The meeting was held online and face-to-face to provide information about public-private RETOS funding lines. The aim was to create project collaboration opportunities for companies in CEQUIP and UPC research groups and centres associated with technology transfer.
The welcome speech was given by Jose Mª Cabrera, director of CIM UPC and of the UPC research centre Procomame. The director of CIT UPC, Antonio Álvarez, spoke about the University’s research and technology transfer capacity in advanced manufacturing, industry 4.0 and digitalisation. Other participants included Carles Domènech, director of the Industrial Equipment Design Centre (CDEI), who presented the capacities of the group; Cristina Salinas, from the UPC Research and Innovation Support Service, who presented the 2021 call of the AEI; and Felip Fenollosa, Director of Research and Innovation at CIM UPC, who presented technological capacities in 3D printing and Industry 4.0 of CIM UPC. The meeting was closed by Climent Molins, Vice-Rector for Transfer, Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the UPC.
At the end of the session, participants were offered a visit to the CIM UPC pilot plant.
Over fifty people attended the event.