SecureChain – Sustainable Biomass Energy


Funded by: European Union’s research and innovation programme ‘Horizon 2020’ under the Grant Agreement no. 646457.

Participating entities: The consortium comprises 11 organisations in Germany, Austria, The Netherlands, Sweden, Spain, Greece, Estonia and the United Kingdom experienced in research, technical development and market promotion of sustainable bioenergy solutions. The project coordinator is the Wald-Zentrum / IIWH in Münster, Germany.

Duration: April’15 – March’18

Contact: Enrique Velo García


To integrate and promote global issues in STEM teaching


Seminar on The role of Global Learning in Engineering Education at UPC, Barcelona (2014). Source: EScGD

Funded by: Barcelona City Council – Programa d’Educació per al Desenvolupament de Barcelona solidària 2015

Participating entities:  Escola de Cultura de Pau (UAB)

Duration: December’15 – November’17

Contact: Agustí Pérez Foguet

Communication: e-mail distribution list

Key remarks: follow-up web page

Global Dimension in Engineering Education GDEE


Funded by: EC – EuropAid “Non-State Actors and Local Authorities in Development – Raising public awareness of development issues and promoting development education in the EU” – EuropeAid/131141/C/ACT/MULTI. Contract: DCI-NSAED/2012/280-929

Participating entities: Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (Spain), Universitat Politècnica de València (Spain), Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Spain), Università degli Studi di Trento (Italy), Loughborough University (United Kingdom), ONGAWA (Spain), Training Centre for International Cooperation (Italy), Practical Action (United Kingdom), Engineers without Borders (United Kingdom).

Duration: February’13 – April’15

Contact: Agustí Pérez Foguet


Video: Short video.

Andean Network of Graduate Studies in Integrated Water Resources RAP-GIRH


Hydraulic infrastructure in Tiraque, Bolivia (2009). Source: EScGD

Funded by: EC – EuropeAid “ALFA III-Building the Future on Education” – EuropeAid/130999/C/ACT/Multi

Participating entities: Wageningen University & Research centre (Netherlands, coordinator), Universidad Mayor de San Simón (Bolivia), Universidad del Valle (Colombia), Universidad Central del Ecuador (Ecuador), Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (Peru), Universidad Nacional Pedro Ruiz Gallo (Peru) and Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (Spain).

Duration: April’12 – March’15

Contact: Rutgerd Boelens (Núria Miralles, UPC)


Strengthening capacities for the management of Cabo Delgado water basins, Mozambique

Funded by: EuropeAid – Partnerships for Capacity Development in the ACP Water & Sanitation Sector. EuropeAid/ 129510/C/ACT /Multi. Co-funding: Direcção Geral de Relações Exteriores e com a União Européia (Xunta de Galicia)

Participating entities: ARA-Norte (Mozambique), Augas de Galicia, Amphos 21, Universidade da Coruña, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (Spain)

Duration: July’12 – December’15

Contact: Augas de Galicia, (Agustí Pérez Foguet, UPC)


Water Point in Cabo Delgado, Mozambique (2012). Source: EScGD


Agriculture, Pemba, Mozambique (2012). Source: EScGD


Construction, Pemba, Mozambique (2012). Source: EScGD

Review of the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Information System SIASAR


Signing of the SIASAR agreement (2014). Source: SIASAR

Funded by: The World Bank – Water and Sanitation Program

Participating entities: Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

Duration: April ’14 – April’15

Contact: Agustí Pérez Foguet