ACERINOX will actively take part in ATON project, which is aimed to create scientific-technical knowledge in the manufacturing technologies of the photovoltaic units of thin layer which will mean a great progress in the generation of energy.
The project, which is headed by Grupo Unisolar from Salamanca, includes different leading Spanish companies, universities and technological centres. Therefore, this project will activate the relationships of the chain Science-Technology-Enterprise, that is to say, “University- Technological Centres- Companies”.
On the 20th November 2009, the Ministry of Science and Innovation has informed that the ATON project will be one of the 18 projects approved to be part of the 5th official announcement of CENIT Program (“National Strategic Consortiums in Technical Investigation”).
CENIT Program considers the financing of big projects of industrial strategic investigation, with international influence potential and they will help to improve the Spanish industrial fabric.