Main academic agreements
Iberdrola's group strengthens its relationship with the academic world with eight agreements
Our company has signed a series of collaboration agreements with the main universities in which Iberdrola collaborates, as proof of its constant support and relationship with education and entrepreneurship.
Collaboration agreement with the MIT
Iberdrola and the MIT (the Massachusetts Institute of Technology) have signed an agreement to boost innovation in clean energies. The agreement will focus on energy and environmental innovation, training the company's employees and helping students develop entrepreneurial skills.
Collaboration agreement with the Comillas Pontifical University - Chair in Energy and Innovation
Persisting in its unwavering commitment to the academic world, Iberdrola has signed the Iberdrola Chair in Energy and Innovation at the Comillas Pontifical University. The purpose of this Chair is to formalise the stable collaboration agreement between the University and Iberdrola for not only creating and transferring knowledge, but also implementing research, innovation and educational activities.
Collaboration agreement with the University of Salamanca - 8th Centenary Chair
This collaboration agreement between Iberdrola and the University of Salamanca will promote education, research, innovation and entrepreneurship. The main objective of this Chair is to promote University/Business technology transfer and establish a framework for collaboration in the launch of R&D projects and training initiatives.
Collaboration agreement with the University of Strathclyde
Iberdrola has signed a series of agreements with the University of Strathclyde to address some of the challenges of the energy sector and to develop R&D projects:
- ScottishPower Chair in Smart Grid Technology
- Technology Innovation Centre (TIC)
- Power Networks Demonstration Centre (PNDC)
Collaboration agreement with the Tecnológico de Monterrey
Iberdrola and the Tecnológico de Monterrey have signed a collaboration agreement that establishes their collaboration to strengthen the relationship between the company and the academic world in Mexico.
The aim of this agreement is to promote common interests and contribute to innovation in strategic sectors through specialised training, as well as to promote entrepreneurship through its own training actions and the identification of opportunities.
Both institutions share the lines of action: training, scholarships for undergraduate and postgraduate students, internal training for Iberdrola's employees, support for young entrepreneurs, development of R&D projects and support for chairs on specific topics.
Collaboration agreement with the Hamad Bin Khalifa University of Qatar
Iberdrola and the Hamad Bin Khalifa University have signed a collaboration agreement that establishes their collaboration to strengthen the relationship between the company and the academic world in Qatar.
Collaboration agreement with Yale University
Iberdrola has entered into a research and educational cooperation arrangement with Yale University that will forge a closer bond between the company and the academic community in the United States.
The agreement includes new research projects in the areas of energy digitalisation and storage to provide solutions to crucial issues facing businesses. These projects will provide training for students to address environmental and energy challenges and provide Avangrid employees with internal training.
Collaboration agreement with the University of New Mexico
In 2000 Iberdrola created the King Felipe VI Chair in Information Technology and its Applications External link, opens in new window. to develop research and advance knowledge in specific areas of science, information technology and energy, preferably in smart grids, alternative and renewable energies.
Collaboration agreement with the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
With the aim of fostering Iberdrola's ties with the academic world in Brazil, R&D projects will be carried out jointly to develop methodologies and studies that enable the deployment of smart grids in the country's cities, taking the town of Atibaia as an example.