Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, 2018


The Twelfth International Symposium on Tools and Methods of Competitive Engineering (TMCE 2018) was held in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain, from 7 May 2018 until 11 May 2018. This symposium was co-organized by University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and the Delft University of Technology.

TMCE 2018 offered a traditionally high standard professional program, as well as several entertaining social and cultural events. The focus of the professional program was on “Implementation, application and utilization of smart systems”.

Chairmen of TMCE 2018:

Prof. Dr. Imre Horvàth
Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands
Prof. Dr. Jose Pablo Suarez
University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

TMCE is opened to industrial designer engineers, engineering designers, managers, product, process and environmental engineers, information and knowledge technology managers, engineering technology managers, quality and process engineers, engineering IT suppliers and vendors, academic researchers and students, technology transfer centers, engineering educators and industrial advisors. Further information about the currently organized symposium and the past events can be found on the web-site of TMCE at or can be requested at The Organizing Committee is awaiting for your abstracts and papers ! The best contributors will be awarded and selected papers will also be considered for republication in special issues of several international journals as for the earlier symposia.