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24th Edition
30 ECTS (255 teaching hours)
Language of instruction
Catalan / Spanish
€4,400 €3,740(15% discount if you enrol before 30th June)
Payment of enrolment fee options

The enrolment fee can be paid:
- In a single payment to be paid within the deadline specified in the letter of admission to the programme.
- In two instalments:

  • 60% of the amount payable, to be paid within the deadline specified in the letter of admission to the programme.
  • Remaining 40% to be paid up to 60 days at the latest after the starting date of the programme.
Notes 0,7% campaign

Registration open until the beginning of the course or until end of vacancies.
Start date
Classes start: 28/09/2022
Classes end: 04/07/2023
Programme ends : 27/07/2023
Tuesday: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Thursday: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Taught at
Edifici Vapor Sala
Rambla de Sant Nebridi, 10
08222 Terrassa
Why this postgraduate course?
Adequate maintenance of industrial equipment and installations requires their proper setup and implementation. In this postgraduate course students will learn about the necessary conditions required to keep equipment in proper working order as well as the different maintenance techniques associated with each type of equipment.

A maintenance technicians needs to have comprehensive knowledge of industrial installations as well as possess an understanding of the techniques for prevention and rapid and effective resolution of equipment break downs.

The industry professionals, who are acting as professors on this course, add a very practical element to the student's experience.
  • Make known the criteri for good maintenance management, applicable to all types of companies (economic, technical management, legal, administrative, criminal responsability, people management, computer-assisted management, management indicadors, etc.)
  • Apply the different techniques to get good maintenance, both in industrial facilities and machinery.
  • Know the necessary means to implement equipment.
  • Resolve quickly and safely incidents that arise in industrial facilities.
  • Diagnose and prevent breakdowns in the facilities.
  • Obtain a global vision of industrial facilities.
Who is it for?
  • Engineers or technical engineers.
  • Technical and industry professionals who want to specialise, in the field of industrial maintenance.

