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From the beginning Zigor Corporación S.A. has committed itself to research and development activities as driver of knowledge generation and has dedicated to them an important percentage of investment in the last years.

In 2009 Zigor Corporación S.A. decided to strengthen this investment in R&D though the creation of a R&D business unit, Zigor Research and Development (ZIGOR R&D).

Zigor R&D has a human equipment with a high experience and well known potential, that leads it to a leader position in the sector, both at national and international level in power electronics, energy conversion and electrical energy storage. From Zigor Corporación S.A. leadership this R&D business unit was born aiming to be the reference in knowledge generation and innovation for Zigor Corporación S.A..

Zigor group is involved in important projects focus on main strategic areas as renewable energies, rural electrification, smart grids, power quality and electrical energy storage.


Projects in collaboration

In addition, Zigor going on with its commitment to research, development and innovation, continues taking part in collaborative projects both with other companies and public and private research institutions. Due to their high scientific and technological quality, most of these projects have been granted for regional, national and international administrations.


European Projects

European Union, through its VII Framework Programme (2007-2013), promotes scientific and technological excellence, the technological development and demonstration. The major objective is to strengthen industrial competitiveness and support other national research policies, contributing to a knowledge based society.

Zigor participates in two European projects inside VII Framework Programme, both related to electrical energy storage integration but.

  • MESSIB PROJECT: Multi-source Energy Storage Systems Integrated in Buildings

  • AMBASSADOR PROJECT: Autonomous Management System Developed for Building and District Levels

National Projects

At national level, Zigor takes part in pre-competitive projects (far from the market) as ATON project, funded by the Centre for Industrial Technological Development (CDTI), in the framework of CENIT call. On the other hand, ZIGOR participates in projects near to market as those granted inside INNPACTO call by Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, among others PREMISA, PROINVER and REDOX 2015.

  • ATON PROJECT: Investigación y Desarrollo de Nuevas Tecnologías de Generación de Energía Basadas en Células fotovoltaicas de Lámina Delgada

  • PREMISA PROJECT: Poste de recarga móvil Inteligente para suministro de autos eléctricos

  • PROINVER PROJECT: Soluciones de conversión y protección para escenarios eléctricos con alta penetración de generación distribuida

  • REDOX 2015 PROJECT: Almacenamiento de energía elécrtica

Regional Projects

Basque Country Government has supported Zigor research and development activities from its beginnings through both individual and collaborative project in the framework of INTEK-BERRI call. Moreover, Zigor participates in integrated projects for industrial investigation in strategic sector, inside ETORGAI call, even being leader of one of them.

  • SAREBAT PROJECT: Supervisión Automatizada de la Red Eléctrica de Baja Tensión (ER-2011/00013)

  • INTEGRA PROJECT: Integración y flexibilización de la generación de energía renovable en el sistema eléctrico (ER-2011/00041)


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