Leitat Technological Center

Established in 1906, Leitat is a private non-profit organization, expert in offering disruptive solutions to the technological needs of companies and entities, with a clear orientation towards generating competitive value and a sustainable future. We manage technologies to create and transfer social, environmental, economic and industrial sustainable value for companies and entities through research and technology processes.

LEITAT brings knowledge and innovation to its customers through applied research in the fields of chemistry, energy, environment, materials, engineering and life sciences.

More than 95 projects are currently under execution under the H2020 programme. The four principal departments of Circular Economy, Applied Chemistry & Materials, Energy & Engineering and Health & Biomedicine cover a broad field of sectors, technologies and applications and are supported by state-of-the-art laboratories and facilities.

Role in the project

Support the Food 2030 living lab creation (participating into the development of the tailor-made methodology, guidelines and road maps), its European Network and elaborate its evaluation framework. Engage into the creation of the Knowledge Community by identifying good urban food governance practices, identifying learning needs and promoting a fruitful exchange of knowledge by the creation of the platform, assuring its openness worldwide and incorporating those experiences and exchanges. Contribute to the Urban Food Participatory Long-term Planning by defining policies and action plans at local level, especially on the waste domain.


Francisco Julia