The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) is the largest public institution dedicated to research in Spain and the third largest in Europe, its main objective is to develop and promote research that will help bring about scientific and technological progress. CSIC plays an important role in scientific and technological policy, since it encompasses an area that takes in everything from basic research to the transfer of knowledge to the productive sector.
It also manages a range of important facilities; the most complete and extensive network of specialist libraries, and also has joint research units. See external link
The Research Institute of Food Science (CIAL), is a center of international research, leader in the field of food science, promoting technological development, wealth creation and welfare for society.
Specifically, the research activity carried out in the CIAL is aimed for establishing scientific evidence on the physiological effects of foods and their compounds in human health and disease prevention, improving their safety and sensory properties, identifying at molecular level the mechanisms of biological activity of food ingredients and their metabolites in the human body, as well as their interactions with dietary elements. See external link
The Universidad Complutense de Madrid is the oldest and among the four most renowned universities in Spain and Latin America. 7 out of the 8 Spanish Nobel prizes studied or were professors at University Complutense. It hosts the International Campus of Excellence, with collaboration agreements with multiple universities worldwide. See external link
The Spanish Society of Psychosomatic and Psychological Science Medicine is a private institution dedicated, since its foundation 38 years ago, to clinic intervention and postgraduate training in mental health. Over 16.500 professionals from Spain and Latin America have collaborated with this institution. See external link
Founded in 1.968, the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid is among top Public Universities in Madrid. Together with CSIC, it coordinates CIAL and the Campus for excellence UAM+CSIC, together with other research individual and mixed institutes. See external link