The Research and Transfer Plan of the Bau, Centre Universitari de Disseny de Barcelona (Design College of Barcelona), was defined within the framework of the ‘Research and Transfer of Knowledge Plan (2005 - 2010)’ of the Uvic (University of Vic). This Research Plan is part of the operational Plan of Field 2: Research and university-industry relations, a strategic Plan from the said Uvic (2005 - 2010).
The Bau Centre Universitari de Disseny de Barcelona is a reference centre on a national and international scale, capable of responding to the needs of individuals and businesses, and of actively contributing to social transformation through design, communication, creativity and innovation.
Generally, the aim of the institution is to:
- participate actively in the progress and development of society through the training of researchers, teachers and professions.
- promote the social and environmental awareness of the designer, who should be seen not only as a professional but also as a social and cultural influencer.
- develop proposals and design projects consistent with this vision.