ICA may refer to:


* Empresas ICA - a Mexican infrastructure, construction and housing corporation established in 1947.
* ICA AB - a Swedish corporate group in the food retail business, formerly named ICA Ahold AB.
* ICA AG - German camera manufacturer that merged into Zeiss Ikon in 1926.
* Insulation Council of Australia - an industry trade group
* International Collectors Associates - a precious metals dealer
* Innovative Communications Alliance


* Ica language - a Magdalenic Chibchan language related to Ijca spoken in Colombia, South America.


* Ica - a city in Perú
* The Içá River also known as Putumayo River
* The Ica Province of Perú
* The Ica Region of Perú


* Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
* Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
* Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia


* Immigration and Checkpoints Authority - Singaporean authority for immigration and checkpoints
* Independent Charities of America - represents American charities and facilitate gifts to those charities from contributors.
* Institute of Combinatorics and its Applications - an international scientific organization. Based in Winnipeg, Canada.
* Institute of Cultural Affairs - international non-profit organisation
* Institute for Connectivity in the Americas - promotes and funds innovation in information and communication technologies (ICT) in the Latin American and Caribbean region. Helped organize CARDICIS.
* Intercontinental A - a kart racing class for top drivers aged 15 and up.
* International Clarinet Association
* Irish Cycling Association
* Intermuseum Conservation Association
* International Cartographic Association
* International Christian Academy, Côte d'Ivoire - an American boarding school in Bouaké, Côte d'Ivoire.
* International Congress of Actuaries
* International Co-operative Alliance - the worldwide umbrella body for co-operatives.
* International Communication Association
* International Contract Agency (fictional) - the organisation responsible for arranging hits for 47 in the "Hitman" series of games
* International Council on Archives – the professional organisation for the world archival community founded in 1948.
* Irish Citizens Army - an organisation which lasted up to 1916 to rid Ireland of British rule and protect workers.
* Irish Country-women's Association

Standards and regulations

* Individual Capital Assessment - The requirement for UK life insurance companies to follow the Individual Capital Adequacy Standards (ICAS) regime. Under ICAS a firm is required to undertake regular assessments of the amount and quality of capital which in its view is adequate for the size and nature of its business – their ICA.
* International Coffee Agreement - a United Nations pact establishing the International Coffee Organization, initially ratified in 1963.
* Interstate Commerce Act - United States legislation establishing the regulatory Interstate Commerce Commission

Science, technology, and medicine

* Independent Computing Architecture, a proprietary protocol for an application server system, designed by Citrix Systems
* Indene Carboxylic Acid - Organic acids containing one carboxylic acid group and at least one indene dimer. Such acids are often products of photochemical reactions in photoresist.
* Independent component analysis (signal processing and statistical data analysis)
* ICa (card) - a smart card ticketing system for public transport in Kanazawa, Japan
* Internal carotid artery
* Innovative Communications Alliance
* in genetics, the intercellular adhesion gene locus (ica)
* Islet cell antibodies test

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  • Ica — San Jerónimo de Ica Bandera …   Wikipedia Español

  • Ica — Ica …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ICA AB — ICA Supermarkt in Norrköping Inköpscentralernas Aktiebolag (kurz ICA) ist eine schwedische Unternehmensgruppe, die im Lebensmitteleinzelhandel tätig ist. Geschichte ICA geht zurück auf die 1917 von Hakon Swenson in Västerås gegründete… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ICA — steht für: Independent Component Analysis, ein Verfahren zur Mustererkennung/Signaltrennung Independent Computing Architecture, ein Netzwerkprotokoll des Unternehmens Citrix Inköpscentralernas Aktiebolag, eine schwedische Supermarktkette… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ica — es una ciudad del Perú, capital de la Región Ica. Fue fundada con el nombre de Villa de Valverde, aunque luego se denominó San Jerónimo de Ica. Dispone de bellas portadas de haciendas coloniales. En sus inmediaciones destacaron las culturas… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • ICA — Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended (ICA) USA The Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. §§ 80a 1 − 80a 64) regulates mutual funds and other companies that engage primarily in investing, reinvesting, and trading in securities, and whose …   Law dictionary

  • ICA — может означать: Intel Communication Alliance International Contract Agency  Интернациональное Контрактное Агентство Independent Computing Architecture Internationale Camera Actiengesellschaft (ICA AG) германская компания, производитель… …   Википедия

  • Ica — Ica, Küstendepartement von Perú, 22,586 qkm mit (1896 berechnet) 90,962 Einw., meist sandig, aber mit fruchtbaren Flußtälern, wo Mais, Gemüse, Obst, Zuckerrohr, Baumwolle, Wein und Indigo gedeihen. Die gleichnamige Hauptstadt (San Geronimo de I.) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • -ica — Sufijo con valor iterativo y despectivo con que se forman adjetivos: ‘acusica, llorica’. * * * ica. suf. de adjetivos. Tiene valor iterativo y despectivo. Acusica, llorica, quejica …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • ICA — the ICA the Institute of Contemporary Arts a building in central London where modern paintings, films etc are shown …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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