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INDRA joins Master in Smart Cities boardINDRA joins Master in Smart Cities board03/05/2013 INDRA has joined the board of the Master in Smart Cities. This means that students of this master will be able to do internships in INDRA in order to get experience of their future work. INDRA will also give expert seminars in the field of smart cities. The Master in Smart Cities is run by the IIiA and will start in September 2013.
The IIiA broadens its range of official master degreesThe IIiA broadens its range of official master degrees29/04/2013 The Masters in Smart Cities has been positively evaluated by the AQU (Catalan University Quality Assurance Agency). This means that the first edition of the masters will take place over the 2013-2014 term. This new masters joins the Masters in Information Technology and Automation which has been taught over the last years. The IIiA presented both masters to potential students at the...
GILAB at EXPOJOVE 2013GILAB at EXPOJOVE 201322/04/2013 The 8th edition of EXPOJOVE, an event which promotes training and hiring of young people, took place in Girona in April. The GILAB group of the IIiA took part in the event by showcasing "Llegendes de Girona", an educational videogame developed by the group.
ALTERNATIVE e-ACCESS kicks offALTERNATIVE e-ACCESS kicks off15/04/2013 ALTERNATIVE e-ACCESS kick-off meeting took place on April 11 - 12. It's a Leonardo da Vinci project which promotes inclusive vocational training. The project will bring together several IT-based approaches for teachers to deal with students with diverse skills and needs. Ramon Fabregat of the BCDS research group leads the project at the University of Girona. The consortium includes research...
eXiT takes part in the 1st Fira de la Ciència de SecundàriaeXiT takes part in the 1st Fira de la Ciència de Secundària08/04/2013 The eXiT group of the IIiA took place on the first edition of the "Fira de la Ciència de Secundària". The event, which was held by the University of Girona, the Science and Technology Park and the Girona City Council, took place on March 3rd. The initiative promotes the engagement of secondary education students with the R&D carried out at the University and the Science...
New website for the IIiANew website for the IIiA01/04/2013 The IIiA has completely revamped its website. It now features a modern and intuitive design which makes browsing of the pages easier. The new website also has up-to-date information about the members, projects, research lines and partners of the institute. It also features a section with all kind of promotional staff about the IIiA (brochures, PowerPoint presentations, posters ...). Besides,...
ViTAM has been selected for the MAP-EADAViTAM has been selected for the MAP-EADA29/03/2013 ViTAM, a videoconference tool for telemedicine developed by BCDS research group, has been chosen to take part at the MAP program. The Market Assessment Program (MAP) is an initiative launched by EADA business school, which offers advice and support to innovation projects. Its main goal is to transfer research projects to the market. In MAP research projects and start-ups are presented to...
GILAB showcases EduBODYGILAB showcases EduBODY18/03/2013 Pau Xiberta, from GILAB research group, showcased EduBODY before a group of  potential investors. The event took place at the end of course on entrepreneurship he took. Pau Xiberta, who received a Transfer and Innovation Grant, chose EduBODY as the innovative product to work on. EduBODY is an educational platform suitable to teach human body subjects requiring 2D and 3D reconstructions of...
MICELAB takes part in NIDays 2013MICELAB takes part in NIDays 201311/03/2013 Several members of MICELAB took place in the NIDays 2013 - Technological Forum on Systems Graphical Design. NIDays are events where National Instruments show their latest technologies to researchers. MICELAB researchers also had the chance to network with engineers, developers an leaders in this field. Fabián León and Anna Carreras, researchers at MICELAB, received the CLAD Certificate...
Project MoSHCA startsProject MoSHCA starts04/03/2013 In the month of March researchers from eXiT research team of the IIiA met with physicians of Hospital Dr. Josep Trueta to work on the project MoSHCA. The project aims to develop smart healthcare systems enabling premature babies to be looked after at home. The systems are also useful for chronic illnesses. Every year some 500,000 babies are born earlier than expected. They need special...
Mateu Sbert takes part in the AFIGMateu Sbert takes part in the AFIG25/02/2013 Mateu Sbert, Director of the GILab research group, took part as a guest speaker at the AFIG (French Association of Computer Graphics) congress held in Calais last November. The title of his presentation was 'Information Theory: Application to Computer Graphics'. 
eXiT admitted as a member of the EERA groupeXiT admitted as a member of the EERA group18/02/2013 The eXiT research group at the IIiA is now part of the EERA (European Energy Research Alliance) an association which brings together organizations performing R&D in the field of energy. For more information about this entity you can check its website.
Girona Smart City chair foundedGirona Smart City chair founded11/02/2013 The University of Girona and the Girona City Council established the ‘Girona Smart City’ chair last January. Lluïsa Marsal, a researcher at the IIiA, will be its director. The chair will carry out R&D&I on smart cites, focusing on small and medium cities like Girona. The main goal is to apply the ICT in order to improve the economy, the mobility, the government and the environment...
The IIiA takes part in the III Forum of the Science ParkThe IIiA takes part in the III Forum of the Science Park07/02/2013   Two groups of the IIiA presented some of their projects the III Forum of the Science Park. Andrés El-Fakdi, from eXiT, presented the EXITCDSS-Clinical Decision Suport System, a tool designed in the ITEA2-MEDIATE project, which is working on minimally invasive, image guided intervention and treatment (IGIT). Mateu Sbert presented the Life Support Simulation Activity (LISSA), a serious...
IIiA researchers took part in the First Lego LeagueIIiA researchers took part in the First Lego League01/02/2013   The Universitat de Girona and the Fundació Príncep de Girona organized the third edition of the First Lego League. The event took place at the Escola Politècnica Superior on January 27th. Boys and girls between six and sixteen years old formed the teams that participated in the competition. Several members of the eXiT group had a special part in this contest: Bianca Inoccenti was a...
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