Training Content

List of subjects
5 ECTS 51h
Industrial Maintenance: Maintenance Management
  • Defining maintenance.
  • Maintenance methods.
  • Preventative, predictive and corrective maintenance.
  • Reliability, maintenance and availability of equipment and installations.
  • The influence of design on maintenance costs.
  • Improvement processes. Resolving problems. Real-life cases.
  • Technical management of maintenance. Efficiency. Real-life cases.
  • Financial management of maintenance. Analytical accounting. Innovation. Real-life cases.
  • Introduction to maintenance management. Maintenance program. Indicators (SLA i kpi's).
  • Dimensioning of equipment. Energy management.
  • A practical view of Computer Assisted Maintenance Management System (CAMMS). Operating project. Storage testing. Consumption.
  • Subcontracted maintenance.
  • Implanting a Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) system. The phases of implementation. The organisational changes involved. The results of effective implementation.
  • Autonomous maintenance.
  • Economic impact of maintenance and other production costs. The commissioning: The recommissioning. Practical examples. Advanced management of work orders.
  • Responsibility in the field of maintenance in its aspects: civil, criminal and administrative.
  • People Management.
  • Case study: Influence of maintenance on the results of a multinational.
3 ECTS 27h
Digitalization and Connectivity of Maintenance. Maintenance 4.0
5 ECTS 57h
Installations and Electric Equipment Maintenance
  • Measure and filtering of disturbances on the electrical network.
  • Maintenance of facilities AT and MT: lines and substations.
  • industrial transformers. Access facilities on land.
  • thermography. Interpretation of results.
  • Red LV Electrical Distribution. Structure and functions. Características de los dispositivos interruptions and Protection. POINT limitations. The connection.
  • Selectivity: Selectivity amperimétrica, chronometric and logic. Distances security. Ejemplo problem.
  • Verification of averías (differential Aislamientos, sunsets on earth, etc ...)
  • Redes analyzer. Disturbances. Security.
  • Techniques and WLAN components. Systems marking. Tools.
  • Maintenance of equipos generator.
  • Small power transformers. Filters.
  • Internet 4.0 Practical applicaction: connect to the "cloud".
  • Maintenance of motor and generator.
4 ECTS 39h
Installations and Electric Equipment Maintenance
  • Mechanical elements and systems. Mechanisms and types of failure. Root cause analysis.
  • Lubrication: Fundamentals. Properties and types of lubricants. Analytical techniques applicable to industrial oils: Spectrometry, Ferrography, Particle count. Basic physical-chemical tests: Viscosity, Flash point, ash content, alkalinity and acidity, Water content, dielectric strength.
  • Interpretation of real lubrication laboratory analysis reports. Updating and execution of the lubrication plan in a beverage packaging plant. Study of real results based on established control ratios (KPI).
  • Maintenance of mechanical fastenings.
  • Maintenance of gears.
  • Maintenance of couplings.
  • Belt maintenance.
  • Axle support systems maintenance: Rolling bearings.
  • Axle support systems maintenance: Friction bearings.
  • Application of corrective techniques in mechanical maintenance: Alignment of axles.
  • Application of corrective techniques in mechanical maintenance: Balancing of rotors.
  • Non Destructive Tests (NDTs); visual inspection, penetrating liquids, magnetic particles, leakage tests, induced currents, industrial radiography, ultrasonic tests (conventional ultrasound, TofD, Phased Array, acoustic emission, guided waves). Real cases of application: Rail Sector, Energy Sector, Aeronautical Sector, Shipping Sector and Automotion.
  • Application of vibration analysis in the diagnosis of mechanical failures. Signs and faults in machine components; axles, rotor/stator, rolling bearings, bearings, gears, pulleys, blades, cogs.
  • Review of the cause of vibration diagnosis: imbalance, misalignment, looseness, eccentricity, rubbing, bent axis, resonances.
  • Parametrisation of types of failure for different types of machine. Engines, pumps, fans, compressors.
  • Methodology and practical guide for troubleshooting breakdowns by vibration analysis.
  • Examples and case studies of analysis and diagnosis.
  • Practical laboratory session.
3 ECTS 24h
Hydraulic, Pneumatic and Special Installations Maintenance
  • Oil Hydraulics
    • Oil Hydraulic energy transmission.
    • Advantages anddisadvantages compared to other transmission methods.
    • Oil Hydraulic pumps.
    • Proportional oil hydraulics.
    • Installation guidelines for oil hydraulic circuits.
    • Safety in oil hydraulic systems:dangerous situations exercises. UNE-EN982.
    • Risks involved with hydropneumatic accumulators.
    • Preventative maintenance guidelines for oil hydraulic installations.
    • Diagnosing and detecting problems. Solutions.
    • General rules and regulations. ISO and CETOP.
    • Adjusting oil conditions.
    • The effects of contamination on oil hydraulic systems. CETOP RP70, ISO 4406.
    • Filters in oil hydraulic systems.
    • Heat exchanger.

  • Pneumatics
    • Transmission of neumatic energy. 
    • Advantages and disadvantages compared to other transmission methods.
    • Compressors.
    • Proportional pneumatics.
    • Calculations and exercises.
    • Safety in pneumatic systems: dangerous situations exercises.UNE-EN 983.
    • Preventative maintenance guide for pneumatic installations.
    • Diagnosing and detecting problems. Solutions.
    • General rules and regulations. ISO and CETOP.
    • Adjusting air conditions.
    • Compressed air generator room: refrigeration and dehumidifying.
    • Compressed air distribution.
    • Filters in pneumatic systems.

