Excellence · Creativity · Commitment · Collaboration
i2CAT Foundation is a non-profit research and innovation centre that promotes mission oriented R&D activities on advanced Internet architectures, applications and services. The centre stands for a new open innovation framework, fostering the collaboration between companies, public administration, the academic environment and end-users.
Fostering collaboration for an Internet based on intelligent systems and smart technologies.
Internet has produced a superabundance of data, information and networks. The next step is to advance in the research and innovation of an Internet based on intelligent systems and smart technologies. The Internet of knowledge and creativity is the new challenge to face. i2CAT’s vision for the next 10 years is a networked smart world, a co-laboratory based on a new generation of networked intelligent technologies and systems, a co-creating platform between machines, people and the environment for a sustainable and smart future.
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.
|Integrity, trust, flexibility.|
|Team, open innovation, agreements.|
Four pillars define our identity to advance towards a new digital society and economy.
|Core funding Government of Catalonia||10%|
|Business & Entities Project Contributions||19%|
|Research and Development||35|
|Support R&D Staff||7|
|Administration and Management||7|
|Services to companies||37|
|Strategic R&D Projects with Public Administration||15|
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, Manager for SmartCatalonia, Government of Catalonia
Mr. Víctor Vera Vinardell, Deputy Secretary of the Board, Manager of Innovation at 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
Mr. Óscar Pallarols Brossa, Director of Strategy for Product and Innovation at Cellnex Telecom
Mr. Josuè Sallent Ribes, Director at TICSalut Foundation
Mr. Joan Bennassar, Technical Manager at Media Pro
Mr. Boris Bellalta Jiménez, Teacher of the ICT Department at Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Mr. Lluís Comellas i Riera, Research Vice-Chancellor at Universitat Ramon Llull
Mr. Diego Matas Morillo, General Manager at Interoute Iberia
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.
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
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