Technical University of Madrid (UPM) is the largest Spanish university focused on technology and
innovation, with more than 2,400 researchers grouped in 204 Research Groups, 19 Research Centres or institutes and 55 Laboratories committed to transform the knowledge generated into innovation advances contributing to solve global challenges. UPM develops an intense collaboration with governmental bodies, industry, and other relevant agents in the innovation chain, to offer real solutions to real-world problems and work together in the transfer of knowledge and innovation to society. This is among its lines of strategy, what place UPM among the Spanish universities with the greatest research activity and first in the capture of external resources in a competitive regime. UPM headed the Spanish University participation in the 7th European Framework Program with 286 projects and 83M € funding.