The Computer Vision Center received an honouring visit from the Catalan Consellera of Research and Universities, with the opportunity to showcase its technology to a set of institutional actors and legislators, key to the government of Catalonia.
The Honourable Dr. Gemma Geis, Consellera of Research and Universities of the Catalan Government, has visited the Computer Vision Center, along with a set of distinguished stakeholders from the regional government today, 2nd of Sepetember. This institutional visit had the aim to know, first-hand, about our research and development activities and counted with the presence of Mr. Josep Ribas, General Secretary of the Catalonian University Council in the Catalan Government, Mr. Joan Gómez, Director of Research of Catalonia, and the Excellent and Magnificent Dr. Javier Lafuente, Rector of the UAB.
During the visit, the Consellera met with Dr. Josep Lladós, CVC Director, and Dr. Antonio López, ICREA Professor at the CVC. It started with an institutional presentation by Dr. Lladós about what is Computer Vision, the way research and technology transfer is developed at CVC, as well as the importance of our research center on the Catalan ecosystem of Artificial Intelligence and computer vision.
Then, Dr. López spoke briefly about the autonomous mobility CVC projects and the key role of computer vision in the development of the automotive field.