06 OCT

Michele Grimaldo, EPO examiner, visits the CTTC

06 October 2017 - 06 October 2017
Speaker: Michele Grimaldo, EPO Examiner

The CTTC , represented by Mr. Albert Sitjà, IPR Director of the CTTC, and as member of LES, an association oriented to professional practice and business with the aim of Setting and promoting consistent, high professional standards for licensing executives on a global basis Creating and maintaining various geographically based LES Societies with the necessary [...]

03 OCT

The CTTC, at the IoT Solutions World Congress

03 October 2017 - 05 October 2017

CTTC will take part as exhibitor in the IoT Solutions World Congress 2017 (IOTSWC17) which will take place in the Gran Via venue of ‘Fira de Barcelona’ October 3rd-5th. The last developments concerning the IoTWORLD® testbed together with the progress in different National and European projects related to IoT, as well as industrial solutions will [...]

02 OCT

CTTC – Annual Report 2016

The Annual Report 2016 from the CTTC has already been published. For more details, please visit

19 SEP

Weekly Seminar: “Spectrum Sharing: Scenarios and Opportunities”

ABSTRACT: This talk will present an overview of current research that thematically centers around Spectrum Sharing – a topic whose importance has been ratcheted by the Jun 2010 U.S. Presidential Memorandum ( to “make available a total of 500 MHz of Federal and nonfederal spectrum over the next 10 years, suitable for both mobile and [...]

07 SEP

APAC Innovation Summit 2017 – Smart City. Connected City

07 September 2017 - 08 September 2017

CTTC, as Supporting Organisation of APAC Innovation Summit 2017 Series, is pleased to announce the event APAC Innovation Summit 2017 – Smart City. Connected City  that is going to be held on September, 7-8 at Grand Hall, Science Park, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong. Overview:  This conference will focus on how technology can drive city transformation. [...]

01 SEP

IoTWORLD® testbed – New website and APP

Georgios Angelopoulos, Angelos Chatzimparmpas, Anestis Dalgkitsis and Georgios Theodoros Kalampokis are the last-course students from the Department of Engineering Informatics and Τelecommunications of the University of Western Macedonia (Greece) who visited the CTTC thanks to the Erasmus+ programme, the EU programme for education, training, youth and sport. During their two months stay (June-July’17) at CTTC [...]

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27 JUL

PhD thesis Defense: Subset selection in signal processing using sparsity-inducing norms

In the context of this PhD thesis defense, Luis Blanco presents his work realized at CTTC. This dissertation deals with different subset selection problems in wireless communications systems. These type of problems have a combinatorial nature, which makes them computationally intractable for medium and large-scale sizes. In particular, two different types of problems are addressed [...]

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25 JUL

PhD thesis Defense: Estimation and Control in Energy Harvesting Wireless Communication Networks

In the context of this PhD thesis defense, Miguel Calvo-Fullana presents his work realized at CTTC. Long thought to be an unattainable ambition, self-sustainable and green-powered wireless networks are rapidly becoming a reality. This is driven by recent hardware improvements in what is known as Energy Harvesting (EH). This technology makes it possible for devices [...]

25 JUL

Richi Talent 2017

Vladimir Trukhaev, a high-school student from the St. Paul’s School (Barcelona), visited CTTC after being awarded a Richi Talent Scholarship. During his one-week stay at CTTC, Vladimir was introduced to the field of machine learning by Javier Matamoros and David Gregoratti, two of our researchers in the Communications Systems Division. The term machine learning comprises [...]

21 JUL

Weekly Seminar: “FLOSS for research: exploitation strategies and business models”

21 July 2017 - 21 July 2017
Speaker: Óscar David Sánchez Jiménez, Prince Felipe Research Center

ABSTRACT: The potential of Free/Libre Open Source Software (FLOSS) as a way to increase competitiviness has been emphasized by many studies as well as public policies and funding programs. While many research and innovation projects and organizations adopt FLOSS in order to foster the dissemination of their results, the translation to marketable products and services remains [...]