Centre d’innovació i Tecnologia BARCELONATECH

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Attract and develop the portfolio of clients of the UPC Technology Center to maximise the generation of resources for research groups, based on understanding their needs and contributing to improving their external visibility.

The main functions are:

  • Promote collaborative research projects at Spanish and international level among UPC research groups and industrial members.
  • Promote the business of the existing portfolio of clients.
  • Define strategies for technological marketing and the search for end clients in various sectors.
  • Encourage and support the creation of technological offers.
  • Represent UPC research groups at fairs and in associations and clusters.
  • Support various tasks relating to the creation of collaborative European projects (such as H2020, Interreg, etc.), including the search for and selection of members, generation of the state-of-the-art in technological environments, contact and follow-up of partners, etc.


  • Higher university qualification.
  • A PhD in materials, chemistry or energy is highly valued.
  • Minimum experience of 4 years, either in public and private companies or in research centres, carrying out functions of a similar nature.
  • Knowledge of the Catalan industrial sector and innovation ecosystem, university environment and technology transfer system.
  • Knowledge of tax incentives and public grants for companies, universities and Spanish and European research centres.
  • Commercial skills and business development skills.
  • Initiative, autonomy and results focused.
  • Availability to travel and driving licence.
  • Languages: fluent Catalan and Spanish and excellent level of English (equivalent to Cambridge Advanced).

Contract conditions and pay

  • Contract type: works and services.
  •  Job position part of the Cataluña operational programme ERDF 2014-2020 OP of the Government of Catalonia, Ministry of Business and Knowledge (Secretariat for Universities and Research), jointly financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).
  • Pay between €36,000 and €40,000 gross annual salary.


We are the Technology Center of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (CIT UPC). We promote companies’ competitiveness through the application of distinguishing technological knowledge generated in UPC research and development centres. Our team is interdisciplinary and highly specialised. The environment we work in is collaborative, with a high degree of commitment to results. We are adaptable, dynamic, flexible, committed to innovation and with high growth potential. We supply technology to large corporations and SMEs and have close links to start-ups and spin-offs.


We offer work in a collaborate environment with a high degree of independence, in a university environment that is also corporate, with young, disruptive teams in the exceptional setting of Barcelona. If you are proactive, enjoy teamwork, motivated by challenges and passionate about innovation and new technologies, the CIT UPC is the place for you.