The UPC’s Innovation and Technology Centre (CIT UPC) took part in Tech Spirit Barcelona, the event organised by Barcelona Tech City together with Barcelona City Council, the Government of Catalonia, the Government of Spain, ACCIÓ, Barcelona Activa, Mobile World Capital Barcelona, the Zona Franca Consortium, Barcelona Chamber of Commerce, and other institutions in the startup community, in response to the cancellation of the MWC Barcelona and 4YFN.
CIT UPC participated in the Brokerage Event, an activity that is part of the MWC activities and was held this year at the Casa Llotja de Mar. The technological capabilities of the UPC were demonstrated in the Mobile area as well as some of the projects developed on smart connectivity in specific areas such as 5G, artificial intelligence, connectivity applied to mobility, connectivity with our planet, industrial IoT, security and privacy, media and entertainment.
Some of the projects were a small autonomous vehicle called ADD for last-mile goods delivery, a new processor for smart computing systems, the application of beamforming in wireless communications to make them more reliable and accurate, new architectures and technologies for improving the capacity of the 5G network and reducing its energy consumption, or an app to help in the differential diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease.
Tech Spirit Barcelona registered over 15,000 visitors and around a hundred activities between 25 and 27 February, most of them aimed at entrepreneurs.
You can find more information on the various projects and technological capabilities here.