The Centre for Automation and Robotics (CAR) CSIC-UPM is a Joint Centre for Shared Ownership between the UPM and CSIC, founded in November 2009.


Research activities in CAR are focused on the fields of Control Engineering, Artificial Perception and Robotics that will mainly be applied in providing useful results to the Society.


CAR is involved in numerous projects and programs of the European Commission (H2020 and FP7), the Spanish National Plan, the CCAA programs and a great number of collaborations with companies.


Technological offer summarizes the most relevant capabilities of CAR. Each offer is supported by several projects of research and the corresponding publications and/or patents.

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By David Aboy
Obtención de primer premio en competición de aeronaves no tripuladas.
August 22, 2022

El equipo CVAR del CAR ha obtenido el primer premio en la competición en Continue reading

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El uso de vehículos no tripulados para preservar la biodiversidad
August 19, 2022

Habitualmente, para monitorizar el estado de las poblaciones, los observadores realizan conteos directos e Continue reading

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Premio Inventor Europeo 2022 – Elena García Armada
June 22, 2022

La investigadora del Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) Elena García Armada ha recibido Continue reading


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