Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) is one of the leading universities in Spain, being the only technological university in Spain to feature in all the world university rankings. It is also in the top 5 Spanish Universities with the highest revenue from both public research and knowledge transfer activities, and is a national leader in patent license income and start up creation. It comprises nearly 30,000 students, over 2,500 academics, and 17 university research centres of excellence.
UPV is very active participating in international research programmes, with over 100 FP7 projects and 52 H2020 funded projects being the 1st ranked University in Spain in terms of H2020 ICT projects. UPV researchers are also actively involved in all stages of the H2020 life program, from work programme drafting discussions, to project coordination. Besides, UPV is also a partner in several major partnering initiatives (JTIs, PPPs, KICs…).
Moreover, UPV is a strong actor in the triangle Technology-Business-Art. Besides being a reference in the scientific-technical sphere, it also combines in the same Campus Business research and education and a Faculty of Arts which is a state-wide reference.
UPV has recently created a working group around ICT for creative Industries to collaborate in the European framework. The audiovisual "UPV research for Creative Industries" present the most relevant results and technologies developed by the different research groups.