The Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) has launched a new edition of the "10 Challenges to Innovate Together in 2022" programme, promoted by the Vice Chancellor’s Office for Scientific Policy, to promote innovation in the business ecosystem through UC3M’s multidisciplinary research.
66 researchers from different areas of UC3M participated in the development of this year’s programme.
This year’s challenges focus on subjects as diverse as digital transformation and 5G and 6G communications, blockchain and legislative challenges at the economic level, Big Data and machine learning, personalised medicine and early diagnosis, social media and fake news, agricultural policies and rural development, aviation and satellites, the ecological transition, sustainability and electric vehicles, new production models and responsible consumption, and equality, international cooperation and social innovation.
All these subjects are included in ten programmes: "The construction of a hybrid and interconnected society", "The success of DeFis and decentralised finance", "Circular economy, a new way of life and consumption", "Stand up to cancer: the importance of data", "Attention and truthfulness, ingredients for the new digital recipe", "Spanish in artificial intelligence: from technology to social application", "The primary sector for a world with overpopulation", "The new space: the space race of the 21st century", "Transport for people in the sustainability league", and "When innovation is focused on serving people".
The "R+D+i Challenges to Innovate Together Programme" is an activity co-funded by the call for Liaison Entities 2018 of the Community of Madrid (Reference OI2018/PC-UC3M-5152, Acronym PC-UC3M) and ERDF funding, (European Regional Development Fund).