4 ECTS 42h
Maintenance of Industrial Heating and Cooling Output Systems, Domestic Hot Water Systems, Fire Extinguisher Systems and Water Treatment Systems
  • Maintenance of gas.
  • Components gas installations.
  • Criteria for the design and location of pipes, elements and   accessories.
  • Predimensionat of gas installations.
  • Deposits fixed and mobile LPG (liquefied petroleum gas).
  • Maintenance of gas installations in shops and industries.
  • Rules and regulations.
  • Maintenance of boiler rooms.
    •  Description of the types of boilers.
    •  Heating and hot water.
    •  Boilers conventional low temperature and condensation.
    •  Steam boilers and thermal fluid, etc.
    •  Burners.
    •  Combustion and fuel types.
    •  Burners stages, progressive and modulating.
    •  Regulation and control.
    •  Maintenance and regulations.
  • Maintenance of refrigeration equipment in air-conditioning installations. Type of equipment and facilities. Diagnosis of failure.
    • Maintenance Requirements:
      A) 3 ITE RITE
      B) IF 14 and IF 17 RSIF
    • Guide to the preparation of a preventive maintenance plan.
    • Legionella.
  • Maintenance installations of steam.
    • Principis Basic steam.
    • Circuit Typical installation of steam and condensate.
    • Factor Affecting maintenance: system design of steam and condensation.
    • Maintenance Preventive.
    • Analysis Of the combustion gases in boilers.
    • Analysis Of the conductivity of the boiler water and condensation.
    • Detection Leak.
    • Termografia Infrared.
    • Maintenance Equipment control and drainage.
    • Examples Studies.
    • Study Energy optimization in installation of steam.
  • Maintenance of fire protection systems.
    • Systems Detection and alarm.
    • Equips, Media and suppression systems according to the origin and type of fire.
    • Networks Water supply. Deposits.
    • Central. Sirens. Optical detectors, ionic and termovelocimètrics.
    • Extintors And hoses.
    • Ruixadors Automatic (sprinklers). Dry column. Hydrants.
    • Normativa And legislation. Technical Building Code.
  • Maintenance of roughing filters.
    • Dipòsits Reception and pumping.
    • Maintenance Systems slop.
  • Mechanical installations. Industrial safety and regulations. Maintenance and periodic inspections of equipment as regulation of pressure, regulation of thermal installations in buildings, regulation of gases and fuel storage regulations for chemicals.
  • Identification of risks: ATEX, working at height, confined spaces.
    • The Work permits in ATEX zones.
    • Adequacy Equipment in ATEX zones.
    • Certificacions Special. Documentation.
    • House Practical accidents in welding.
    • Manteniments Incorrect.
  • Industrial safety regulations: diagnosis, problems, oportunities, recommendations and most common legal deviations. Operational and strategic management.
6 ECTS 15h
Final Project
There will be a project or work prom.
The UPC School reserves the right to modify the contents of the programme, which may vary in order to better accommodate the course objectives.
Postgraduate diplomas issued by the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Issued pursuant to art. 34.1 of Organic Law 4/2007 of 12 April, amending Organic Law 6/2001 of 21 December, concerning Universities. To obtain this degree it is necessary to have an official. Otherwise, the Fundació Politècnica de Catalunya will only award them a a certificate of completion. (Ver datos que constan en el certificado).
Range of modules
The postgraduate course programme is organized into the following modules. If you don't wish to take the entire postgraduate course you can sign on one or several modules.
Postgraduate course:
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Learning methodology

The teaching methodology of the programme facilitates the student's learning and the achievement of the necessary competences.

Learning tools
Participatory lectures
A presentation of the conceptual foundations of the content to be taught, promoting interaction with the students to guide them in their learning of the different contents and the development of the established competences.
Practical classroom sessions
Knowledge is applied to a real or hypothetical environment, where specific aspects are identified and worked on to facilitate understanding, with the support from teaching staff.
Case studies
Real or hypothetical situations are presented in which the students, in a completely participatory and practical way, examine the situation, consider the various hypotheses and share their own conclusions.
Students are given technical support in the preparation of the final project, according to their specialisation and the subject matter of the project.
Assessment criteria
At least 80% attendance of teaching hours is required.
Level of participation
The student's active contribution to the various activities offered by the teaching team is assessed.
Completion and presentation of the final project
Individual or group projects in which the contents taught in the programme are applied. The project can be based on real cases and include the identification of a problem, the design of the solution, its implementation or a business plan. The project will be presented and defended in public.
Work placements & employment service
Students can access job offers in their field of specialisation on the My_Tech_Space virtual campus. Applications made from this site will be treated confidentially. Hundreds of offers of the UPC School of Professional & Executive Development employment service appear annually. The offers range from formal contracts to work placement agreements.
Virtual campus
The students on this postgraduate course will have access to the My_ Tech_Space virtual campus - an effective platform for work and communication between the course's students, lecturers, directors and coordinators. My_Tech_Space provides the documentation for each training session before it starts, and enables students to work as a team, consult lecturers, check notes, etc.

