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Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Agrónomos

Madrid, Spain

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) is the oldest and largest of the Spanish Technical Universities. UPM currently has more than 3000 faculty members, around 38.000 undergraduate students, and around 6.000 postgraduate students. UPM’s Schools cover most Engineering disciplines, including Aeronautical, Agronomical, Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Electronic, Forestry, Industrial, Mechanical, Mining, Nuclear, and Naval Engineering, as well as Architecture, Computer Science and Geodesy & Cartography. UPM has a strong commitment to R&D and Innovation. The UPM has more than 200 Research Units. The UPM has participated in around 200 European R&D projects over the past four years, including 19 Networks of Excellence, and is member of 10 European Technology Platforms. The contribution of the university to knowledge creation through its scientific publications is also significant. The annual average figures are 1,200 journal papers, 2,000 conference communications and 200 Ph.D. theses.

Role in the project

The ETS Ingenieros Agrónomos has extensive experience development new sensors based on optics properties (multispectral image, hyperspectral, VIS and NIR spectroscopy). They will be enrolled in the definition of the High Level Decision Making system, definition of the Low Level Actuation Systems, and development of tools and manipulators for mechanical weeding.

Scientific Partners