The Institute of Research, Development and Innovation (RDI) of the Madrid Open University is the coordinating institution of the research, development and innovation of science and technology of MOU. It is an interdisciplinary centre that coordinates all research activities of the University and presides over the Vice-Rector for research and PhD. of MOU. It accommodates the activity of Cluster E-Business (Innovative Business Group recognized by the Ministry of Industry), the Research Results Transfer Office, as well as the teaching and research activities of the Education and Information and Communication Technologies Unit of MOU.
Activities of the RDI Institute of MOU
The activities of the RDI Institute of the Madrid Open University (MOU) are based on four areas: research, technology transfer, education and the dissemination of culture, science and technology. It is therefore the main institution coordinating the activities of the three types of research performed at MOU:
- Fundamental Research
- Applied Research
- Research dedicated to the development of methodological procedures based on the application of ICT to Distance Education. The research, development and innovation activities performed in the RDI Institute of MOU include the following areas: research, technology transfer, education and dissemination.
The activities of investigation, innovation and development that it carries out in the Institute of RDI of MOU include the following areas: investigation, technological transference, formation and diffusion.