1. The UPC, among the world’s top 30 universities in Civil and Structural Engineering and Architecture and Built Environment

    The UPC ranks among the world’s top 100 universities in the subjects Civil and Structural Engineering (23rd), Architecture and Built Environment (29th), Art and Design, Telecommunications, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and Mechanical,...
  2. The mechanical engineer Evert Hoek was awarded an honorary doctorate by the UPC

    On 6 March the UPC conferred an honorary doctoral degree on the engineer and rock mechanics expert Evert Hoek, an outstanding figure in the field of mining engineering worldwide. The award, approved by the UPC Governing Council on 21 June 2018, was...
  3. The UPC continues promoting technology-based companies by backing six new spin-offs

    In the last few months, the UPC has launched and partnered with six new spin-offs, namely: Elem Biotech, Mitiga Solutions, NearbyComputing (these three with the Barcelona Supercomputing Center - Centro Nacional de Supercomputación as a shareholder),...
  4. The UPC in Terrassa is leading the creation of new technologies for industrial wastewater treatment and reuse

    INTEXTER and the MCIA research group, both of which belong to the UPC and are located on the Terrassa Campus, launched the ELDE project with the aim of creating new technologies for wastewater treatment and reuse in the paper, chemical and leather...
  5. UNITE!, the UPC’s bid for a benchmark European technological university

    The UPC and six European partners (the Instituto Superior Técnico, the Grenoble Institute of Technology, the Politecnico di Torino, TU Darmstadt, the Royal Institute of Technology and Aalto University) have submitted a proposal called UNITE! in the...
  6. Artificial intelligence will improve quality of life for Alzheimer's patients

    The UPC is coordinating the European eHealth research project CaregiversPRO-MMD, in which a virtual health platform has been created to support people with Alzheimer's disease, their caregivers and health professionals.
  7. The UPC once again at the Mobile World Congress

    Several biotechnology and 5G projects backed by the UPC, as well as a number of spin-offs from the University, were presented at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) and the 4 Years From Now (4YFN) event, which took place in Barcelona between 25 and 28...

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