Teaching team

Academic management
  • Alabern Morera, Xavier

    Doctor in Industrial Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC). Master in Business Administration and Management from the Higher School of Business Administration and Management (ESADE). University Professor of the Department of Electrical Engineering of the UPC for more than twenty-five years. He has been deputy director of relations with companies of the Higher Technical School of Industrial and Aeronautical Engineering Terrassa (ETSEIAT) of the UPC.

Teaching staff
  • Abad Baig, Ferran

    Industrial Engineer from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). Postgraduate degree in Clinical Engineering from the UPC. He is currently the Development Director of Veolia in Catalonia. He has 20 years of experience in companies in different fields of engineering: building, clinical maintenance, industrial operation and maintenance, energy efficiency, water treatment processes and renewable energies.

  • Alcalá Gómez, Juan Gabriel

    Degree in Industrial Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC). He currently works at Compañía Española de Laminación, S.L. (CELSA).
  • Arqués Patón, Josep Lluis

    Doctorate in Industrial Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC).General Management Program at IESE Business School. He has held the position of Director of Technology and Management, Director of Technology and Maintenance, Technical Director in Railways of the Generalitat de Catalunya (FGC), and Advisor on Rolling Stock and Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety (RAMS) in the company IDOM. He currently collaborates as Technical Expert in the National Accreditation Company (ENAC), in matters of safety and railway technologies
  • Ballesteros Robles, Francisco
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    Industrial Engineer from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC). Master's Degree in Maintenance and Vibration Analyst CAT III. Leader in reliability sales for Spain and Portugal in the company Emerson. He has worked in the world of condition monitoring and predictive maintenance since 1997. Sales professional in Product Management, Sales, Marketing and Training Content Management System (CMS). Writer of technical presentations, speaker in maintenance conferences and professor in advanced maintenance courses for industry and the university.
  • Barrena Conejero, Elías
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    Diploma in Electronic Technical Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC). Postgraduate Programme in Equipment and Facilities Maintenance at UPC School. Head of Preventive Maintenance and General Facilities of the Celsa 2-3 unit, at Compañía Española de Laminación, S.L. (CELSA).
  • Blasco Chabert, Marc
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    Industrial Engineer from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC). Master in Facility Management from IESE Business School.Founder, Owner and Manager of the company Simbioe Facility Management. Member of the Board of Directors and Delegate in Catalonia of Facility Management International Association. More than 15 years of experience at national and international level in service projects, audits, implementation of computer tools for the management and control of services, process efficiency and asset management. Speakers in several master's degrees and postgraduate courses since 2001 in Barcelona and Madrid.
  • Cabaco Caballé, Ismael

    Graduated in Marine Machinery from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC). Head of the specialised industrial lubrication services business unit at Lubritec, S.A. since 1999.
  • Carpio Riera, Josep
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    Industrial Engineer from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), electrical specialty. Technical Director at the generator set company Electra Molins, S.A. He has more than 20 years of experience in the design, construction, start-up and maintenance of industrial installations with generators.
  • Cemeli Duran, Xavier
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    Technical Architect from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). Master in Fire and Civil Protection. Safety Engineering for the UPC. CFPA EUROPE Diploma No. E / 17 / F-TC / 981 for Cepreven. Currently technician of the Prevention Service - DGPEIS Fire Department of the Generalitat de Catalunya.
  • Chen, Huang
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    Master in Fundamentals of Data Science from the University of Barcelona (UB). He currently works at Accenture as a Senior Data Scientist.
  • Coduras Martínez, Óscar
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    Doctor in Economics, Business and Finance from the Universidad Camilo José Cela (UCJC). Degree in Economics and Business Sciences from the University of Barcelona (UB). Director of the Master's Degree in Business Administration and Management at Euncet Business School (UPC). Coordinator of the CTEF Degree of the Euncet Business School (UPC). Business consultant. Family business advisor.
  • Dai Shang, Cristina

