Research and Innovation

Figures

Research and technology transfer at the UB

 

  2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Total income from research and technology transfer (thousands of euros)
74.336 56.832 70.344 88.156 88.988  107.326
Projects* 24.915 23.248 19.977 25.312 31.471 47.384
Funding 11.217 3.134 15.172 19.977 13.740 7.681
Infrastructure 1.659 - - 186  - 657
UB research agreements 2.503 2.471 194 538 248 445
FBG agreements 6.850 9.263 9.600 11.971 10.865 12.532
Complementary actions - - 401 305 369 -
Services provided by Science and Technology Centres to other institutions - - 3.057 2.901 3.236 3.250
Income generated by UB researchers at other institutions 27.192 18.716 21.943 27.108 35.244 35.377
*Includes the amounts granted derived from the research activity carried out by researchers of the UB in competitive and non-competitive research activities at the August Pi i Sunyer Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBAPS), the Bellvitge Institute for Biomedical Research (IDIBELL), the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC), the Catalonia Institute of Energy Research (IREC), the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB),  the Centre for Ecological Research and Forestry Applications (CREAF), Institute of Space Studies of Catalonia (IEEC), Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal Barcelona) and the Barcelona Science Park (PCB).  
Doctoral theses presented
566 675 755 752 1.131 1.158
Scientific publications**
4.068 4.606 4.998 5.180 5.186  5.381
** Indexed to the Web Portal of Science (WoS) by Clarivate Analytics

 

Research activities
2011
2012
2013
2014 2015 2016
% of lecturers involved in research and knowledge transfer over total of lecturers ETC  69,4% 71,7%  68,9% 66,2% 62,5% 58,9%
Predoctoral research staff 494 555 444 504 546 584
Consolidated research groups 243 243 243 301 301 303
Active research projects 980 977 953 930 892 997
Priority patent applications 19 22 17 15 20 12
International Patent Extensions 22 16 8 15 14 17
Patents in national phase abroad 29 36 23 24 59 38
New technology-based companies
5 8 3 3 7 4
UB-specific research institutes and university institutes 13 14 14 14 14 17
Special research centers 11 11 11 11 - 3
Inter-university institutes 2 2 2 2 3 4
UB-specific documentation centres  3 3  3 3 3 3
UB- specific observatories 10 10  10 10 10 10
 
Barcelona Science Park (PCB)
2011
2012
2013
2014 2015 2016
Total area (m2) 86.638 86.638 86.638 95.410 95.410 95.410
Companies in the PCB 2.105 2.268 2.135  2.078 2.078  2.200
Private-sector companies settled
57 70 63 64 59 63
Private-sector companies settled 26 31 29 28 36 36
 
The Science and Technology Centres (SCT)
2011
2012
2013
2014 2015 2016
UB users (head researchers) 453 438 440  485 479 -
Non-UB income (millions of euros) 4.848  4.748  4.107  3.726 4.340 4.320
Value of scientific equipment (millions of euros) 41.110 41.110  41.110 41.110 42.000  42.000
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