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Xavier Serra collects the “María de Maeztu” distinction of excellence awarded to the Department of Information and Communication Technologies

Xavier Serra collects the “María de Maeztu” distinction of excellence awarded to the Department of Information and Communication Technologies

The only university department that has achieved this distinction at this call and the only existing one in the field of engineering. Thanks to “María de Maetzu” accreditation, the DTIC will be granted funding of 500,000 euros per year for the next four years.

03.02.2016

 

Yesterday, 2 February 2016, the secretary of state for R&D&I, Carmen Vela, delivered the 2015 ‘Severo Ochoa’ and ‘María de Maeztu’ accreditations, the highest institutional recognitions for scientific research in Spain granted by the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness through an international evaluation committee.

On 27 October, ‘María de Maeztu’ accreditation of excellence was granted to the research unit of the Department of Information and Communication Technologies (DTIC) directed by Pompeu Fabra University lecturer Xavier Binefa. The only university department that has achieved this distinction at this call and the only existing one in the field of engineering. Thanks to “María de Maetzu” accreditation, the DTIC will be granted funding of 500,000 euros per year for the next four years.

Read the full UPF news article here (Catalan and Spanish versions).

Additional news:

·         La secretaria de Estado de I+D+i entrega las acreditaciones de excelencia ‘Severo Ochoa’ y ‘María de Maeztu’ (MINECO, 02/02/2016)

·         El Gobierno entrega las distinciones de excelencia ‘Severo Ochoa’ y ‘María de Maeztu’ (SINC Agency, 02/02/2016)

·         Se entregan las distinciones de excelencia 'Severo Ochoa' y 'María de Maeztu' 2015 (La Sexta, 05/02/2016)

 

 

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