ITAP is a university research institute since September 22, 2011 (resolution of the BOCyL of September 28, 2011)
Its operation is regulated by the statutes of the University of Valladolid in its articles 29-35 of chapter IV of title I, articles 66-72 of chapter IV of title II, and the eighth section of chapter II of title VII, as well as by the regulation of the University Institutes and by its own internal regulations (ITAP statutes).
On the other hand, and according to JCyL regulation 3/2003, ITAP must be evaluated every five years by the Agency for the Quality of the University System of Castilla y León (ACSUCYL).
There are several ITAP members authorized by the University of Valladolid to collaborate in research activities within CARTIF Technological Center. The collaboration agreement includes activities as sharing knowledge, facilities and equipment, training of technologists and researchers and the supervision of doctoral theses,… making efficient use of the resources of both institutions. The main objectives of the CARTIF Foundation are innovation and the transfer of technology to society, with special attention to companies in the Castilla y León region.