TKE Gijón Innovation Center

German TK Elevator is a world leader in urban mobility and lifts. It is present in Asturias through TK Escalator Norte, manufacturing elevators, escalators, and moving walkways, and TK Airport Solutions, specialized in the production of boarding bridges. In 2007, the company created the Gijón Innovation Center, a worldwide company innovation centre dedicated to radical innovations in passenger transport systems. The centre is a global reference in urban mobility, horizontal transport systems, acceleration corridors, virtual environments, artificial vision, and digitalization. The scale prototype of the pioneering MULTI project, the world’s first rope-free elevator, has been developed in Asturias.