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 Jorge Villagra
January 12, 2019
By Jorge Godoy
El Centro de Automática y Robótica, campeón del Autonomous Driving Challenge 2018.
November 26, 2018

El equipo AUTOPIA, del Centro de Automática y Robótica (UPM-CSIC), se ha alzado con Continue reading

By Maria del Mar Diez Martinez
Visita del Instituto de Enseñanza Secundaria Antares.
November 16, 2018

Los alumnos de 1º de Bachillerato han visitado las instalaciones del CAR durante la Continue reading


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