The Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena (UPCT) is a renowned public university with a long tradition and experience in engineering and economic studies. With over 90 R&D groups, the University aims to be not only a place for the dissemination of knowledge but also a source of scientific and technological creation. These groups carry out basic and applied research in various fields. The university offers hundreds of programs, events, workshops, and language courses. The UPCT is committed to promoting research, development, innovation, and scientific exchange with numerous public and private national and international institutions, reinforcing its links with the industry world.
Its role in the project includes overseeing WP3 and conducting research on soil ecosystem services and economic evaluation. Specifically, it aims to create a conceptual framework for assessing the value of ecosystem services provided by healthy soils and the environmental impact of activities that impact soil health.