Excellence · Commitment · Inspiration · Collaboration
The i2CAT Foundation is a non-profit research and innovation centre that promotes mission-driven knowledge to solve business challenges, co-create solutions with a transformative impact, empower citizens through open and participative digital social innovation with territorial capillarity, and promote pioneering and strategic initiatives.
Fostering collaboration to design the digital society of the future.
i2CAT wants to lead the challenge of designing the digital society of the future based on research and innovation in advanced digital
Through talent generation and cooperation with the stakeholders of the local and international digital research and innovation ecosystem, i2CAT, with the commitment of its members, envisions Catalonia as a creative, empowered, and innovative society, where knowledge and digital technology are at the service of people.
i2CAT’s activities span the areas of Research, playing a key role in the EU Framework Program for Research and Innovation; Strategic Projects, leading local initiatives that strengthen the digital policies of public administration, and Technology Transfer, fostering R&D collaboration with companies to develop innovative market-oriented solutions.
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Four pillars define our identity to advance towards a new digital society and economy.
|Core funding Government of Catalonia||10%|
|Public competitive funding||54%|
|Public & Private Contributions||18%|
|Research and Development||44|
|Administration and Management||8|
|R&D On-Demand Services||20|
|Strategic R&D Projects with Public Administration||12|
Mr. Jordi Puigneró i Ferrer, President, Minister for Digital Policy and Public Administration, Government of Catalonia
Mr. Francesc Torres Torres, Vice-President I, Rector for the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC)
Mr. Carles Salvadó Usach, Secretary of the Board, Head of Telecommunications Service for the Telecommunications, Cybersecurity and Digital Society Department, Government of Catalonia
Mr. David Ferrer i Canosa, Secretary for the Telecommunications, Cybersecurity and Digital Society Department, Government of Catalonia
Mr. Daniel Marco Pàrraga, Director General of Innovation and Digital Economy, Government of Catalonia
Mr. Víctor Vera Vinardell, Key Account Territorial Director, Orange
Mr. Joan Romero Circuns, CEO at ACCIÓ
Mr. Joan Gómez Pallarès, General Manager of Research, Government of Catalonia
Mr. Jordi Berenguer Sau, Vice-Rector for Knowledge transfer at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC)
Mr. Luca Pelà, Vice-Chancellor for Science Policy at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC)
Mr. Xavier Milà Vidal, Managing Director for the Centre of Telecommunication and Information Technologies, Government of Catalonia.
Mr. Lluis Rovira Pato, Director at CERCA Institution
Mrs. Laura Molist Celihueta, Regional Director for Catalonia at Vodafone
Mr. Albert Armengol López, Director for the Public Sector at Fujitsu Technology Solutions
Mr. Francesc Bert i Josa, General Manager at Cisco Systems in Catalonia
Mr. Amadeu Gassó Gimeno, Technical Manager at CCMA
Mrs. Carme Torras, Research Professor at the Spanish Scientific Research Council (CSIC) and Head of research line Perception and Manipulation, Institut de Robotica i Informatica Industrial (IRI)
Mr. Óscar Pallarols Brossa, Director of Strategy for Product and Innovation at Cellnex Telecom
Mr. Josuè Sallent Ribes, Director at TICSalut Foundation
Mr. Lluís Comellas i Riera, Research Vice-Chancellor at Universitat Ramon Llull
Mr. Michael Donaldson Carbón, Commissioner for Digital Innovation, Electronic Administration and Good Governance, Barcelona City Council
Mr. David Noguer i Bau, Regional Manager at Juniper Networks
Mr. Felip Fenollosa, General Manager at Fundació CIM
Mr. Oriol Torruella, Manager at the Centre for Information Security of Catalonia (CESICAT), Government of Catalonia
Mr. Joan Bennassar, Technical Manager at Media Pro
Mr. Boris Bellalta Jiménez, Teacher of the ICT Department at Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Mr. Diego Matas Morillo, General Manager at Interoute Iberia
Professor PhD Dimitra Simeonidou
High Performance Networks Faculty of Engineering, University of Bristol
Professor Dr. Carsten Bormann
Computer Science, Center for Computing Technology (TZI), Universität Bremen
Professor Dr. Jos Baeten
Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI), Universiteit van Amsterdam
Executive Director ESnet, Division Director Scientific Networking