i2CAT is part of CERCA-GINYS, an initiative that combines the scientific and technical experimental facilities of the 41 CERCA centres in Catalonia. CERCA-GINYS has created a platform that facilitates the discovery of the more than 190 experimental infrastructures that are part of the infrastructure, allowing both the Catalan scientific research community and industrial sector to benefit from the services delivered by cutting-edge facilities. CERCA-GINYS is also serving as a catalyst to increase the quality of its member facilities and the technical expertise of those operating them, fostering training programmes and knowledge exchange between the facilities management and operation staff.
Currently, i2CAT participates in the CERCA-GINYS community via its Virtual, Augmented and Extended Reality Lab, located at Vilanova i la Geltrú. The lab provides the following services: