The Observatory at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid is a platform that gives information about the R&D+i carried out at the university. The tool allows data about projects, research structures, results protection and university-business chairs to be consulted and simple graphics and statistical analyses to be generated.More info
The aim of the R&D+i Observatory is to bring together all the information about the research and innovation work done at the university, so that it is public and accessible to the university community, to business and, in general, to any user interested in the scientific production carried out at UPM and the results generated.
The R&D+i research groups and centres and institutes are a vehicle for research and knowledge transfer.
National, regional, international and in-house projects carried out within the research structures enable us to progress with society's scientific development, always aligned with achieving the Sustainable Development Goals set out in the 2030 Agenda.
The research results may be capable of protection by patent and software, fostering their transfer to the production sector. Furthermore, they may also give rise to the creation of spin-off and start-up business at UPM.
Researchers from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and University of Florence are developing a bio-inspired robot equipped with special chemical sensors able to detect the pH of water.
Researchers from UPM and CSIC have employed waste from the agri-food industry to develop biomaterials that are able to act as matrices to regenerate bone and cartilage tissues, which is of great interest for the treatment of diseases related to aging.
Researchers from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid have determined the tolerance to salinity of giant reed and its biomass production.
UPM researchers have discovered the anisoplin, a new protein produced by a pathogenic fungus of insects and mites that provides new possibilities for the design of biotechnological tools to control pests. This discovery was made by a team of researchers from Universidad Politécnica and Complutense of Madrid.
Researchers from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) have calculated for the first time the real energy expenditure in different training programs, including both aerobic and anaerobic contribution.
Researchers from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and Universidad Complutense de Madrid have developed a methodology early prediction of crises in chronic diseases, such as migraines.
The initial application will be based on facilitating transport access card management using NFC, as well as unifying all the cards for the user. It will offer attractive indirect services to the user such as real time public transport information, delay alerts, and direct marketing.
Researchers at the Univesidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) along with the Ilía Sistemas company are making progress on the development of a new biometric technique that would allow us to identify people through their personal odor.
Researchers at the UPM have participated in the design of a device that allows us to perform tracheotomies faster and safe being beneficial for both patients and healthcare staff
Researchers at the UPM are in charge of the design of an authentication protocol for communication among medical devices by using RFID technology that guarantees the security and privacy of patient data.
Researchers at the UPM have found beneficial effects of the Pseudomonas fluorescens bacterium for the colonization of the black truffles on the pine roots. These results can be promising to enhance the cultivation of truffles.
Researchers at the UPM have designed a system to help users of social networks on mobile devices to filter and select the most interesting information to them at all time.
Researchers at the UPM have patented gypsum boards able to store thermal energy that can reduce up to 40% of energy consumption of a building.
An international team in which a UPM researcher is involved has shown that it is possible to mechanically destroy cancer cells by rotating magnetic nanoparticles attached to them in elongated aggregates.
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