Founded in 1999, the European Association of Research and Technology Organisations (EARTO) promotes Research and Technology Organisations (RTOs) and represents their interest in Europe. RTOs’ technologies cover all scientific fields. Their work range from basic research to new products and services development. RTOs are non-profit organisations with public missions to support society. To do so, they closely cooperate with industries, large and small, as well as a wide array of public actors.
EARTO network counts over 350 RTOs in more than 20 countries. EARTO members represents 150.000 of highly-skilled researchers and engineers managing a wide range of innovation infrastructures.