Awards and accolades

2021-«Xatkit: Massive generation of chatbots on-demand»

The project "Xatkit: Massive generation of chatbots on-demand", from the Systems, Software and Models research group (SOM Research Lab), was awarded the Jury's Prize for the Best Entrepreneurial Project at the SpinUOC (9th Edition) 2021.  

2021-WUICOM-BCN: Resilient interface communities in Barcelona's spotlight

The WUICOM project is one of the 7 selected projects in the BCN Science call, promoted by Fundació "La Caixa" and the Barcelona City Council.
2021-Jorge Wagensberg Award

Maria Palazzi Nieves has been awarded the Jorge Wagensberg prize for the best thesis in complex systems. The thesis was supervised by Javier Borge-Holthoefer and Albert Solé Ribalta.

2020-Best Demo Award: PapyGame

Papygame, a platform created by the research group SOM Research Lab of the IN3, gets the Best Demo Award at the 23rd International Conference on Model-Driven Engineering Languages and Systems (MODELS 20).

2019-Second award in the Sharing & Reuse Awards

The Decidim project received the second award in the category of 'the most innovative open source software' in the Sharing & Reuse Awards (# SRawards2019). Organized by the European Commission, these awards promote the sharing and reuse of computer solutions between public administrations.

2019-Outstanding Paper Award of Emerald Publishing

Pilar Ficapal-Cusí and Joan Torrent-Sellens, professors at the Faculty of Economics and Business and members of the i2TIC research group at UOC, together with Milagros Sáinz, director of the Gender and ICT research group of the IN3 and Angel Díaz-Chao (Department of Applied Economics at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos) have received the Emerald Literati Award for Excellence 2019, in the Outstanding Paper category, for the article “Gender inequalities in job quality during the recession”.

MODELS 2018 Conference
2018 - Best Paper Award in the MODELS 2018 Conference

Loli Burgueño, researcher of the research group SOM Research Lab of the IN3, wins the best Paper Award of the international Conference MODELS 2018  for the paper "Expressing Confidence in Models and in Model Transformation Elements".

ICSE 2018 Conference
2018 - Software Engineering in Society Paper Award a ICSE 2018

Javier Luis Cánovas and Jordi Cabot, both researchers of the SOM Research Lab, win the Software Engineering in Society Paper Award of the international ICSE 2018 Conference for the paper "The Role of Foundations in Open Source Projects".

Ramon Molinas Foundation
2018 - UOC-Ramon Molinas Foundation Prize for the best project with social impact

The researcher Maria Rodó de Zárate, from the Gender and ICT research group (GENTIC), has been awarded with the UOC-RMF Prize for the best project with social impact. The Relief Maps project highlights social inequalities.

2018 - David Edge Prize

Israel Rodríguez-Giralt, coordinator of the UOC-IN3 CareNet research group, was awarded the prestigious David Edge Prize by the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) for the article Healing, Knowing, Enduring: Care and Politics in Damaged Worlds.