MADRINET (Multidisciplinary Advanced Research in User-Centric Wireless Network Enabling Technologies) is a 4-year research programme financed by the Government of the Region of Madrid and co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund and other private and public sponsors.
It is one of the largest cooperative research programs being realized in Madrid with the participation of institutions from all over Spain. It was selected for funding after a rigorous competitive evaluation.
Its main objectives on the one hand, advancing the key elements in frontier communications, location and sensor fusion technologies and, on the other hand, conceiving and developing advanced wireless applications and ambient intelligence services.
It gathers together a group of thirty selected and relevant industrial, institutional and academic partners around an ambitious R+D program lead and performed by internationally recognized academic groups.
The main partners are Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Universidad de Alcalá de Henares and Universidad Carlos III. The program has as associate partners other seven universities, five large institutions and fifteen companies. The companies and institutions of the consortium have the mission of orienting the mid-term goals of the program and enjoy the benefit of having a priority transfer of technology and know-how.
MADRINET has an international scientific committee constituted by distinguished personalities.