The University of Barcelona is the main public university in Catalonia, with the largest number of students and the broadest and most complete educational offer. It is also the leading university research centre in Spain and one of the most important in Europe, both in terms of the number of research programs and the excellence achieved. Closely linked to the history of Barcelona and Catalonia, the UB combines the values of tradition with the fact that it is an innovative institution of excellence in teaching. It is an urban university, as open and cosmopolitan as the city of Barcelona itself.

Role in INCA: The University of Barcelona team is leading WP8, is the leader of certain tasks in WP5 and is participating in different tasks of WP3, WP4, WP5, WP6 and WP8.