Development and International Projection Plan ‘Defence R+D+i’

The Technological Institute ‘La Marañosa’ (ITM) is the main technological excellence body related to the Security and Defence R+D under the General Directorate of Armament and Material Unit of Spain (DGAM). Conceived as a technological support body for the R+D development and management, the ITM responds to the technological demands of all three armies and other Ministries.

As a result of budgetary restrictions to the investment, the budgets for security and defence were reduced significantly. In this scenario, Consultia IT raised and valued several repositioning opportunities for the Technical Institute ‘La Marañosa’ (ITM) tacking advantage of their skills and knowledge would allow. This would allow them to generate additional revenue in addition to the current ones and maintaining their activity of support to the army. As part of the proposed strategy, priority was given to the international projection of the ITM activity in similar or adjacent markets and its orientation towards the collaboration with the Spanish military industry involving in European projects and of the European Defence Agency.

The Technical Institute ‘La Marañosa’ now, has a roadmap and action priorities for each and every one of their investigation areas in order to be capable of developing lines for its own revenues and strengthen its strategic position regarding the private industry and the Ministry of Defence itself