Centre for Sensors, Instruments and Systems Development

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

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Welcome to CD6

The CD6 is a technological innovation centre located at the Campus of the UPC in Terrassa, which operates in the field of Optical Engineering. The activity of CD6 is aimed at creating value through innovation. Applied research developed by CD6 is defined in order the new knowledge generated, reaches the market as new products or new processes.

Almost 40 people with complementary expertise (Optics, Electronics, Mechanical and Software) work at CD6. This multidisciplinary combination is necessary to develop applications with a short time-to-market. The research results achieved at CD6 have led to the creation of several spin-off companies that manufacture and market new products in different sectors.

On this site you will find updated information about the center, about the research and innovation and about the scientific and technological results achieved by members of CD6.



Campus de Terrassa and Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, European hotspots in laser imaging skin cancer diagnosis

On March 31st and April 1st Joan Salvado auditorium of the School of Optics and ...


CD6 renews TECNIO certification

In late 2015, ACC1Ó, the Catalan agency for business competitiveness, redefined the criteria for TECNIO ...


From basic research in Photonics to a commercial entity: The case of Crystalline Mirror Solutions

The Barcelona Master in Photonics by UAB and ICFO and UPC, has invited entrepreneur Garret ...

CD6 Centre for Sensors, Instruments and Systems Development
Rambla de Sant Nebridi, 10  ·  08222  ·  Terrassa (Barcelona)