RDI - Technological Innovation

About us

A high-calibre technology centre that is a world leader in the technologies the School specialises in, recognised in science and industry, and comprised of multidisciplinary research groups.

Our mission

To improve and increase the competitiveness, progress and technological capacity of companies and other organisations through joint projects, provision of advanced technology services, and technology transfer.

What we offer

The Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya offers innovation, talent and knowledge transfer. By focusing on these objectives, the UPC's de Vilanova i la Geltrú Campus contributes to the country’s technological development, strengthening relations with the business environment by providing tailored technology solutions, specialised training, and other services, facilities and spaces.

Research at the Vilanova Campus is conducted mainly by research groups, which receive funding from public institutions (national and/or European) ) to work on projects, and also enter into agreements with companies to carry out knowledge transfer activities. The main activities include:

What's our background?

Research at the UPC campus in Vilanova has expanded in recent years:

This has been achieved with the involvement and support of the Catalan public administration, and, in particular, of institutions, businesspeople and other individuals engaged in pursuing innovation.


Research groups are distributed in various campus buildings based on their area of expertise.

Building A (EPSEVG) – The main campus building houses several research groups: AMPC, Accessibility Chair, GAECE, SEPIC and Number Theory.

Building C (CTVG) -This building is home to two research groups: CDAL and SARTI

Building E (Neàpolis) – Four research groups work on the second floor of the building: CETpD, CRAAX, INSIDE and SARTI.

Building F (LAB) – This building, located at the Port of Vilanova i la Geltrú, houses the Applied Bioacoustics Laboratory (LAB).

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Office open hours

From October to May:
Monday to Friday, 9.30 a.m. to 2.00 p.m.
Wendnesday: 3:00 p.m.- 5:30 p.m.

From June to September:
Monday to Friday, 9.30 a.m. to 2.00 p.m.

Closure periods - 2024

From 2 to 5 January
From 5 to 23 August
From 27 to 31 December