IMDEA Networks Institute is one of the seven IMDEA (Spanish pronunciation: [ĩn̪.’δ̞e.a]) Institutes created by the Madrid Regional Government as part of the IV Regional Plan of Scientific Research and Technological Innovation 2005-2008 (PRICIT), of which the aim is to put in place advanced research centers and higher education and training in the Community of Madrid.
IMDEA Networks Institute is engaged in cutting-edge science in all areas of networking. It was legally constituted under Spanish law at the end of 2006 as a public, not-for-profit Foundation. The full, registered name of the Institute is Fundación IMDEA Networks. IMDEA Networks Institute, based in Madrid (Spain), actively collaborates with the Higher Polytechnic School of Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.