The MCIA Center is part of the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC). The Center staff comes from Aerospace and Industrial Engineering Schools. The center activities are diversified in scientific research, applied research and technology transfer to the industry in the fields of Electric traction drives, Energy efficiency, High voltage systems, Industrial electronics, Industrial maintenance and Mechatronics.
The MCIA is member of the Technology and Innovation Network of the local Government of Catalonia (TECNIO). TECNIO is the seal that is awarded by the Generalitat of Catalonia through the action to identify where are the most innovative technology, the suppliers that develop it and enablers that help transfer this to the market.