ADVANCED MANUFACTURING PROCESSES
Development of new processes for high-performance materials. High precision manufacturing at the nanoscopic level. Process automation. Design, prototyping and control of robots. Application of laser and non-destructive testing technologies. Development of fluid mechanical, oleohydraulic, pneumatic and thermofluid systems, components and installations.
Optimization of energy consumption. Assessment of environmental impact and development of sustainable energy strategies.
PRODUCT DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT
Conceptualisation, modeling, prototyping, testing and pre-industrialization of products. Reduction of product development time. Design, development and control of industrial processes and equipment. Design of optical systems and sensors. Quality control of 2D and 3D product.
ADAPTATIVE AND SMART MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS
Smart systems for decision-making in complex processes. Simulation and optimization of the manufacturing process and internal transport systems. Logistics management systems. Human-machine collaboration. ICT security and communications.
- The UPC's Institute for Textile Research and Industrial Cooperation in Terrassa (INTEXTER) is creating a platform based on blockchain technology that will directly affect the entire value chain of textile products.