The past month of December, the UPC signed an agreement with Group JG
    in the form of Professorship University- Company that has the intention to add together framework of the resources to develop interesting themes for the Company, that represent a clear social benefit.

The Professorship, assign to the "Escola Tècnica Superior d'Enginyeria Industrial de Barcelona" and directed by the teacher of this centre, Pere Alavedra, will act in the formation, investigation, transference and spreading. Amongst his activities figures the creation of a scholarship, end of career awards, conference programmes and teaching lessons, promotion of the sustainability of works of the course, projects of the end of career and doctoral thesis. Also national and international meetings of experts will be organized about the sustainability of buildings. Investigation projects will also be developed in the Spanish and European range and a special attention will be given to the spreading through the studies, publications, stage, etc. The Group JG, with more than 30 years of experience in engineering building services, will aport his resources to be able to promote the implantation of the sustainable concept, a theme of vital importance to obtain the technological know how to make buildings more inhabitable and functional, to make them less aggressive as well as making the environment.