UPM and Accenture launch AI.nnovation Space
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) and Accenture have signed
a collaboration agreement for the creation of AI.nnovation Space, a new
artificial intelligence technology center. It will be the first European mixed technology
center located in a Spanish university, where all the stages of an innovative
product, from the collection of ideas until the release to the market, will be
covered. The center will be placed at the High Technical School of Computer
Engineers of the UPM, in the Campus of International Excellence of Montegancedo
(Boadilla del Monte, Madrid).
The center implies a unique model where both UPM and
Accenture will promote research directly from the university, accelerate
innovation in Spanish companies, and identify and train the talent of the
The presentation of AI.nnovation Space counted with the presence
of the responsible of Education and Research of the Community of Madrid, the Rector
of UPM and the president of Accenture Spain, Portugal and Israel.
The specific objectives of the AI.nnovation Space are the
development of PhD theses and innovation projects, the support for the
generation of technology-based companies, the promotion of the training of
students and professionals, and the creation of a permanent ecosystem in the
field of artificial intelligence.