The UPC's research centres and laboratories generate knowledge and transfer their results to industry, facilitating innovation and raising competitiveness



The UPC is a leading university in the area of patent applications and exploitation.

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Spin offs

The UPC has extensive experience in supporting the business creation process.

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Empren UPC

Services and facilities for putting business ideas into practice.


Services for companies

The Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya offers companies a unique combination of innovation, talent and technology. Renowned for its role in industrial research at the national and international levels, the UPC is a knowledge hub that drives growth across the business sector, providing tailored solutions, specialised training and access to a range of services and facilities.