Outreach activities


One of the main pillars of the CVC’s mission is outreach. The CVC is committed to making its research accessible to all kinds of audiences, working to offer interesting content, scientific dissemination activities and citizen science programmes to bring Computer Vision and Artificial Intelligence closer to citizens.

The CVC’s outreach actions aim to increase the general knowledge of science and innovation within the society, promote research results at local, national and international levels and encourage scientific vocations among young people.

Since 2021, the CVC is recognized as a Unit of Scientific Culture and Innovation (UCC+i) by the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT) and is part of the Spanish UCC+i Network. UCC+i acts as an intermediary between research centers and citizens, with the main aim of promoting scientific, technological and innovation culture and knowledge through a range of activities.

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Outreach news & events

#100tífiques: promoting science and technology among young people and enhancing female role models

February 24, 2023

Several female scientists from the Computer Vision Center (CVC) participated in the #100tífiques programme, an initiative promoted by the Catalan Foundation for Research and Innovation (FCRI) and the Barcelona Institute for Science and Technology (BIST) in collaboration with the Education Department of the Generalitat of Catalonia.  The #100tífiques programme aims to raise awareness of the … Read more

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February 11 is the “International Day of Women and Girls in Science” and also Grandmas in Science Day!

February 21, 2023

In collaboration with the Red Cross Cerdanyola-Ripollet-Montcada, our research center organized an activity for female senior citizens to celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, February 11. Twelve grandmas visited CVC and participated in a workshop aimed to encourage and empower them to get involved in science and enhance their natural curiosity … Read more

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Alex Gómez-Villa is presenting “Do machines dream about visual illusions?” at PRISMA’22 Conference

November 14, 2022

The PRISMA Conference is organised every year by the Association for affective-sexual and gender diversity in Science, Technology and Innovation. This 2022 edition will be held in Barcelona on 13-15 November. Our PhD researcher Alex Gómez-Villa is participating in the “Short Talks” session on 14 November with the presentation “Do machines dream about visual illusions?” … Read more

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Alex Gómez-Villa presenta “¿Sueñan las máquinas con ilusiones visuales?” en la Noche Europea de la Investigación

October 4, 2022

El pasado 30 de septiembre, el CVC participó en la #EuropeanResearchersNight🌙 con un taller sobre IA 🤖 y percepción 👁️‍🗨️ “¿Sueñan las máquinas con ilusiones visuales?” impartido por nuestra PhD Alex Gomez-Villa, apoyada por nuestra especialista en Comunicación Científica Laura Martín Montañez en CosmoCaixa, Museo de la Ciencia. Aunque el taller estaba dirigido a público … Read more

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DT4Regions actions at OLLD 2022

September 20, 2022

The Open Living Lab Days (OLLD) will take place this year in Turin, Italy, from September 20 to 23. The Computer Vision Center (CVC) participates in the event by organizing two workshops and a session on the social impact of AI. 🟥 “Developing the Mutual Learning Community through DT Stories” 🟥 “Living Labs for digitalization, smart cities … Read more

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ACER-awarded students research stay at CVC

September 14, 2022

Every year, Generalitat of Catalonia awards those students who performed the best during their baccalaureate studies with an official merit prize, known as ‘Premi Extraordinari de Batxillerat’. The award recognizes the winners with different special treats. Among them, the awarded students can undertake a short internship in a research center or institution of their interest. … Read more

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La recerca del CVC des dels ulls dels alumnes del grau de Comunicació Interactiva de la UAB

June 27, 2022

Conèixer a fons com es gestiona i desenvolupa un projecte de recerca i innovació i divulgar-ho a la societat: aquesta ha estat la missió de l’alumnat del grau de Comunicació Interactiva de la UAB durant els últims mesos. I ho han fet a través de cinc projectes de recerca del CVC capdavanters, cadascun d’ells amb … Read more

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Open Day 2022 at CVC

May 27, 2022

Once a year, the Computer Vision Centre organises an Open Day, a day where everyone interested in computer vision and artificial intelligence is encouraged to come visit our facilities to find out more about what we do and how we contribute to society. This year, the event took place on Thursday, 26 May, and there … Read more

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El CVC renueva su sello de Unidad de Cultura Científica e Innovación de la FECYT

March 15, 2022

El CVC ha renovado satisfactoriamente su sello de Unidad de Cultura Científica y de la Innovación (UCC+I) por la Fundación Española para la Ciencia y la Tecnología (FECYT), dependiente del Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación. De nuevo se ratifica nuestro compromiso para acercar ciencia y ciudadanía. La Red de UCC+I nació en 2007 en el … Read more

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“IA: aplicacions, reptes i oportunitats” – Curs CVC i La Casa Elizalde

March 12, 2022

Des del passat 27 de gener fins al 3 de març (tots els dijous de 18.30-20h), investigadors i investigadores del CVC han impartit el curs online “Intel·ligència Artificial: aplicacions, reptes i oportunitats” a la Casa Elizalde. Amb 23 persones de formació diversa i amb moltes ganes d’aprendre, les sessions es van centrar en diferents aspectes … Read more

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Citizen Science Projects & Social Impact of AI


Computer Vision and AI in public libraries


Citizen dialogues on AI, ethics and citizen participation

Library Living Lab

An Open and Citizen-Centric Approach for Innovation

3D Scanning Capitals

Citizens Co-Creating the City’s           Digital Cultural Heritage

Game of Crowds

Innovative digital experiences combining historical demographics, Computer Vision and citizen science

Activities with Schools, High Schools & Universities


School & High School visits 

During the year, the CVC receives several visits from schools and high schools

3Ts project (Tasta i Testeja Tecnologia)

An educational programme aimed at secondary school students to promote STEAM vocations

ESCOLAB Programme

School Visits at CVC within the Barcelona Council's ESCOLAB programme


CROMA 2.0 Programme

Collaboration in the CROMA 2.0 programme of the Autònoma Solidària Foundation (FAS).

Fairs, festivals and other activities


CVC Open Day

Annual Open Day to showcase our research, projects, demonstrations and facilities.

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European Researchers Night


Barcelona Science Festival

Biennal Ciutat i Ciència Barcelona

Pint of Science

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Communication & Marketing team



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