About Us

Welcome to the website of the Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Communications Department at CTTC. The M2M Department is located at the Mediterranean Technology Park in the metropolitan area of Castelldefels in Barcelona (Spain). As part of the Communications Technologies Division, we aim at providing insights into technologies, protocols and algorithms shapening the future of wireless networks to accomplish the full potential of the Internet of Things (IoT).


Our key areas of expertise are:

  • M2M communications for the IoT

  • Reasearch and Development + Innovation

  • Verticals: Cooperative, Connected & Automated Mobility, Smart Grids, Smart Cities, e-Health

  • Wireless Communication Technologies, Protocols and Algorithms

  • Holistic vision of the IoT

  • Contributions to 5G

  • Extensive knowledge in lower layers of the protocol stack; PHY, MAC and NET

  • Theory and computer-based simulation --> publications

  • Experimental platform --> research + innovation projects








Francisco Vázquez-Gallego

Head of Department, Senior Researcher


Fermín Mira

Senior Researcher


Selva Vía


Our End-to-End IoT
Experimental Platform

A unique testbed
for the Internet of Things. 

  • Heterogeneity of wireless
  • Scalable design
  • Integration with 5G
  • End-user involvement
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