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Our history

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1971

IDIADA starts out as the “Institute for Applied Automotive Research” at the University of Catalonia's Higher Engineering School.

 

 

1990

Establishment of IDIADA as an independent company belonging 100% to the Regional Government of Catalonia.

1992

Relocation of the Company's technical facilities to l'Albornar.

1997

First steps towards the international expansion: IDIADA established in Seoul, South Korea.

1998

IDIADA established in Ingolstadt, Germany.

1999

Privatisation and creation of IDIADA Automotive Technology SA, belonging 80% to Applus+ and 20% to the Regional Government of Catalonia.

 

 

2003

IDIADA established in France, Italy, Japan and Taiwan.

2004

IDIADA established in the UK and China.

2006

IDIADA established in India, Poland and the Czech Republic.

2007

IDIADA established in Malaysia.

2008

IDIADA established in Brazil.

2010

IDIADA established in Turkey.

2011

IDIADA established in Thailand, USA and Russia.

2012

IDIADA established in Saudi Arabia

2013

IDIADA established in Belgium.

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