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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Ceremonia de toma de posesión de Elena García y Ana Contesa
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Un equipo de investigadores del Centro de Automática y Robótica (CSIC-UPM) ha desarrollado un Continue reading

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