The Institute of Ceramics and Glass (ICV) forms part of the Area of Science and Technology of Materials, CSIC. The mision of ICV is to generate scientific and technological knowledge in the field of ceramic and glass materials.
The R&D projects developed at the Institute are funded by the Spanish National Research Plan, the European Union Framework Program, the regional programs (Madrid). The ICV has a strong interaction with the Spanish industry, being this another important funding source through private contracts.
The ICV regularly organizes courses, workshops and seminars for students, researchers and technicians.