Research and Innovation

Water Research Institute (IdRA)

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As a research organization structure and by virtue of Article 104.1. a of the UB statutes, the Water Research Institute (IdRA) aims to foster and support activities carried out by research groups on topics related to water management, uses and quality.

Vision

The Institute is conceived as an agent that maximizes the University of Barcelona's research potential through research groups that study the field of water. The work is interdisciplinary and involves various faculties and courses.

Objectives

The institute's main objectives are:

  • to foster the consolidation of multidisciplinary teams within the Institute that can provide rapid technological solutions for specific environmental issues, particularly those related to water;
  • to collaborate actively in the technology transfer of knowledge attained through research, development and innovation undertaken with companies in the water sector;
  • to support the development of the European Research Area through participation in European research projects, in recognized research centres that can link the planned European networks, and in assessment and other processes promoted by the European Union and other administrations;
  • to increase and facilitate the mobility of Institute researchers and technicians and to consolidate staffing and maintenance of the existing research infrastructure.

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