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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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