Centre d’innovació i Tecnologia BARCELONATECH

MCIA UPC

Motion Control And Industrial Applications

MCIA focuses its activity on electrical and electronic engineering technology transfer for industry. It has technological expertise in the fields of energy optimisation; supervision, control and diagnostics of mechatronic systems; and instrumentation and communications.

It offers businesses technologies in the following areas:

Simulation of mechatronic systems, instrumentation and measurement of mechatronic systems, and industrial processes.

Design and control of motor systems.

Software development: personalised applications based on DSP, microcontroller and FPGA technologies.

Development of high-performance power audio amplifiers.

Finite element modelling and analysis.

Hardware development: power converter topologies, conditioning circuits and interfaces.

Supervision and data-acquisition systems for industrial processes.

Application of artificial intelligence techniques to diagnostic systems.

MCIA holds eight registered patents, two of which are available to out-license:

  • Diagnostic equipment and speakers to use this procedure by using Wavelet Transform (P201001425)
  • Diagnostic equipment and speakers to use this procedure using transformed ZAM (P201001423)

MCIA carries out its activities in sectors such as:

Construction of machinery and mechanical equipmentElectrical, electronic and optical materials and equipmentManufacturingLand and air transportStorageEnergy

http://www.mcia.upc.edu | info.cit@upc.edu | +34.93.405.46.90 | +34.93.405.44.19

  • ENERGEST for ENERTIKA and PROMAUT

    Artificial intelligence systems for energy management and the optimisation of electrical installations.

    ENERTIKA: Development of an energy management system (EMS) to improve the reliability and efficiency of industrial plant energy systems. Low-level data acquisition and high-level artificial intelligence system.

  • LINEAS TC and SEMAI

    Ambient intelligence system for lighting management in commercial buildings.

  • SBI

    Study, optimisation and design of substation connectors and corona/RIV protection systems.

  • CAPE

    Automatic detection of loose nails and staples on freight pallets.