The Municipality of Milan won the Sustainable Cities Cresco Award promoted by Fondazione Sodalitas, ANCI and a partnership of companies active in the field of sustainability with the European project Sharing Cities.
The Fondazione Politecnico di Milano and Springer’ series was selected to join Scopus, the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature, scientific journals, books and conference proceedings.
CLEVER Cities uses natural interventions, such as building new green spaces, to address social, economic and environmental problems. In Italy the project is coordinated by Politecnico di Milano with Fondazione and the city of Milan.
The Sino-Italian Design Innovation Hub was opened in BovisaTech, Milan. The joint platform is the first education and research base set up by Tsinghua University in Europe in coollaboration with Politecnico di Milano.
Politecnico di Milano, in cooperation with Fondazione Politecnico di Milano, restored the Haram Gate, one of the six main doors of the old city of Multan, Pakistan. The project of renovation is funded through the Debt Swap Agreement.
THEOREM wants to raise the knowledge of Intellectual Property (IP) towards university researchers, future young start-uppers and entrepreneurs, through a program of awareness and training activities at Politecnico di Milano.
SICAB is a high-level training program promoted by the Italian Ministry for the protection of the environment, territory and sea within the sino-italian cooperation program for environmental protection.
CNH Industrial’s powertrain brand has confirmed and extended its technical collaboration with Politecnico di Milano and Fondazione Politecnico di Milano, which includes the sponsorship of research activities at the university.
Programming like reading and doing maths.The DIS-CODE project, funded by the EU Commission, will help at-risk young students to acquire basic knowledge of computer programming in five countries across Europe.
The enCOMPASS project, funded by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 program, will develop an ICT platform for improving the management of energy demand thanks to the integrated use of smart meters and persuasive and social computation.
Greenrail, a PoliHub startup, wins SME Phase II of the European project Horizon 2020. Fondazione Politecnico has contributed to reach the goal. Greenrail has designed an innovative composite railway sleeper, patented in 122 countries.
"Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs" opens up to the professional studios of Lombardy. A first step toward the creation of international networks to facilitate mobility and the exchange of expertise between aspiring entrepreneurs and freelancers.
Gianantonio Magnani, President of Fondazione Politecnico di Milano, has been recently named President of the Conferenza Nazionale delle Fondazioni Universitarie (Italian National Conference of University Foundations).