Rosa María Martín

Technical Director

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Rosa M. Martín (MSc in Computer Science) is the IT Technical Director of inLab FIB since 2009, with an extensive experience of over twenty years as project manager.

She holds a degree in Computer Science from the Barcelona School of Informatics – Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC, 1987) and a postgraduate in "Management skills for ICT professionals" by the Fundació Politècnica de Catalunya. She has received professional training in Project Management, including European projects management, and in the marketing of services derived from research and innovation.

Currently, she works as technical director of inLab FIB UPC, the R&D laboratory of the Barcelona School of Informatics of the UPC, specialized in ICT applications and services. The mission of this laboratory is to transfer knowledge to society through the development of human talent and multidisciplinary R&D projects based on the latest ICT technologies, Simulation and Data Science. Her role involves leading the technical team, advising the scientific director, helping researchers to achieve their goals, exploring funding and collaboration opportunities. 
Member of the management team of the Barcelona School of Informatics.
Member of the UPC Technical Board of Advice for ICT where I provide strategic advice and my expertise in innovative corporative projects such as teleworking, electronic elections, etc. 

By the end of 2018, she  will move to a new responsibility as ICT manager of UTG CNTIC. This is a new organizational unit created by the UPC to provide services to the School of Telecommunications, the Faculty of Computer Science and seven departments leading ICT teaching and research on the North Campus of the UPC


Throughout her professional career, she has participated in different technology transfer projects related to the provision of innovative services for citizens via the Internet in collaboration with local and regional governments. Technical leader of the team that launched the very first website of the Barcelona City Council, the first municipal website in Spain. She has also collaborated with other cities such as Sant Boi, Terrassa or Sabadell. UPC project leader of the e-Catalunya project (2004-2011), creating a corporate social network platform totally based on open software,, which has received different awards and is still been used by Generalitat de Catalunya, the Catalan autonomous government.

She was one of the founding members of the i2CAT Foundation (, being a member of its technical committee until 2008 and coordinating, between 2001 and 2003, its Digital Audiovisual Media Group (promoting research and innovation in the area of Audiovisuals+Internet among audiovisual companies and content producers in Catalonia) and administrating innovation projects. In that period (previous to youtube, iPhones, or Android ...) they created an audiovisual portal, we explored with TV companies the first audiovisual applications on mobile phones, and they performed the first high definition live streaming of opera from the Liceu of Barcelona to a cinema and to several Catalan universities.

Project manager of the collaboration agreement established with the Wireless Internet Technology Center Nortel-Accenture in 2002 which included the development software related to mobile technology and applications for 3G networks (middleware, mobile applications, testing tools, etc.).

She has also managed several projects comprising the use of advanced web interfaces and streaming services for the theatre company La Fura dels Baus.

She currently collaborates with the BIG IoT European project funded by the H2020 program, which aims to overcome the barriers to the interoperability of the Internet of Things. She has participated in the coordination and stakeholders management of the Barcelona pilot and its use cases focused on urban transport and mobility. Additionally, she has contributed to Open Calls promotion and other dissemination activities.

She has also contributed to the IST integrated projects  NOBEL and NOBEL II, and to the networks of excellence e-Photon-ONe and e-Photon-One + as well as in BONE (co-leading the WP3 - Electronic Communication Tools). 

She stayed at SICS (Swedish Institute for Computer Science) as visiting researcher within the framework of the European SOCRATES project (DRIVE II) for Vehicle Dynamic Route Guidance. 

During the last years, she has been working on various projects related to smart mobility and connected vehicles, within the framework of CARNET (Cooperative Automotive Research Network), an open knowledge hub about mobility and automation initiated by SEAT, Volkswagen Group Research and the UPC.

Expert member of the Smart City Expo Program Committee  and evaluator of the Smart City Expo Awards Committee 


Brief experience as co-founder of the startup company  Audienz, S.L. (2000-2001) and a long trajectory as an intrapreneur within the UPC. Currently, I collaborate with the Corbera Entrepreneurial Women Network.

Professional responsible for the Mobile Applications and Mobile Business program "of the inLab Talent program, designed to develop the talent of students. I have also conducted several talks addressed to prospective ICT students.


She received in 2014 the "MENCIÓ FIB", a public recognition awarded during the Festibity event to one or more people who have carried out an outstanding work in the life of the FIB.

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