3 UAB spin-offs with Industrial Doctorates present their innovations at 4YFN

The Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) stands out for its active participation in the Industrial Doctorates Plan with 119 research projects promoted by 99 companies and institutions. Of these, 21 correspond to startups or spin-offs, 3 of which will present their innovations at the 4YFN fair in Barcelona 2024.

Barcelona, 23 February 2024 

The Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) actively participates in the Industrial Doctorates Plan with 119 strategic, applied and collaborative research projects. These projects are supported by 99 companies and institutions, including 21 start-ups or spin-offs. Of these 21 spin-offs, 3 will participate in the 4YFN fair, which will be held in Barcelona from 26 to 29 February, to present their innovations and attract investors.

The spin-offs participating in 4YFN are:

  • AllRead: (1 active Industrial PhD , started in 2020). Born from the collaboration between researchers from the UAB and the Computer Vision Center, AllRead provides an innovative solution to port and terminal management. Its system of detection and intelligent reading of codes and texts through artificial vision algorithms streamlines processes and optimizes logistics.
  • AWEC: (1 active Industrial Doctorate , started in 2021). Promoted by researchers from the Department of Animal and Food Science of the UAB, AWEC offers a comprehensive service of scientific advice and innovation for the improvement of animal welfare.
  • Vetgenomics: (3 Industrial PhDs completed, 2013, 2015, 2017). Vetgenomics, the first spin-off of the UAB, has positioned itself as a leading company in the diagnosis of pathogens and the development of genomic technologies for the veterinary sector. His trajectory and expertise allow him to offer precise diagnostic solutions and tools for the prevention and control of diseases in animals.

The participation of these spin-offs in the Government of Catalonia's Industrial Doctorates Plan and in this year's 4YFN is an example of the UAB's commitment to innovation, knowledge and technology transfer to the business sector, as well as the creation of start-ups.

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