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Newsletter CIT UPC nº74     View in your browser
 
 
 
  Projects
 
 
 
 
Environment
  

Innovative technologies for reclamation of urban and industrial wastewater
 

INTEXTER and MCIA are participating in the REGIREU (Research on water regeneration technologies and risk manager for reuse) project, which is designed to gain knowledge and develop innovative technologies to reclaim residual urban and industrial wastewater for subsequent reuse.

 
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Mobility
  

Best Routes Project: Improvements in routes and distribution of food products
 

Through its spin-off Sparsity Technologies, DAMA UPC is participating in Best Routes, a project to improve transport routes and the distribution of food products. The aim of this project is to undertake a pilot study in which food distribution companies use regular public passenger transport...

 
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Environmental Quality
  

Eighth edition of the Spanish National Congress on Legionella and Environmental Quality
 

On 20 and 21 February at the Terrassa branch of the National Museum of Science and Technology of Catalonia, CRESCA UPC organised the Eighth edition of the Spanish National Congress on Legionella and Environmental Quality ...

 
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  Activities CIT UPC
 
 
 
 
CIT UPC participates in the Final Event of the S2S Project in Cambridge
 
 

Around 100 participants from around the world met in Cambridge for the Future of Open Innovation Practices Day, organised by the Science2Society (S2S) project to facilitate interaction between the participating stakeholders.

 
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The UPC, another year at the Mobile World Congress
 
 

Several projects in which the UPC participates in the area of biotechnology (the ABLE exoskeleton) and 5G technology, as well as University spin-offs, were present at the 14th edition of the Mobile World Congress and the associated event 4YFN, held in Barcelona on 25–28 February. 

 
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Spin-offs

STEERING MACHINES:
Best start-up in Barcelona Activa's acceleration programme
 
 

The Center for Industrial Equipment Design’s (CDEI UPC) young spin-off won the best start-up prize at the Demoday promoted by Barcelona Activa’s pre-acceleration programme for technology projects.

 
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Technological capabilities

Virtual and augmented reality
 
 

We develop solutions related to areas such as: virtual and augmented reality and immersive interaction, data visualization, crowds and virtual human animation, geometry processing, real-time rendering, creation of augmented reality applications, or high-precision recording of georeferenced virtual objects in the real world.

 
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CIT UPC Blog
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
8M: Women in technology
 
 

The relationship between women and innovation continues to attract attention in 2019. Some technological developments that have been in the news for their innovative nature were promoted by teams led by women, even though the proportion of female to male postdoctoral researches stands at 40%-60%, according to the report Dona i Ciència (Women and Science) by the Government of Catalonia...

 
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 Did you know...
 
 

The UPC forms part of the first Spanish Oceanographic Observation Committee (CEOO).

The CEOO has been established recently with the participation of the UPC, through the OBSEA underwater observatory, located in Vilanova i la Geltrú. Ten further Spanish public entities participate in this committee.

 
 
 
 
 
   Information of interest
 
 Open call for Industrial Doctorates (ID) 2019.
 WIPO Technology Trends 2019 on Artificial Intelligence
 European Comission 101 ideas on the future of research and innovation in Europe
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Calendar
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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14-17 May
 
 
 
 
 
2-6 September
 
 
 
 
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