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Aim & background

We work for contributing to the promotion of Research for Development through practice and research in Engineering, with special emphasis on the situation of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged people and communities.

We focus on the generation and transfer of knowledge through active participation. Science, Technology, Engineering and Math are our tools: engineering sciences provide the basis for transforming ideas into realities that contribute to engineering more inclusive and sustainable societies.

The initiative started formally in 2006, as a coordination project between research groups of different Engineering Schools of Barcelona. It has received the recognition of the Generalitat of Catalunya, first as an emerging research group (2014-2016), and later as a pre-consolidated research group (2017 - 2020).