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CIT UPC RECEIVES THE ALARES AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

CIT UPC has received the Alares 2017 Award for excellence in occupational health and safety for people with disabilities. The award was given on 4 July in Madrid in recognition of the contribution of the Integragame project, developed by the Biomedical Engineering Research Centre (CREB UPC), a member of the CIT. Integragame was funded by  Indra and the Adecco Foundation and designed to train people with mental disabilities to facilitate their integration into the job market. Through personalised virtual training in a realistic 3D environment, users learn cleaning tasks for the hotel industry by memorising protocols or training in how to resolve unexpected situations, and strengthen their social skills without technological barriers.