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 diferent 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.



Design and construction of a LIDAR proof-of-concept for autonomous underwater vehicles

The aim of the BEACON project, in which the Centre for Sensors, Instruments and Systems ...


CD6 of the UPC Campus in Terrassa is participating in a European project on interconnected and safe mobility with artificial intelligence

A multidisciplinary team from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya - BarcelonaTech (UPC), which includes the ...


Improving non-invasive diagnosis of skin cancer and blood diseases using photonic techniques

On December 18th, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. in the Joan Salvadó Auditorium of the Centre ...

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