Freesound Logo The Freesound platform, an established world leader for audio exchange 15.02.2018

Freesound is a collaborative online platform, created in 2005 by the Music Technology research group (MTG) of the Department of Information and Communication Technologies (DTIC) at UPF, which allows musicians, artists and researchers to exchange sounds free of charge under a Creative Commons (CC) license. In all this time, the platform has become established in […]

Drainage Inspector Robot Trials to select a robot that will inspect the urban drainage network and the sewer system

·Trials take place to select a robot to inspect the urban sewers remotely. ·During the week of 10 July 2017, expert advisors in robotics, should decide on the two consortiums that would go on into the project’s next phases, which will have a duration of one year each. The previous week, on 6 and 7 […]

Schematic illustration of a hybrid information network. Credit: ICFO/Scixel Quantum Internet goes Hybrid 13.02.2018

ICFO researchers report the first demonstration of an elementary link of a hybrid quantum information network, using a cold atomic cloud and a doped crystal as quantum nodes and single photons as information carriers. In a study published in Nature, ICFO researchers Nicolas Maring, Pau Farrera, Dr. Kutlu Kutluer, Dr. Margherita Mazzera, and Dr. Georg Heinze led […]

Powder metallurgy BCAM collaborates with ETXE-TAR on the FRACTAL Project

This initiative represents the merge between Spanish Scientific Research and Industrial sectors and has been funded with more than 7 million euros by CDTI. The collaboration started in 2014 as part of BCAM’s ongoing efforts to work closely with industry and has already shown some promising results FRACTAL – Development of Spanish-Technology Based Advanced Manufacturing […]

BSC - Marenostrum 4 Supercomputer MareNostrum 4 begins operation

The MareNostrum supercomputer is beginning operation and starts executing applications for scientific research. MareNostrum 4, hosted by Barcelona Supercomputing Center, is entirely aimed at generating scientific knowledge and its computer architecture has been called ‘the most diverse and interesting in the world’ by international experts. The Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness has funded […]

The Nano Electronic Diagnostic Array (NEDxA) NEDxA, commercialized by Genomica 09.02.2018

Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC) The Nano Electronic Diagnostic Array (NEDxA) is the result of the Joint Research Unit between IBEC’s Nanobioengineering group, led by Josep Samitier, and Genomica S.A.U. (Grupo Zeltia), the leading Spanish company in molecular diagnostics. NEDxA-HPV is a new in vitro diagnostics device for Human Papillomavirus (HPV) testing, a new […]