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  • FPT Industrial renews and strengthens partnership

    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.

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  • Dis-code project. Kick-off meeting in Milan.

    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.

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  • enCOMPASS, facilitate behavioral change to save energy

    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.

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  • Greenrail wins SME Phase II of the European project Horizon 2020

    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.

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  • "Openagri". An innovative agricultural center worth 6 million Euros

    The City of Milan, along with Fondazione Politecnico di Milano and other important partners, has won the "Urban Innovative Actions notice", funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

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  • Erasmus for young entrepreneurs and Confprofessioni: signed the agreement

    "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.

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  • University Foundations: Magnani at the helm

    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).

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  • Polihub, world's fifth university incubator

    A great success for PoliHub, honored as the world's fifth university incubator according to the global ranking of UBI Index presented in London. Second in Europe.

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Dis-code project. Kick-off meeting in Milan.

Milan, December 19, 2016 - Let's code! Programming, like reading, writing or doing maths, will be one of the core abilities of future generations. Led by Fondazione Politecnico di Milano and Politecnico di Milano, the DIS-CODE project (DISCONNECTED, discouraged, DISENABLED? LET'S CODE!) is funded by the European Community, under the Erasmus Programme + KA2 2016. It focuses on at-rick kids between 12 and 18 years of age. A dedicated  training program will help them acquire new skills, such as problem solving, critical thinking, logic, apprenticeship of deductive and inductive reasoning

Six partners from five different countries (Italy, Belgium, Cyprus, Portugal and the Czech Republic) are taking part to the project: Fondazione Politecnico di Milano, Politecnico di Milano, European Digital Learning Network, EUN Partnership Aisbl, Cyprus Mathematical Society, Universidade Portucalense Infante D.Henrique-Cooperativa de Ensino Superior Crl, and Jednota skolskych Informatiku.

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