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
- More information on European projects: http://ope.ulpgc.es/