A dream is on its way

The Centre for Innovation and Technology N. Mahalingam (CITNM) was created as Associação – Centro de Inovação e Tecnologia N. Mahalingam, on the 16th of September 2015.

    CITNM is a project of the Community for the Community and develops its activities on the fields of:

  • Education
  • Research
  • Innovation
  • Training

The Association’s main purpose is the promotion and dissemination of knowledge and innovation in field of metallurgy, materials, foundry and related areas, namely for the automative industry.

CITNM aims at contributing to the education and perpetuation of knowledge as well as preparing future generations in a School-Company environment of excellency.

It also strives to inspire cooperation and technological transfer between partner companies, universities, research centres and other entities, aiming to increase Research, Development and innovation (RD&I) capacity.

At its core are the Values of innovation, inclusion, sustainability, engagement, sharing and proximity.

The two founders institutions are Sakthi Portugal and Sakthi Portugal SP 21. The CITNM will be open to new Associates and to partners to develop projects as its model will be based on partnerships and joint efforts