The Synthetic Perceptive, Emotive and Cognitive Systems group SPECS is a multidisciplinary group founded in 2005 by ICREA Research Professor Paul Verschure. SPECS is part of the Department of Information and Communication Technologies at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) in Barcelona. In 2012 SPECS became a member of the Centre for Neuro-Robotics and Autonomous Systems, N-RAS, a new UPF Research Centre coordinated by Paul Verschure. more

In 2014 SPECS has created the spin-off company "Eodyne