Centre d’innovació i Tecnologia BARCELONATECH

inLab FIB UPC

INLAB Laboratory of the Barcelona School of Informatics

InLab FIB UPC is a research and innovation laboratory that is specialized in applications and services based on the latest ICT technologies. InLAb has over 30 years of experience collaborating in various projects and creating customized solutions for public and private institutions and organizations.

Its work can be divided into seven main areas:

Analysis, data processing and Big Data

Smart Data. Methods and statistical techniques for analysing and processing data and their interoperability: data mining, advanced statistical analysis, measurement of intangibles, Open Data, integration, fusion and processing of large volumes of data, control panels, etc.

Modelling, simulation and optimization

Feasibility studies and/or improvements to systems and processes using modelling, simulation and optimization techniques applied to transport, manufacture, logistics, industrial processes or emergency systems. Simulation applied to the social sciences and environmental systems.

Smart Cities

Modelling and simulation of energy efficiency in buildings and transport, Smart Mobility (public transport systems, traffic management, dynamic guide applications and services, traffic and mobility data processing).

Mobile applications and GIS

Mobile applications for geoservices in areas such as transport, sports and health. Systems based on OpenStreetMap for monitoring and guiding vehicles or people. Alarm service based on position. Applications with augmented reality and mobile multimedia. Security of mobile applications.

Collaborative internet

Website environments and architectures, applications distributed on the internet, collaborative and social intranet, multimedia information systems, integration with social networks and technologies to ensure security, accessibility, interoperability and integration of systems.

ICT security and infrastructure

Information security (audits, forensic analysis, monitoring of networks) , development of systems for detecting malware and electronic fraud, infrastructure management, high availability, resilience, server virtualization and other leading technologies in security, infrastructures and services.

ICT environments and services to support learning and university management

Learning Analytics, learning support environments based on ICT tools, information systems for university management, computer laboratories and the development of mobile applications. Systems for measuring and analysing learning results, monitoring mechanisms and improvements to training activities.

InLab FIB UPC accepts the Shared Innovation Centre CIC-TIC with the Barcelona City Council, to identify new opportunities for innovation in TIC technologies in public administrations and to boost the Talent inLab Program.

In its long experience of technology transfer, work in the areas that comprise inLab FIB UPC has led to the creation of two spin-offs and two registered trademarks.


Due to the cross-cutting nature of ICT technologies, they can be applied in sectors as diverse as:

TransportDistribution and logisticsPharmaceuticalsSmart CitiesHealthLeisure and sportSocial sciencesLocal governmentEducationICTConstruction and Energy

http://inlab.fib.upc.edu/es | info.cit@upc.edu | +34 93 405 46 90 | +34 93 405 44 19

  • Research into tools to prevent Internet fraud

    The aim of the project was to design and develop new algorithms and tools to prevent, detect and combat potential attacks on online banking channels (web, mobile and DTT). The system can evaluate in real time the behaviour of users when they access a channel, and detect fraud on the basis of their past behaviour and use of these channels. More information

  • e-Catalunya

    This is a platform for collaboration and social networking designed for the Government of Catalonia (Generalitat) to provide collaborative portal services to different groups of users, professionals and Generalitat employees. The aim is to promote innovation in public services, improve efficiency and productivity, and forge links between professionals in different areas (health, youth, culture, language, equality and justice). More information

  • CityWalking

    This tool was developed to promote sport. It is a web and mobile application that encourages citizens to walk around a city, discover it and, at the same time, keep in shape. The tool offers different routes around the city that users can select according to parameters such as distance and available time. In addition, the tool can monitor users as they walk, via technologies that are currently available in mobile phones such as GPS and accelerometers. It can also display geographic information and views of the city, as well as information on shops and resources that can be discovered on the walk. More information

  • Tool against cross-border cybercrime and cyberterrorism