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  1. Apps may detect a maximum of 10% COVID-19 infections, according to a study by the UPC’s BIOCOM-SC group

    A study conducted by the UPC’s Computational Biology and Complex Systems Group (BIOCOM-SC) reveals that Bluetooth-based apps are able to detect a maximum of 10% of infections. The study reports that apps could help detect some cases but they are...
  2. The UPC among the best Spanish universities in Engineering according to the Ranking CYD

    The UPC is the top university in Spain in Informatics, Civil and Mechanical Engineering, and it is ranked as one of the three best Spanish universities in Electrical, Chemical and Materials Engineering according to the Ranking CYD, which also...
  3. Statements regarding coronavirus (COVID-19)

    This page contains the main statements, updates, instructions and resources published by the UPC on the coronavirus health emergency and on the plan for ending the lockdown
  4. Rector's statement posted on 15 July 2020

    Coinciding with the closing of the academic year, the Rector of the UPC, Francesc Torres, has thanked the response to the profound challenge posed by COVID-19 in a new video statement addressed to the university community published on 15 July 2020...
  5. The UPC, the 36th best young university in the world in the QS Top 50 Under 50 ranking

    In the 2021 edition of the QS Top 50 Under 50 ranking, which lists the world’s best universities under 50, the UPC is ranked 36th in the world. The University climbs two positions among European universities to the 11th place. It also remains the...
  6. The UPC has planned the start of the 2020–2021 academic year and has approved a range of initiatives to adapt activities to new needs

    The Governing Council of the UPC has approved a document that specifies a face-to-face teaching model that is also flexible and hybrid for the first semester of the upcoming academic year, depending on the demands of the pandemic and the...
  7. A UPC research group and the company B. Braun investigate new inactivation strategies against SARS-CoV-2 virus through modified nanoparticles and activation of heat nanosources

    The research group Innovation in Materials and Molecular Engineering - Biomaterials for Regenerative Therapies (IMEM) of the UPC will investigate, in collaboration with B. Braun, the detection, blocking and elimination of the SARS-CoV-2 virus using...
  8. Novel photonic platform capable of producing quantum walks of structured photons in 2D

    A team of researchers from the UPC’s Department of Physics, the Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II (Italy) and the Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO) have discovered a novel photonic platform, capable of producing quantum walks of...

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