2012 edition: Information and communication technology

  • Twenty groups took part made up of researchers from the School of Engineering of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB).
  • Of all the participating projects, three companies were created: Ad on Demand, Maxfactory and Knowxel.
  • The Ads on Demand project, by researchers Marco Pedersoli, Pep Gonfaus, Jordi Gonzalez and Xavier Roca, was the winner of the competition.
  • Second prize went to the Knowxel project – a crowdsourcing platform based on mobile devices aimed at improving communication between clients and users of the service, developed by researchers Ariel Amato, Felipe Lumbreras and Angel Sappa. The third prize was awarded to the Amblife project by researchers Edén Corrales, Jordi Marín and Mónica Ramírez, based on the creation of a system for automatically detecting falls.

Programa Generació d'Idees 2012