TEKNIKER is a technology centre recognizes as CIT with nº 4 in the Registry regulated by the Royal Decree 2609/1996 of December 20th. TEKNIKER had, as of December 31st 2008, 255 workers and had 25 post-doc scholars. On another hand, referring to economic issues, in 2008, the total activity value of TEKNIKER rose to 18.900 k€.

One of the strategic lines of Tekniker is dedicated to research in the field of Maintenance and Reliability of complex systems. In the last years several projects related to the estimation and calculation of Life Cycle Costs (LCC), Environmental Impact (LCA), RAMS optimization (Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety) and txt/data mining, focused mainly on machinery and equipment goods