Formula Student Bizkaia

Formula Student Bizkaia is a non-profit docence project, created in 2006, with the principal goal of promoting the communication, the formation, the talent and the employability of its members, applying the “Project Based Learning” (PBL) methodology, interned on Company at the University arrangement.

To this end, Formula Student proposes one challenge to all the engineering students: the design and construction of a Formula single seater, to compete on international Formula Student events.

With the motivation of this challenge and the innovative methodology of the project, the team members work the hard skills (technical aspects) and the soft skills (communication, leadership, collaboration…), while they work in another aspects, as the sustainability, the gender equality, and the promotion of STEAM vocations. […] Read more >>

Company: Various sponsors

Period: 2012 – present

Aula Tecnalia – before Aula Robotiker – was established in the Engineering Faculty in Bilbao in 2001. Aula Tecnalia is a collaboration between the Faculty of Engineering in Bilbao and Tecnalia. Its objective is the development of final Bachelor’s and Master’s degree projects, PhD Thesis, projects leaded by the different departments of Tecnalia and research groups of the Faculty of Engineering in Bilbao, conferences […] Read more >>

Company: Tecnalia
Period: 2001 – present

The objective of this project was the development of an analytical-experimental methodology for the structural characterization and validation of different pulley models manufactured by the company GOSAN S.A. The study focused on the force hypothesis with theoretical base in order to describe the static and dynamic behaviour of pulleys. Read more >>

Company: GOSAN S.A.
Period: 2010 – 2015

In this collaboration, Gamesa was the main sponsor, but Tecnalia and Tekniker (IK4) also collaborated in this project. The main objective of the collaboration was the academic training of the students of the University and the development of their final projects in these companies […] Read more >>


Companies: Gamesa, Tecnalia & Tekniker
Period: 2007 – 2015

This project consisted on the extension of the content of the Manual for Calculation of Pipes with Helicoidal Welding that had already been done years before for STS Tubular Group, S.A. That manual includes the hydraulic and mechanical calculation of pipes with helicoidal welding. Note that STS Tubular Group S.A. is one of the most important manufactures of that type of pipes worldwide. […] Read more >> 

Company: STS Tubular Group S.A.
Period: 2013

This collaboration took place between the University of the Basque Country and the company EDAI, belonging to the group INAUXA. This company manufactures automobile components for very well known brands like, for example, Volkswagen and Mercedes.. […] Read more >>


Company: EDAI
Period: 2011 – 2013

This project considered the conceptual design of a automatized system for the deburring of the toothed components of big gears. The project was a collaboration with the company Echesa, belonging to GAMESA group. […] Read more >>

Company: GAMESA
Period: 2011

The main objective of this project is to develop a suspension system based on a non conventional mechanism. This new system should ensure an equivalent functioning as the traditional suspension systems and, additionally, introduce advantages — improvements related to ecology and safety — thanks to its variable configuration […] Read more >>

Companies: INAUXA, G.A.T. Staff
P4Q, ZF Lemförder, TVA,
Robotiker Tecnalia

Period: 2008 – 2011

The objective of this project is the development of a conceptual design of a disassembling system to release moooring lines. The system has to be disassemble two chain parts making it easier to work with. […] Read more >>

Company: Vicinay Cadenas
Period: 2010


This ambitious project was developed by 11 Spanish companies and 15 technological and research centres between 2007 and 2010. Its main objective was reducing the acoustic and environmental impact of current aeronautical industry technology.

The work of CompMech Group in this project was the developing of smart  Read more >>

Period: 2007 – 2010

VICINAY CADENAS is a leading manufacturer of mooring chains and their accessories. These products are subjected to very harsh conditions and have to accomplish with the strictest quality controls. Our research team has designed a robot to perform automatically the ultrasonic inspection  […] Read more >>

Company: Vicinay Cadenas

MINOS 97 was a company that manufactured electro-medical equipment for professional and scientific use. COMPMECH research group collaborated with them by developing the stress and stiffness analysis of different components. […]  Read more >>  


Company: MINOS 97
Period: 2004