RATE is involved in high level national and international R+D+i projects.

Works for the transfer of technology and knowledge-oriented to society and the business sector, especially refrigeration and air conditioning, renewable energy and process engineering companies.

The aim is to contribute favorably in the socioeconomic structure of our environment. This activity is achieved through consulting contracts and agreements, studies and services to businesses and governments at their request to develop new products, processes, and prototypes. ​

RATE is the research group TEP 974 of the PAIDI, the Andalusian Research, Development and Innovation Plan.