    Degree in Civil Engineering of Roads, Canals and Ports from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC). Executive Development Programme for the IE Business School. More than 5 years of experience as a consultant at Accenture Digital with a focus on Digital Transformation and Innovation projects, from New Digital Services to the Internet of Things. Experience in automotive, transport and farm industries.
  • de Gea Rodríguez, Xavier
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    Degree in Chemical Sciences in 1986. Master in Business Administration from the School of Business Administration and Management (ESADE) in 1999. Master's Degree in Explosive Atmospheres (ATEX) from the Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM) in 2015. He is currently Director of the company ATEXPREVEN. Member of the European Committee CEN/CN 305 WG3 and Member of the National Committee AEN/CTN 163.
  • de Ramos Pons, Albert
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    Degree in Electrical Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC). Master's degree in Building Installations from the UPC School. Postgraduate degree in Lighting Design from the UPC School. Technical Manager of the Lighting Division of Benito Urban & Novatilu, a leading company in the manufacture of outdoor lighting products in Catalonia. Coordinator of the Course on New Trends in Outdoor Lighting by the Diputació de Barcelona. Member of the Lighting Working Group of the College of Industrial Engineers of Catalonia (EIC). He has more than 10 years of experience in the management of lighting installations.
  • Expósito Ruiz, Carlos Alejandro

    Degree in Technical Industrial Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC). Trade Delegate at Lacroix Sofrel.
  • Faro Ruiz, David
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    Technical Telecommunications Engineer from Ramon Llull University. With more than 30 years of experience in the maintenance sector. Master in Industrial Maintenance and Diagnostic Techniques. ISO 18436 certified instructor by the Mobius Institute. Member of the Spanish Association of the Maintenance (AEM) with responsibilities of secretary in the Committees of Chemical Engineering and Process and Reliability in Maintenance. Since 2017, he has been Chief Executive Order (CEO) and Founder of the company IntegraPdM, which aims to become a benchmark as a certified training entity in predictive techniques and reliability.

  • Fernández Royo, Álex
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    Diploma in Naval Technical Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia. Non-destructive tests engineer at the company IENDE, S.L. Founding partner.
  • Ferrer Guiteras, Jordi

    Degree in Chemical Sciences. Diploma in Environment. He currently works at the company Depuración y Tecnología de la Agua, S.L. (Depurtech), as Head of the Engineering and Proxy Department performing the tasks of a commercial technician.

  • Garrido Lledó, Roberto

    Doctorant in Chemistry from the University of Alcalá (UAH). Master in Molecular Inorganic Chemistry from the Autonomous University of Alcalá (UAH), and the Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM). Subsequently, he worked in the R&D department for the development of new formulations of lubricating oils, hydraulics and cutting fluids. He currently works for C.C.Jensen as an oil specialist. He has more than 9 years of experience in R & D & I, as well as more than 5 years in the study of oil trend analysis for the implementation of preventive / corrective action plans.
  • Gonzalo García, Carlos

    Industrial Technical Engineer from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). Member of the Advisory Committee for the Regulation of Thermal Installations in Buildings (RITE). Director of CONAIF-SEDIGAS Certificación S.L., Technical Director of Gas Natural Italia and other positions in the Gas Natural Fenosa Group. Professor and examiner of gas installers in Spain, Mexico, Ecuador and other Latin American countries.

