CTCV - Centro Tecnológico Cerâmica Vidro
CTCV is a private, non-profit organization, founded in 1987 by a common agreement between Industrial Federations and Governmental Agencies of the Ministry of Economy of Portugal.
It was created to support the Ceramic and Glass industries on a nationwide basis. Its main goals may be summarized as: to provide technical and technological support to the ceramics, cement and glass industries; to promote the development and quality of industrial products and processes; to promote highly specialized training to industry personnel; to divulge scientific, technical and technological information; to carry through and promote research, development and demonstration work, considering the scientific and technological progress of the ceramic, cement and glass materials processes and products.
CTCV has close links with several Universities and Research Centers, both in Portugal and abroad.