In addition to the centres and institutes of the CSIC, there exists also the Associated Units, constituted by groups or university departments or technological centres that work in close collaboration with CSIC research groups in themes of mutual interest.

Materials Laboratory for Catalysis

University of Málaga
José Luis García Fierro

Group of Design and Implementation of Heterogeneous Catalysts

National Distance Education University
Inmaculada Rodríguez Ramos

Quantum Computing Group for Solar Cells

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
J. C. Conesa

Electrocatalysis and Sustainable Energy Laboratory

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Sergio Rojas Muñoz