The Cátedra A3 / Leather Innovation is formed by the Polytechnic University of Barcelona and the AIICA Technology Center.
They are a permanent research association for the cluster. His teaching and institutional work is a very important impetus for the tanning sector. The new applications in materials and its constant innovation, nourishes the leading companies in the manufacture of quality leather through the support of the Spanish Chemical Association of the Leather Industry (AQEIC).
Miret y Cia contributes by participating in concrete projects of improvement, sustainability and processes. The support of the School of Engineering of Igualada (EEI) is an important transmission of knowledge and supposes a constant formation for the researchers of I + D + I in Miret and Cia.