The ISC's areas of work are four:
- Data analysis and signal processing: Focused on the analysis and extraction of knowledge from all types of sources through different mathematical and statistical techniques including modelling, simulation, data mining, Big Data and Artificial Intelligence.
- Internet of Things: Which seeks to improve the functioning of the cities, factories and homes of the future by using millions of sensors, actuators and devices that communicate with each other and with people to provide a better quality of life to its inhabitants and a more efficient use of all its resources
- Sustainability and energy efficiency: Essential to make the above developments viable in the long term without damaging the natural environment on which we depend.
- Intelligent Environments: The final result of the aforementioned developments. The harmonious combination of ubiquitous and intelligent technology, based on limited resources, with the people and societies that want to use it.