  • Grande Gámez, José María

    Industrial Technical Engineer from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). He has been working in the Industrial Safety sector for 20 years at the company TÜV Rheinland Iberica. For more than 5 years as Technical Director of Electrical Engineering. He is a Certified Professional in Measurement and Verification (CMVP), according to the International Performance Measurement and Verification Protocol (IPMVP) of the Efficiency Valuation Organization (EVO). Within its area of responsibility, it currently leads large electrical projects (Low Voltage, High Voltage, Explosive Atmospheres) and Energy Efficiency.
  • Grau Mur, Ramon
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    Degree in Civil Navy Naval Machinery section, Doctor in Civil Navy. Full-time professor at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). Currently as a Full Professor at the University as well as academic secretary of the Faculty of Nautical of Barcelona (FNB), previously as an Engineer Officer of the Merchant Navy.
  • Juliench Sáenz-López, Jordi
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    Degree in Industrial Technical Engineering in Industrial Electronics. Master's Degree in Industrial Mechatronics. He currently works at the company Tecnotrans Bonfiglioli, S.A. as Head of the Customer Application Engineer Area.
  • Moreno Llagostera, Hipòlit
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    Ingeniero Industrial por la Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña (UPC). Master in Business Administtration (MBA) por la Escuela Superior de Administración y Dirección de Empresas (ESADE). Process Kaizen Engineer en las áreas de Lean Manufacturing, Maintenance, Quality and Problem Solving. Actualmente CEO de la empresa Amac Automotive Solutions y miembro de diferentes juntas directivas de varias asociaciones empresariales. Más de 20 años de experiencia en el entorno de la ingeniería y gestión de empresas.
  • Ortí i Llop, Josep
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    Industrial Technical Engineer from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). General Management Program (CEO) for IESE Business School. Building committee chairman of the Spanish Association of Maintenance (AEM), and member of the board of the Catalan Association of Facility Management (ACFM). 
  • Ortuño Juárez, Jorge
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    Industrial Engineer, electrical specialty, from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) and Digital Mindset program from IESE. He is currently the Director of Engineering and Services at Tecnotrans Bonfiglioli, a subsidiary of the group for Iberia dedicated to mechatronic, Motion, Robotics and digital drives. He has accumulated more than 24 years in international companies leading multidisciplinary teams developing new businesses, projects and services in converters, gearmotors, energy efficiency, maintenance, IIoT, network quality, asset management, RA, retrofitting and training among others.
  • Perdiguer Eced, Pablo

    Industrial Engineer from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). He is currently Manager in Accenture’s Industry X.0 Area. He specializes in Supply Chain and Manufacturing, having participated in several international projects for global companies, where he has been able to apply new technologies such as 3D Printing. He also leads Accenture’s approach around new products (Offerings) from Warehouse Operations and Digital Twin. The main industries in which he has worked are Oil & Gas, Metals, Chemicals and Glass.
  • Riba Esteve, Xavier
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    Founding partner of Innovae, a technology company with more than 16 years of experience developing solutions based on augmented reality and virtual reality; directs the office of Catalonia, being in charge of the expansion of the company. Adviser accredited by the Generalitat de Catalunya in the implementation of industry projects 4.0. He is a professor in the Master of Advanced Management of Industrial Plants at the University of Girona (UdG).
  • Roig Taramón, Ismael

    Industrial electronics technician. Post-academic training courses in Eplan software, PLC programming and communications (profinet, canopen, modbus, Ethernet TCP). Sales technician at the company Weidmüller, S.A. Experience of more than 25 years in the industrial sector developing tasks of programming and implementation of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC's), design and calculation of cabinets and industrial electrical installations. He has worked in major companies in the sector such as ThyssenKrupp, Sew, Schneider Electric. Member of the technical committee 'Industry 4.0' in Weidmüller, S.A.
  • Rubio Uceda, Sergio
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    Electrical Engineer. Master's degree in Energy Engineering from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). Expert in Low Voltage installations accredited by Entidad Nacional de Acreditación (ENAC), with Professional Certification CP-EBT20016005. Director of Operations and Maintenance at Smilics Technologies, S.L.
  • Sempere Ventura, Jordi

    Industrial Technical Engineer from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). Currently Technical Director of the company VYC Industrial. Member of the Association of Maintenance Managers (AGEM), and member of the College of Graduate Engineers and Industrial Technical Engineers Barcelona (CETIB). Experience of more than 15 years in the sector of thermal energy, energy efficiency and maintenance. Collaborations in training programs of the UPC School.
  • Serra Cabañas, Joan

