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CA Technologies opens a European Research Centre at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya.BarcelonaTech

Sep 20, 2011

CA Labs Europe will launch its operations in Barcelona this September, focusing on five projects that will initially involve 10 researchers from CA Technologies and the UPC, specifically the Data Management Group (DAMA-UPC)

CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA), a leading IT management software and solutions global company, announced the creation of a European research centre that will be implemented and managed in cooperation with the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, BarcelonaTech (UPC) located in Barcelona, Spain.

 

The objective of this collaborative initiative, called CA Labs Europe is to be a centre of innovation for Europe to generate knowledge creation and to achieve advanced research results. This cooperation will be driven through the Innovation and Technology Centre (CIT-UPC) of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, BarcelonaTech, recognized as one of the most advanced technical university environments in Spain and throughout Europe CA Labs Europe site will be located at the K2M building of the Parc UPC, in Barcelona.

 

The UPC rector, Dr. Antoni Giró, highlighted "the importance of collaborating with a global company as CA Technologies with extensive experience in IT management, because it allows us to value the results of both basic and applied research conducted in our labs, such as the research center Data Management Group (DAMA), and contribute to generate technological innovation for the corporate sector."

 

CA Labs Europe will launch its operations in Barcelona this September, focusing on five projects that will initially involve 10 researchers from CA Technologies and the UPC, specifically the Data Management Group (DAMA), a research center belonging to the TECNIO network of the Government of Catalonia, aiming at research oriented to technology transfer and cooperation with the industry. The projects will address security and privacy in a cloud environment, cloud forensics, machine translation tools for multi-lingual product localization, efficient visualization of very large systems, and new IT business models.

 

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