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Universidad Politécnica de Madrid


Brief Biography of Partner

The Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) is the largest technical university in Spain, devoted to technical and engineering studies, having about 41,000 students, 3,600 teaching and research staff and 2,000 administrative and technical staff. UPM plays an important role in European research activities: it has been the largest Spanish public contractor to the European Commission (position kept in FP4, FP5, FP6, FP7). UPM participates in the project through the Telematics Systems Engineering Department (DIT). The Department is the largest university research group on Telematics existing in Spain.

You can contact the UPM team participating in SUNRISE by emailing:

Partner’s Role in the SUNRISE project

In SUNRISE, UPM will lead the Spanish cluster of Critical Infrastructure operators. In addition to their role as cluster leaders, they will also oversee the management of external experts’ involvement, participate in the development of a strategy for pandemic-specific risk assessment and mitigation, support the design of the SUNRISE tools, research on demand prediction and management tools and contribute to the impact generation activities throughout the project and beyond.