Collaboration to develop more efficient, robust mobile equipment to collect bins The Industrial Equipment Design Centre (CDEI UPC) has worked with the company Palvi to develop new equipment for collecting recycling bins. The result greatly improves efficacy and cuts the cost of the recycling process.
Dec 12, 2014
A group of researchers and students at the EPSEVG have designed a tool to help people with disabilities to learn and communicate Easy Communicator (ECO) is a tool for learning and communicating on mobile devices that is designed to improve the possibilities for communication and understanding of people who have difficulties with language, learning or relations with their environment. The application is being developed by a group of researchers and students at the Vilanova i la Geltrú School of Engineering (EPSEVG). The group is led by the Accessibility Chair of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). The first pilot version will be available for iOS and Android before the end of the year.
Dec 10, 2014
The period for applying for student financial aid from the Erasmus+ Programme is now open From 21 November onwards, students can apply for financial aid in the first call of Erasmus+ Study Mobility, which is part of the Erasmus+ Programme promoting international student mobility and starts this year. The funding is directed at first-cycle, second-cycle, bachelor's and master's degree students who have been assigned an Erasmus mobility place for study.
Nov 27, 2014
First ESA business incubator in Spain opens on Baix Llobregat Campus On 27 November, the official opening of ESA BIC Barcelona, the European Space Agency’s first business incubator in Spain, was held on the Baix Llobregat Campus of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) in Castelldefels. Hemav IP anywhere, DAPCOM and Born Positiu are the first companies to set up shop at ESA BIC Barcelona, which is managed by Barcelona Activa and housed in the RDIT building of the UPC Research and Innovation Park.
Nov 27, 2014
ESADE, IED and the ETSETB collaborate with CERN for innovation in meeting society's needs The ETSETB of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), ESADE and IED were chosen to work on an initiative of the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN). Students from the three institutions will use the most sophisticated technology available to develop new products and services in support of society.
Nov 25, 2014