I am the director of DAMA-UPC (research group at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya) one of the DiH of the network. The group was created in 1999 and has a long experience in TT collaborations with industry, including IBM, Oracle, CA Technologies, and local industry like RACC, inStore-Media, Control Courier, etc. Moreover, DAMA-UPC has created its own Spin Out of the University, Sparsity Technologies, which receives the research done by DAMA-UPC to productize and commercialize it. SParsity was named the "SME with highest innovation potential of the CE" through the First Innovation Radar Report.
DAMA-UPC does research and technology transfer on the management of large data volumes. The group has created software that has been transfered to a spin out company, Sparsity Technologies, which commercializes a Graph DBMS, Dex, bibliographic exploration technology, Bibex, and a Record Linkage software, Daurum. The research of the group focusses on graph management and relational data processing.
Web site: http://www.dama.upc.edu