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. European artificial intelligence leaders meet at the UPC in Barcelona to promote the use of this technology in the EU

    This meeting marks the starting point of the AI4EU project, which receives €20 million euros in funding from the European Commission and has 79 partners from 21 countries, among them 60 leading research centres. The objective is to provide users...
  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 motility of a unicellular aquatic organism could inspire new robotic crawlers

    A team of researchers led by professor and researcher Marino Arroyo, from the UPC and the IBEC, discovered Euglena cells’ ability to crawl remarkably fast in narrow spaces. These unicellular organisms live in water and perform harmoniously...

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