Our management units
The management unit is responsible for the management, development and exploitation of the Scientific and Technological Park; it gives support to the operation of the entire Foundation, from economic and administrative management, to the management of human resources.
The OTRI, also known as Research Results Transfer Office or OTRI in the Spanish acronym, with a trajectory of more than ten years in the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, is responsible for the recovery of R&D, the transfer of technology and the supply of services of the ULPGC, whose fundamental objective is to promote relations between the university researchers and the company.
It is responsible for the management of collaboration agreements between companies and researchers, the search for funding for R+D+i, the management of support services to the scientific and technological research, the exploitation and transfer of results of research projects developed in the environment of the ULPGC, in collaboration with the Office of Intellectual and Industrial Property, the management of congresses, conferences, workshops and activities of scientific dissemination.
- Management of agreements: +34 928 459 957; +34 928 459 907
- Communication, dissemination and transfer: +34 928 459 956
- More information: http://otri.ulpgc.es/
The Intellectual and Industrial Property Office is responsible for the protection of research results of the ULPGC, advising on the different ways to protect results and their management. Chemical compounds, mechanical appliances, procedures of synthesis, drugs, software… The results of research should be properly protected to promote their transfer.
Then is responsible of the protection and value enhancement, as well as the exploitation and transfer of results of research projects developed in the environment of the ULPGC, in collaboration with the Research Results Transfer Office.
The Projects Office is responsible for managing self-funding, national or international projects of R+D+i. Within the management of international projects, the OP has a specialization in European projects, for which it has the OPE.
Under a strategy based on an tricontinental approach, focused on the areas of smart expertise for the Canary Islands (Tourism and Sea/Marine Environment,) aligned with the Institutional Strategic Plan 2014 and CEI-Canarias, and designed at the same time to provide a response to the major challenges identified in the program Horizonte 2020, the ULPGC makes a firm commitment determined by the Office of European projects as a dynamic element that facilitates the participation with their research groups guarantees in European and international research programs, and promoting synergies with researchers and companies located in the three continents.
- +34 928 459 916
- +34 928 459 917
- +34 928 454 972
- +34 928 376 019
- More information on European projects: http://ope.ulpgc.es/
The POMAC Project management office is in charge of managing ULPGC R&D and innovation projects financed by the Interreg MAC program, 2014-2020 MAC Program.
The European Commission approved on June 3, 2015 the new Cooperation Program INTERREG V-A Spain-Portugal MAC (Madeira-Azores-Canarias) 2014-2020 with a budget of 130 million euros (85% financed by the European Regional Development Fund-ERDF). On October 17, 2017, the EC approved an increase in Program funding, with a total budget of almost 149 million euros (126.5 million ERDF).
By Resolution of the Rector of the University dated December 17, 2019, the Canarian Science and Technology Park Foundation of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Fundación Canaria Parque Científico Tecnológico de la Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, FCPCT) is entrusted with the economic management and execution of 21 projects approved in the second call for the territorial cooperation program INTERREG MAC 2014-2020.
- Coordination: +34 928 376 075
- Technician: +34 928 376 073
- Technician: +34 928 376 072
- Technician: +34 928 376 071
- Administration: +34 928 376 071
The Government of the Canary Islands, the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and the Cabildo of Gran Canaria (Island Government of Gran Canaria) have created the Bioasis Gran Canaria brand that will be the new corporate identity of the Platform for Excellence in Blue Biotechnology and Aquaculture, with the aim of promoting this sector and diversifying the economy.
The Bioasis initiative brings together a set of actions aimed at the development of Marine Biotechnology and Aquaculture, promoting experimental research and the development of companies related to this sector at the island of Gran Canaria.
BIOASIS has a financing of 10.5 million euros, 100% coming from the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation through the agreement for the experimental and comprehensive program of R & D and innovation activities linked to the exploitation of island marine resources signed with the Office of Economic Development, Energy Sovereignty, Climate and Knowledge of the Cabildo of Gran Canaria.
This initiative is promoted by the Cabildo of Gran Canaria through the Economic Promotion Society of Gran Canaria (Sociedad de Promoción Económica de Gran Canaria, SPEGC), in collaboration with the Technological Institute of the Canary Islands (Instituto Tecnológico de Canarias, ITC), the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC), through the Spanish Algae Bank (Banco Español de Algas) and the ECOAQUA University Institute, and the Canarian Science and Technology Park Foundation of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Fundación Canaria Parque Científico Tecnológico de la Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, FCPCT).
The UCC+i is responsible for organizing the different activities related to science dissemination at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
The mission of this unit is making the work of scientists easy to understand to society in order to increase the scientific culture of citizens, and their interest in science, technology and innovation.
- +34 928 459 945
- Further information: #SomosParque