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Universitat Politèchnica de València

Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) is currently considered one of the leading universities in Spain, being the single science and technology university in Spain to feature in all university rankings. Founded in 1971, it comprises nearly 30,000 students, over 2,500 academics and researchers, and 17 university research centres driven to solve the challenges of the European citizens. UPV is among the Spanish universities with the highest revenue from competitive research (R&D contracts, consulting and service delivery, spin-off) and is a national leader in patent exploitation. UPV has participated in 129 FP7 actions and led 20 of them. In H2020, UPV is currently participating in more than 100 signed actions and leading 14 of them, being also a partner in several major partnering initiatives (JTIs, PPPs, KICs, etc.).