Instituto de Investigación Tecnológica, IIT
C\ de Santa Cruz de Marcenado, 26 28015 Madrid
The IIT, Institute for Research in Technology, belongs to the School of Engineering (ICAI) of Comillas Pontificial University of Madrid (Comillas). Its main aim is to promote research and postgraduate training in diverse technological fields through participation in specific projects of interest for Industry and the Government. It is a non-profit Institute, which aims to be flexible and pragmatic in the way it works. It is essentially financed by projects contracted by companies, and thus responds to a clear social demand.
ITT-Comillas is the leading institution in Spain on the development of integrated models for the operation and planning of electricity systems under deregulation, and has provided extensive international consultancy on electricity market designs and network regulation. It gathers more than 60 researchers and nearly 50 full time doctoral students. Its main activities are focused on the design and development of computational models of the diverse aspects of electricity systems as well as on advising and consultancy tasks, mainly about the analysis and design of new regulatory frameworks.
Within the Integrid project Comillas will be represented by the Smart and Green Networks and the E-SOST Research Groups. Within the project Comillas is leading the Work Package dealing with cost-benefit analyses, regulation and business models definition. Additionally, Comillas actively contributes to the assessment of stakeholder engagement and perspectives as well as the scalability and replicability potential of tested smart grid solution.