CDEI-UPC (Center for Industrial Equipment Design) is a technology innovation center at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC). Its objective is to provide support to the needs of equipment manufacturing companies, especially SMEs, regarding technology and innovation in order to give them a competitive edge and help them design and develop their equipment and products.

News

Successful participation in the 16th edition of the Masters Emei

Last 6th of October initiated with great success the new Professional Master of Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Equipment.

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CDEI TAKES PART IN EUROPEAN PROJECT DIDSOLIT_PB

CDEI-UPC participated in the first phase of the European Project DIDSOLIT_PB, led by UAB, with application in the geographical area of the Mediterranean Sea.

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Towards a model for the Energy Transition

UPC has initiated a process to promote, technologies and new organizational and management forms aimed to developing a new Energy and social model, based on the use of renewable energy.

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DESIGN OF A STRIPPER OF CORN EARS IN EN ECUADOR

CDEI-UPC and ESPE has developed this equipment based on the design philosophy IN CONTEXT (methodology of studying the whole operational process including geographic context, environmental, cultural and technological context) and design IN BLUE (centered work system to minimize energy consumption and environmental impacts from the stages of definition and conceptual design of an equipment).

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DEVELOPMENT OF A LANDSLIDE MODELING EQUIPMENT

The Industrial Equipment Design Center (CDEI UPC) has been involved in the development of a new  landslides modeling equipment which has the ability to measure temperature and pressure in the cutting strip and applying high pressure and shear rates in the soil sample analyzed.

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CIGARETTE CASE FOR A NEW CIGARETTE SMOKING TREATMENT

The Industrial Equipment design Center (CDEI UPC), in collaboration with the Center for Addiction Research and Treatment (CITA), take part in the development of a new treatment for smoking addiction based on the innovative use of an existing technology. CDEI-UPC has developed the functional design for device manufacture.

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New chair of business to innovate in the production of flexible packaging

Comexi Group, University of Girona and  Polytechnic University of Catalonia • BarcelonaTech (UPC) signed on June 10 an agreement for the creation of the Chair Manel Xifra Boada in research and technology innovation in the production of flexible packaging.

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PARTICIPATION IN THE MEETING OF INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY IN BOGOTA (COLOMBIA)

On June 13th, the Central University and Open&Distance National University of Bogota conducted a meeting on Innovation and Technology "The challenges of internationalization of the Colombian economy", focused on strengthening the competitiveness and innovation of companies in the context of economic globalization.

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CDEI AT "VALOR AFEGIT"

The report “Universities and Companies: necessary connection.” was issued on the last 19th of December in the program “Valor Afegit” of Catalonia Channel 33. UPC presented, among other cases, the collaboration of almost 3 decades between Girbau company and the CDEI-UPC.

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UPC signed an agreement with Girbau Group in the frame of the figure "Cątedra Girbau UPC"

The Chair of the UPC Group Girbau in research and innovation in laundry technology has been created today, February 13th, following the agreement signed by the rector of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia. BarcelonaTech (UPC), Antoni Giró, and the CEO of Girbau Group, Pere Girbau Pous.
 

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8th UPC Awards for Research Evaluation

The Motorized Hook project, created by the Center for Industrial Equipment Design (CDEI), has won the award for the best technology transfer project at the latest edition of the UPC Awards for Research Evaluation.

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Center for Industrial Equipment Design · 2011