Centro de Estudios y Experimentación de Obras Públicas (CEDEX)
The Centro de Estudios y Experimentación de Obras Públicas (CEDEX) was created in 1957 as an autonomous organisation, that at present is organically ascribed to the Ministry of Fomento and functionally to the Ministries of Fomento and Environment of Spain, in the sphere of their respective competences. CEDEX is an institution that provides multidisciplinar support in civil engineering technologies, construction and associated environment, giving assistance to various administrations, public institutions and private companies.
Its wide range of activities include:
Acquisition, analysis, treatment and application of basic data.
Scale physical models and numerical simulation.
Studies and research in its own installations and with prototypes.
Quality control in public works.
Support to the planning and implementation of the Departments own basic standards.
Auscultation of works, elements and systems.