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.



The UPC tops the ranking of universities in terms of patent applications in Spain

The recently released European Patent Office (EPO) report highlights that academic institutions continue to make ...


New integrated strategies to reduce the use and impact of pesticides on grapevines and olive trees

The Agricultural Machinery Unit (UMA), and the Centre for Sensors, Instruments and Systems Development (CD6) ...


Two CD6 projects awarded with the Terrassa City Council Research Grants

Two projects for UPC student studies that are part of projects developed at CD6 have ...

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