Vice-rectorate for Innovation
Innovation and Transfer
The Vice-rectorate for Innovation and Transfer is responsible for the promotion and coordination of research mainly oriented to knowledge and technology transfer, innovation and the organization and development of the science park Ciudad Politécnica de la Innovación (Polytechnic City of Innovation).
This vice-rectorate is responsible, among other functions, for the promotion, organization and supervision of collaborative actions and services in R&D&I and the promotion of the economic and social impact of talent and knowledge from innovation.
We have highly qualified teams for the development of our objectives.
Polytechnic City of Innovation Area
The Polytechnic City of Innovation Area is in charge of the Universitat Politècnica de València’s networked science park. The managing entity of the park is the Fundación Ciudad Politécnica de la Innovación (Fundación CPI). Its mission is to ensure the […]
Research, Innovation and Transfer Promotion and Support Service
The Service for the Promotion and Support of Research, Innovation and Transfer (I2T) is the office for the transfer of research results (OTRI) of the UPV. Its mission is the general promotion of the UPV’s R&D&I and the protection and […]
We strive to develop concrete and measurable objectives.
Help the UPV to generate socioeconomic impact based on knowledge.
In 2025, the UPV is the leading entity in the economic, social and environmental development of the Valencian Community.
Outstanding Programs and Initiatives
Learn about our latest projects
The program UPV-innovation promotes and channels relations with the business and institutional environment from various units of the UPV. This program is based on a relationship model between the identification of needs (demands/challenges) of the private sector and the capacity […]
Leading the transformation from innovation and knowledge transfer
What is our contribution?
The UPV has the responsibility and the potential to lead, acting as a driving force in the Valencian Community, a change in the economic and social model moving towards an economy with a greater contribution of knowledge and added value, which ensures greater well-being for our society.
How we work?
We are committed to reinforcing the commitment of the UPV in the generation of economic and social impact in the Valencian Community and in Spain from the talent of our people, our greatest asset. We constantly listen to the needs of society to detect challenges that we transform into opportunities to apply knowledge-based solutions.
Current information, news and projects
- Three awards for companies of the Polytechnic City of InnovationThe companies Physio MRI Tech, EBHealth3 and TRL+, linked to the Universitat Politècnica de València science park, have been awarded for their innovative entrepreneurial and business initiatives in the IV edition of the rePCV awards. The network of science parks of […]
- Newsletter UPV-innovationThe UPV-innovation newsletter provides weekly updates on UPV R&D and innovation. The newsletter has several sections about the situation of R&D, innovation and transfer, interviews, news, success stories, agenda, etc. If you are interested in receiving this newsletter you can subscribe […]
- “The Valencian Community is the European region that has improved the most in innovation indicators during the last year”.València city reaches the final as European capital of innovation 2022, #iCapitalAwards. The Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) is an entrepreneurial university connected with the business community and the citizens of the Valencian Community. From the UPV we have generated about 1,000 […]