposals to increase interest in science, research and innovation as key factors for development, progress and social welfare in Catalonia, especially among young people.
To become a reference in the promotion and dissemination of science, research and innovation throughout Catalan society, especially among young people.