• Defining solutions for reducing the logistic cost in cities

    GrowSmarter · European Commission (H2020)

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  • Testing the electric bus in Barcelona

    ELIPTIC Project · European Commission (H2020)

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  • Searching new ways of financing urban public transport

    Pilot project study on innovative ways of sustainably financing public transport · European Commission (DG MOVE)

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  • Developing decision-making tools for a better management of the urban mobility in Barcelona

    EMBLEMÀTIC · Ajuntament de Barcelona

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  • Applying game theory for a better regulation of Short Sea Shipping

    REG4SSEA · Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness

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The Center for Innovation in Transport (CENIT) is a research group of the International Center for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE). CENIT was created in 2001 as a public consortium between the Government of Catalonia (Departament de Territori i Sostenibilitat) and the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya-Barcelona Tech (UPC) to centralize expertise in transportation innovation. CENIT became a member of CIMNE in 2017.

CENIT has been consolidated at a local and national level to promote research on transportation and logistics and a think tank on the mobility issues currently influencing our society.

Our mission at CENIT is to build the next generation of solutions in global transport

Since its creation in 2001 CENIT has strived to provide cutting edge research and technology solutions to both the public and private sectors while providing thought leadership through contributions to scientific and academic journals as well as global events.

Our work areas are include Urban Mobility, Port logistics and Maritime Transport, and Transport Infrastructure Management with an emphasis on transport economics, operations research, travel behavior, sustainability, transport policy, demand analysis, and ICT.



El CENIT y el Port de Barcelona estudian el Puerto del Futuro

September 26, 2018

Se ha publicado el convenio entre la Autoridad Portuaria de Barcelona, el CENIT y la Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña para la financiación de una ayuda predoctoral con el objetivo de colaborar en el desarrollo de la investigación en el «puerto del futuro».

El CENIT se convierte en el primer asociado colaborador de la red SIMUS 2018

July 12, 2018

El CENIT ingresa como nuevo asociado colaborador a la red latinoamericana en movilidad urbana sustentable SIMUS.

Presentació del CENIT a la jornada de treball del Comitè de Serveis Multimodals

July 12, 2018

Francisca Rosell, cap de projectes del CENIT, va presentar l’estudi “Potenciació del transport multimodal al Corredor del Mediterrani des de la implementació de models multi-client i multi-producte eficients”.


22nd Euro Working Group on Transportation Meeting – EWGT 2019. Barcelona 18-20 September

October 16, 2018

The next 22nd edition of the EWGT meeting will be held in Barcelona, from September 18 to 20, 2019, organized by the  Statistics and Operations Research Department and the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of the UPC and in collaboration with CENIT and CARNET.

El CENIT participarà a la Jornada de presentació dels Estudis de l’Observatori del Pacte Nacional per a la Indústria

April 27, 2018

El CENIT presentarà “Potenciació del transport multimodal al Corredor del Mediterrani” a la jornada de presentació dels Estudis de l’Observatori del Pacte Nacional per a la Indústria.

Sergi Saurí i Mateu Turró participaran al 3r Congres d’Economia i Empresa

April 9, 2018

El lema del Congrés, Cap a un model eficient i equitatiu, resumeix els seus objectius: què hem de fer per ser més competitius en el món i per ser més equitatius a casa nostra.