The Centre for Advanced Aerospace Technologies (FADA-CATEC) has highly skilled technician and researchers specializing in the development of new technologies for the aerospace industry through four great working lines: automation and robotics, avionics and unmanned systems, materials and processes, simulation and software.

CATEC also have a sort of technological external services for the aerospace companies that Aerópolis firms can easily and directly reach.  

These services are included in three outstanding and strategic areas for the sector: unmanned aircrafts platform (UAVs,), testing of structural components at a high level and knowledge management and technological transfer and surveillance.