ESTIA - Advanced Industrial Technologies Superior School is French Engineering School located in the Bask Country. ESTIA has been providing education and training for twenty years, in the areas of industrial technologies. The ESTIA campus is composed of four entities: ESTIA, Engineering school, with about 850 students. ESTIA ENTREPRENDRE, dedicated to welcoming and supporting entrepreneurs and new technology-based business. ESTIA holds in their facilities a Business and a Project Incubator with a technological vocation. This structure allows the support of new start-ups, providing premises, training and services adapted to their specific needs.
ESTIA RECHERCHE, research Group composed of 80 persons (researchers, Ph.D students, postdoctorates). ESTIATECH, is the entity in charge of value-added research and technology transfer, fosters relationships between ESTIA and businesses looking for technological solutions, skills and training for their innovative projects, and stimulates partner-oriented research. ESTIATECH is a partner of the ESTIA platforms; PEPSS (HMI and usage), Energea (renewable energy), COMPOSITADOUR (robotics and composites) and ADDIMADOUR (metal additive manufacturing and robotics). ESTIA has strong partnerships with other European schools: University of Bordeaux I, School of Engineers of Bilbao and Mondragon in Spain and the University of Cranfield, Wolverhampton, & Salford in the United Kingdom. It also maintains collaborations with several locations and networks.
ESTIA Institute of Technology also hosts the Chair Bali. The Chair Bali is a research and training program dedicated to Innovation Technology for the Fashion & Textile Industry. Started in 2017 for a period of 3 years, the Chair is renewed for an additional 3 years until 2023