SO Centres / MM Units

Institute of Industrial Robotics and Informatics (IRII)

The Institute of Industrial Robotics and Informatics is a Joint University Research Institute participated by the Spanish National Research Council and the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya that conducts basic and applied research in human-centered robotics and automatic control. The institute, founded in 1995, is a key player in the Spanish robotics and automatic control scenes, and a valued participant in a large number of international collaborations. Current scientific objectives of the center include the analysis, design and constructions of robot mechanisms; perceptual and cognitive tools for advanced manipulation; mobile robotics and ubiquitous computing to enhance everyday human life activity; and the control and management of water and energy systems.