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Nov 07, 2017

The next week-end, 6 teams from UPC who designed and built electric vehicles to take part in some competitions, will meet in EXPOELECTRIC.

Apr 13, 2018

The Lightning Research Group (LRG) of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), based on the Terrassa Campus, is participating in the ASIM space mission to observe, record and analyse the most violent electrical storms that occur in the atmosphere. The aim is to verify data collected by an observatory installed on the International Space Station (ISS), which will measure high-energy terrestrial emissions in the atmosphere, by comparing it to data obtained by the UPC at various points around the planet.

Jul 03, 2018

The Environmental Engineering and Microbiology Group (GEMMA) of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) has built a 30-m3 pilot plant for the production of bioproducts and bioenergy from microalgae grown in wastewater. The plant has been installed in the Agròpolis, an experimental site located in Viladecans and forming part of the UPC’s Baix Llobregat Campus.

Jul 19, 2018

Formar una nova generació d’investigadors especialitzats en noves tècniques quirúrgiques robotitzades, en la predicció de fenòmens meteorològics extrems, en l’adaptació de les comunicacions per fibra òptica per fer front al creixent augment del trànsit de dades, i en el desenvolupament de catalitzadors bimetàl·lics per a la producció d’hidrogen, són els objectius dels quatre nous projectes de la UPC seleccionats en la darrera convocatòria Marie Skłodowska-Curie (MSCA), en el marc de l’acció ‘Innovative Training Networks’, i que permetran contractar cinc joves investigadors per a un període de tres anys.

Jul 30, 2018

The arrival of summer marks the start of the international university competition Formula Student, in which the UPC student teams Dynamics UPC, e-Tech Racing, ETSEIB Motorsport, UPC ecoRacing and Vilanova Formula Team are participating. The five UPC teams will compete in various European circuits within the competition and will meet from 22 to 26 August in Formula Student Spain at the Barcelona-Catalunya circuit in Montmeló.

Sep 26, 2018

ETSEIB Motorsport’s electric car took third place at a competition in the Czech Republic, and Dynamics UPC finished second in the combustion class at Formula Student Netherlands. The final competition of the season for both teams was Formula Student Spain, where the rest of the UPC teams – UPC ecoRacing, e-Tech Racing and Vilanova Formula Team – also took part.