The UPC at the Smart City Expo World Congress 2021

La UPC, the TECNIO Association for promoting technology transfer in Catalonia
November 10, 2021
The UPC, at the Smart City Expo World Congress 2021
November 24, 2021


Once again, the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), through CIT UPC, will be at the Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC), which will take place in Barcelona at the Fira de Barcelona, Recinte Gran Via, between 16 and 18 November.

UPC will have a stand (F112, Pavilion 2, Level 0) where the latest projects developed by the university will be presented, as well as the technological capacities and solutions in enabling technologies, energy and the environment, the urban environment, life and inclusion, economy, infrastructure and buildings, security and protection.

On 17 November we will be holding the presentation of several projects which the UPC is involved in. All of those who will be visiting the Expo are welcome to the session:

UPC’s innovative projects to improve citizen’s lives

In a constantly changing environment, technology drives the advances made to improve people’s lives. In this context, the UPC presents some projects in areas as wide-ranging as health and care for our elderly, Industry 4.0, mobility and the sustainability of cities, from the perspectives of the circular economy or advanced materials.

11.30 – 11.45 h DIGNITY, DIGital traNsport In and for socieTY, Elisabet Roca (LESEC UPC).

11.45 – 12.00 h Project SECUTIL, Security of Cyberphysical Systems from an Automatic Control Perspective, Vicenç Puig (CS2AC UPC).

12.00 – 12.15 h Continuous Human Gait Monitoring System, Xavier Moncunill, Arnau Arumi (CIRCUIT UPC).

12.15 – 12.30 h ​Sustainable strategies for deploying smart city solutions: case study in San Sebastian. Francesc Pardo (GRIC UPC)

 12.30 – 12.45 h Smarthubs. The future intermodality, Joan Moreno (GRU UPC), Inés Aquilué (CARNET / UPC) and Mariona Conill (Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona – AMB).

12.45 – 13.00 h Caldas Transversal Bio-Road. A sustainable road through the Colombian Andes, Xavier Álvarez del Castillo (CATMech UPC).

13.00 – 13.15 h Development of a multi-sensor gas-based system for comfort and indoor activity monitoring, Jordi Fonollosa (CREB UPC).

13.15 – 13.30 h Paperchain Project. New Market Niches for the Pulp and Paper Industry Waste based on circular economy approaches, Adriana Martínez Reguero (MATCAR UPC).

Date: 17 November

Time: 11.30 – 13.30h.

Place: UPC  Booth Hall P2, Level 0, Street F, Stand 112 Gran Via Venue, Fira de Barcelona

CARNET, an initiative coordinated by CIT UPC, will also participate in the parallel event at the Smart City Congress, Tomorrow Mobility.  In a stand with SEAT, CARNET will present the Autonomous Driving Challenge, a competition in which students from various Spanish universities develop software to move the model cars that are provided along a route autonomously, by means of their sensors.