Types of collaborations

With each passing day, more companies are betting on the talent and future of students and professionals. For this reason new forms of collaboration are emerging to benefit both the organizations and the students who participate. The cooperation model at Gasma is open to different types of interaction with businesses and other public and private entities. This setting helps us find the most suitable collaborative framework for each case and allows us to meet the expectations of both parties.


Agreements may involve a financial contribution (e.g. grants, R&D projects, etc.) or an in-kind contribution (e.g. products or equipment provisions, know-how contributions, etc.).

Strategic partners get to propel the economic performance (directly and indirectly) and re-position their brand by being associated with Gasma (e.g. social legitimacy of the company by showing its commitment to certain activities).

It has preferential treatment with respect to other types of collaborations.


Sponsors contribute to the development of certain activities carried out by Gasma, or carry out joint actions specifically developed in the area of the sponsorship’s agreement.

Sponsorships are specific or limited in time (they tend to focus on a specific action, for instance the organization of an event or a master class).

A sponsor gets to propel the economic performance thanks to their patronage (directly and indirectly) and re-position their brand by being associated with Gasma.

There are different types of sponsorships: economic sponsorships, in-kind sponsorships (products, equipment or infrastructure) or sponsorships through human resources (such as personnel or know-how contributions to carry out updates, conferences, training, etc.)


Other open forms of collaboration with Gasma involve participation in specific activities (e.g. training actions) or participation in special projects (e.g. collaboration with public entities, etc.).