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MASTEAM talks - Dr Manuel Palacín - The Collider @MWC: from the laboratory to the market

10/04/2019 de 17:30 a 18:30
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The Master's degree in Applied Telecommunications and Engineering Management (MASTEAM) organizes a weekly series of activities (talks, technical visits, discussion pannels) that complement the academic activities with real-world experiences from companies, research centres and institutions in the main topics of the master: Internet of Things. Smart Cities, 5G mobile communications, Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Radio (SDR), cloud computing, augmented reality and audiovisual services, among others.

This week's activity will be a talk from Dr Manuel Palacin (mVentures, Mobile World Capital MWC Barcelona).

Speaker: Dr Manuel Palacin (mVentures, Mobile World Capital MWC Barcelona).

Title: "The Collider @MWC: from the laboratory to the market"

Abstract: The Collider, an innovation programme promoted by Mobile World Capital Barcelona, connects scientific and entrepreneurial talent to create disruptive technology-based startups that address society’s and industry’s challenges. The programme focuses on the identification and business development of highly disruptive technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Blockchain and Virtual Reality, fostering the development of new services for the future 5G network. The Collider encourages the participation of prestigious research centres and universities to build new tech transfer mechanisms and supports the creation of digital startups.

Bio: PhD in Information and Communication Technologies by the UPF and Master in Applied Telecommunications and Engineering Management by the UPC. Experienced researcher with high entrepreneurial skills, Dr Manuel Palacin has joined with different research groups like UPC, i2Cat, UPF and collaborated and founded different startups. Currently, Dr Manuel Palacin is Program Manager of the Collider, the Tech Transfer program of Fundació Mobile World Capital Barcelona and has participated in the opportunity validation and incubation process of more than 30 deep-tech projects.


When: April 10th, 17:30h (duration 1h)

Where: Classroom C4-021B, EETAC, Campus Castelldefels UPC. How to arrive.


More info about The Collider.

Website: http://mobileworldcapital.com/, https://mventuresbcn.com/