What is CIT UPC?
CIT UPC, the Technology Center of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, puts the university research capacity at the service of innovation in companies based on the knowledge and results of the research and technology transfer centers of the UPC.
TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE GENERAL BENEFIT
of society and, in particular, to improve business competitiveness through the transfer and commercialisation of technological knowledge.
TO PROMOTE APPLIED RESEARCH,
foster cooperation and internal coordination among the various UPC research groups and research centres, with a view to conducting research and transferring the R&D results to the business world.
TO MEET THE TECHNOLOGY NEEDS
of companies, as well as any other institutions, by providing a comprehensive, multidisciplinary technological service, thereby bolstering companies’ efforts to innovate.
TO PROMOTE SOCIAL RECOGNITION
of the technology transfer and commercialisation function performed by the research centres – and by the UPC as a whole – with emphasis on technological excellence.
Jordi Martín and Ramón Dueso