The Centre for Innovation in Transport (CENIT) is a public consortium between the Government of Catalonia and the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · Barcelona Tech (UPC) which was created in 2001 with the objectives of generating and promoting knowledge of transport and providing support for the institutions involved in this field.

CENIT has been consolidated at a local and national level as a research promoting entity on transportation and logistics and a think tank on the mobility issues currently influencing our society.


To promote research, innovation and education in transportation and mobility management

Since its creation in 2001 CENIT has developed an intense research activity. We provide research and technology solutions to the public administration and the business sector and disseminates the generated knowledge through scientific publications in academic journals and congress proceedings.

Our work areas are include Urban Mobility, Port logistics and Maritime Transport and Transport Infrastructure Management with a cross-cutting view (transport economics, operations research, travel behavior, sustainability, transport policy, demand analysis, ICT, etc.).

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New CENIT publication at the journal Transport Policy

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April 27th, 2017

Brand new publication derived from the PhD thesis by Pau Morales-Fusco at the journal Transport Policy. The paper does an assessment on shipping pricing and and its effect on the competitiveness of Motorways of the Sea and a hint towards the effect that funding policies could have in promoting them.

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