Technology transfer

Knowledge and Technology Transfer Unit (KTT)

The CVC’s Knowledge & Technology Transfer Unit (KTT) represents and promotes CVC technologies in industrial fairs and meetings with private and public companies that need to solve industrial challenges using computer vision.

The CVC has several ways of making its technologies available to industry: licensing a technology, consultancy services, partnership in public funding calls, collaborative research, technology development and other services to solve specific needs and challenges faced by companies.

Overall,  KTT supports researchers in the technology development of their innovations and the creation of new services, products and spin-offs.

The KTT unit offers the following services:

Evaluation of technology in relation to the state of the art, market needs and required technological development

Advice on appropriate intellectual property protection

Negotiations with potential licensees of CVC technologies

Client portfolio management and search for new outsourced research with relevant companies

Provide the required support and training for the creation of spin-offs and technology commercialisation

Advice on funding and intellectual property tests, technology landscaping and technology development in real and relevant environments

Tech-Transfer News

CVC at IoT Solutions World Congress 2023

February 6, 2023

The Computer Vision Center was present at this year’s IOTSWC, thanks to the support of Generalitat de Catalunya, highlighting its latest Computer Vision solutions for mobility management. The IoT Solutions World Congress is the largest international event dedicated to IoT (Internet of Things) solutions for industry. This year the event took place from January 31 … Read more

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SPEAR: An Open-Source Photorealistic Simulator for Embodied AI

January 13, 2023

Intel Labs develops the Simulator for Photorealistic Embodied AI Research (SPEAR) with the collaboration of the Computer Vision Center (CVC), Kujiale and the Technical University of Munich. This highly realistic, open-source simulation platform accelerates the training and validation of embodied AI systems in indoor domains. SPEAR can be downloaded under an open-source MIT license and customised … Read more

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El CVC s’afegeix com a nou soci del Clúster Audiovisual de Catalunya

July 8, 2022

El CVC s’ha adherit recentment al Clúster Audiovisual de Catalunya. El CVC, amb més de 27 anys d’experiència en el camp de la recerca, innovació i formació en visió per computador, s’ha incorporat com a nou soci del clúster, una iniciativa que serveix de punt de trobada de més de 150 empreses i institucions de … Read more

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El simulador CARLA, guardonat amb el Premi Nacional de Recerca

June 9, 2022

El Centre de Visió per Computador (CVC) i Intel Intelligent Systems Lab han estat guardonats amb el Premi Nacional al Partenariat Publicoprivat en R+I pel desenvolupament conjunt del simulador de codi obert sense ànim de lucre CARLA, per entrenar i validar sistemes de conducció autònoma. El premi s’ha lliurat el 7 de juny de 2022 … Read more

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Presentació del DIH4CAT

May 27, 2022

La Generalitat de Catalunya i una desena d’agents econòmics, centres tecnològics i de coneixement catalans han anunciat aquest dijous la creació del Digital Innovation Hub de Catalunya (DIH4CAT) per accelerar la incorporació de tecnologia avançada per part de les empreses i institucions catalanes. Es tracta d’un consorci publicoprivat impulsat pel Departament d’Empresa i Treball mitjançant … Read more

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CVC at IoT Solutions World Congress 2022

May 16, 2022

The Computer Vision Center was present at this year’s IoT Solutions World Congress presenting its technologies in Computer Vision for Smart Recycling and Virtual Dressing Rooms. A high number of enterprises and companies visited our stands and technology demonstrations at the Catalan Pavilion.   The IoT Solutions World Congress is the largest international event dedicated to IoT (Internet … Read more

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The Computer Vision Center at the Mobile World Congress 2022

March 8, 2022

The world’s most influential mobile technology event, the Mobile World Congress (MWC), took place this year from February 28 to March 3 at Fira de Barcelona. Four days in which over 61000 visitors and companies from almost 200 countries and territories gathered together to show and discover the latest innovations and leading-edge technologies on the … Read more

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CVC & Cetaqua Joint Lab

January 27, 2022

Imagen médica, vehículo autónomo, robótica, entretenimiento… La visión por computador es uno de los ámbitos de la Inteligencia Artificial que está generando un impacto más tangible en nuestras vidas. En este marco, Cetaqua, Centro Tecnológico del Agua de Aigües de Barcelona, la UPC y el CSIC, y el Computer Vision Center (CVC) han firmado un acuerdo de … Read more

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TECNIO Research Association is born to promote technology transfer in Catalonia

November 11, 2021

This new association brings together 59 research groups, including CVC, which aims to foster technology transfer between research institutions, universities, and industry to strengthen Catalan companies’ competitiveness. Last November, 8th, TECNIO Association was presented at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, UAB. Key agents participated in the ceremony; the Minister of Research and Universities, Gemma Geis; … Read more

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