    Higher telecommunications engineer from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). He has more than 20 years of experience working at the consulting firm Accenture, mainly in systems technology projects in the areas of production, logistics and maintenance. He has worked in several countries in Europe, the United States and South America, participating in projects for leading global companies. He is currently CEO of Accenture and leads the practice of 'Industry X.0' for the pharmaceutical sector in Spain and Portugal advising companies in their digital transformation programs in the area of Industry 4.0.
  • Solas Adell, Eduardo

    Industrial Mechanical Expert from the Terrassa School of Industrial Technical Engineering. Specialist Advisor in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration. Professor of training for obtaining the Cards of the Regulation of Thermal Installations in Buildings (RITE), refrigeration gas manipulator and training courses for companies

  • Soler Puig, Carles
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    Telecommunications Engineer from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) and Master in Business Administration from the School of Business Administration and Management (ESADE). Most of his career has been spent in management positions in technology services companies. He is currently Director of Casiopea Robotics, a strategic consultancy in collaborative and service robotics, and President of the educaBOT Foundation, a project dedicated to the promotion of technology and engineering through robotics competitions.
  • Torrell Martínez, Francesca
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    Higher Telecommunications Engineer from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). Master in Organization and Engineering of Production and Management of Industrial Plants (Engiplant) from the UPC School. Maintenance Management Consultant. Member of the Lean Management Institute of Spain.
  • Torrent Gelmà, Miquel
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    Industrial Engineer from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Mechanical Specialty. R&D Manager Construcciones Mecánicas Llamada S.L. Professor of the Department of Fluid Mechanics at the UPC. 25 years of experience in companies in the oleohydraulic sector, mechanical deformation and robotization.
  • Trabalón Carricondo, Cristóbal
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    Industrial Engineer from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). Industrial Technical Engineer in Electricity and Mechanics from the UPC. Degree in Law from the Open University of Catalonia (UOC). Arbitrator of the Technical Arbitration Court of Catalonia (TATC). Director of the Industrial Safety Spaces Working Group of the Engineering Commissions (EIC). 30 years of experience in project management and maintenance. Currently, head of Legal Engineering in Barcelona Metropolitan Transport (TMB). Author of "Legal Maintenance" and "Legal Construction" by TEBAR.
  • Vizcaino Recio, Francisco

    Degree in Telecommunications Engineering and Industrial Technical Engineering from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). 30 years of experience managing electricity distribution companies (Endesa, SLF, DEBBSA, Tydesa), in the field of operations, maintenance and constructing high, medium and low voltage electrical facilities.

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Información básica o primera capa sobre protección de datos


Fundació Politècnica de Catalunya (en adelante, FPC). + INFORMACIÓN


Contestar a las solicitudes de información del interesado sobre actividades de formación gestionadas o realizadas por la FPC. + INFORMACIÓN

Establecimiento o mantenimiento de relación académica con el interesado. + INFORMACIÓN


Consentimiento del interesado. + INFORMACIÓN

Interés legítimo en el desarrollo de la relación académica. + INFORMACIÓN


No existen cesiones o comunicaciones.


Acceso, rectificación, supresión, limitación, oposición y portabilidad. + INFORMACIÓN

Datos de contacto del delegado de protección de datos

Información adicional

Política de Privacidad de nuestra página Web. + INFORMACIÓN

Plazo de conservación

Política de Privacidad de nuestra página Web. + INFORMACIÓN

Cesión de imagen

Aceptación a la cesión, por un periodo de 10 años, las imágenes que la FPC pueda captar en las instalaciones donde se desarrolle su actividad, a fin de difundir y promocionar las actividades de la FPC y por el medio que esta tenga por conveniente.

Servicios de pago

En caso que el interesado formalice la relación con la FPC, el ordenante (interesado) autoriza y da su consentimiento al cargo, por tanto, con renuncia expresa al derecho de devolución sobre el cargo.