Projects

Last June we began our journey in the European project RRI Tools, funded by the 7th Framework Programme (FP7). Led by "La Caixa" Foundation along with other 25 European institutions, this project aims to assist in the definition and practice of Responsible Research and Innovation...

At Ubik we find important to help universities transferring their knowledge for the sake of all society. In this sense, the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) has gained some experience in the application of Augmented Reality (AR), mainly in education but not only. Basically, AR...

During the summer months we have continued collaborating with CosmoCaixa, the Science Museum of "La Caixa" Banking Foundation, giving them support in spreading its many activities. This summer, for example, the Museum reopened the doors on Mondays (the rest of the year CosmoCaixa remains closed that...

We are pleased to introduce the video that we have made to publicize the tool Explica!, an app developed by the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya for use by teachers. It is a whiteboard for teachers and any professional who needs to explain a concept to...

On 23 October, the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) presents the HUBBIK platform, which focuses on enhancing the talents of all the UOC community (more than 100,000 professionals) to meet the challenges of companies and institutions in this changing society. Learn more about the services...

The Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB) of Barcelona is one of the main research centres devoted to health and human diseases in Spain, and one of the best in Europe. In fact, last year –and according to the SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2013– nearly...

There is a third SpinUOC coming up, the knowledge transfer event of the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC). Since the university is celebrating its 20th anniversary, this SpinUOC edition will be a very special one. Organized by the Research and Knowledge Transfer Support Office from...

Last March a new edition of the Open Thoughts blog started, and in this case is asking to all contributors Are Big Data & Analytics shaping a smarter society? Its aim is to reflect about the huge amount of data being generated every day, which...