Albert Sitjà

Albert Sitjà

Director of IPR & Corporate Development

Category: Management
Phone: +34 93 645 29 25
Fax: +34 93 645 29 29

MSc (Eng.) degree in Telecommunications Engineering from UPC and MSc degree in Creation and Management of Innovative Technology-Based Companies from UB. He developed its professional career in the fields of Electromedicine, Aerospace, Defence, Security and Telecommunications, specializing in the management of large projects in multinationals, focused mainly on the public sector and large companies. He has also specialized in strategic management, business valuation, R&D&i management and technology transfer.

He worked as a promoter and creator of projects within organizations and has coordinated different work teams. Their work experience in different countries and in different business cultures is worth noting. He was entrepreneur and founder of the startup company AIDA CENTRE.S.L, acting as secretary and member of the board of directors since the constitution until 2008. He acts as speaker in conferences, technology summits and congresses. He was Director of the company CTTC HK Ltd in Hong Kong from 2015 until 2017. At time being, he has assigned the responsibilities of IP&Corporate Development at CTTC.

Represents CTTC at: Ametic, as board of director’s member and board secretary in Catalonia; standardization organizations ETSI and ISOCIRCULO in the executive committee; ESNC Catalonia challenge.

He is a member of Spanish National College and association of Telecommunication engineers (COIT) (AEIT) and the Catalan Association of Telecommunication Engineers ( He is also a member of the Licensing Executives Society International LES Spain & Portugal.

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Innovations Management from R&D Projects
Strategic IP Management (patent and trademark portfolio, software licenses)
Spinoff and start-up promotion
Technology Transfer Office (OTRI)
Defence and Security Programs
Direction Committee meetings Coordination
, Radio 4-RNE , El programa CLUB 21 “El Club de les Ments Inquietes”, entrevista amb el Sr. Albert Sitjà, director d'IPR i Desenvolupament Corporatiu del CTTC, 27 d'abril 2014.

RAION4 - Inter-domain all-optical transport Networks – Phase 4

KDDI R&D Labs (Japan) has awarded an industrial grant to the CTTC Optical Networking Area in order to develop the research project Inter-domain all-optical transport Networks - Phase 4 (RAION4), covering research on architectures for intelligent translucent Wavelength Switched Optical Networks (WSON) with PCE-based path computation