Today, many people and institutions are helping to fight the Covid-19 epidemic. The Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, is collaborating with researchers, other institutions and companies to provide solutions for all.
Hackovid is a virtual hackathon that was held from April 6 to 12. It aimed to find solutions to the social problems and needs that citizens have encountered and will meet in the near future as a result of the confinement situation caused by Covid-19.
Last February 11 was the International Day of Women and Girls to Science. This day was proclaimed in 2015 by the General Assembly of the United Nations in order to achieve equal and full participation of women and girls to science and, to achieve gender equality and their empowerment.
On the 4th of october the inauguration ceremony of the academic year 2019-2020 was held at UPC, where prizes were awarded to all those entities, groups and students or alumni of the UPC who have won a prize during the 2018- 2019.