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3 dicembre 2008Marco Gilli – Politecnico di Torino1/20 POLITECNICO DI TORINO Marco Gilli Marco.gilli @polito.it
3 dicembre 2008Marco Gilli – Politecnico di Torino2/20 POLITECNICO DI TORINO It is a centre of teaching and research, and one of the most important universities in Europe for engineering and architecture studies, strongly committed to collaboration with industry
3 dicembre 2008Marco Gilli – Politecnico di Torino3/20 Historical background 1906 Royal Politecnico di Torino 1859 Technical School for Engineers 1862 Historical seat: The Valentino Castle Opening of the current Campus in Corso Duca degli Abruzzi 1958 Italian Industry Museum
3 dicembre 2008Marco Gilli – Politecnico di Torino4/20 The Cittadella Politecnica The main seat Corso Duca degli Abruzzi (122.000 m2) Through the Project Cittadella Politecnica, the Politecnico area will be increased by an additional 170.000 m 2 in the area close to the Corso Duca degli Abruzzi building complex. The Cittadella Politecnica (170.000 m2)
3 dicembre 2008Marco Gilli – Politecnico di Torino5/20 The Cittadella Politecnica the new campus aims: -to draw the city and its citizens to the core of university life, - to make integration with the economic, cultural and social actors - to work in team of urban regeneration and new development. Classrooms and Laboratories, RESEARCH CENTRES, Canteens and Study Rooms, University Sporting Centre, Cafeteria
3 dicembre 2008Marco Gilli – Politecnico di Torino6/20 Our Mission EDUCATION RESEARCH TECHNOLOGICAL TRANSFER SERVICES From the past to the future FINANCE
3 dicembre 2008Marco Gilli – Politecnico di Torino7/20 INCOME Budget forecast for 2008 The MINISTRY FOR UNIVERSITIES EDUCATION AND RESEARCH CONTRIBUTES AROUND 131 MLN EUROS 365,7 MLN EUROS
3 dicembre 2008Marco Gilli – Politecnico di Torino8/20 Research activities Industrial Engineering Information Technologies Civil/Building Engineering Environment Engineering Management Engineering Architecture 18 departments for research activities
3 dicembre 2008Marco Gilli – Politecnico di Torino9/20 Research activities 800 agreements each year Institutional partners and businesses Alenia, Avio, ENI Corporate, Ferrari, FIAT, General Motors Powertrain Europe, HP, IBM, Indesit, Italdesign Giugiaro, Michelin, Microsoft Italia, Motorola, Nokia, Philips, Piaggio, Pininfarina, Pirelli, Siemens, STMicroelectronics, Telecom Italia, Banca Intesa/SanPaolo, Unicredit...
3 dicembre 2008Marco Gilli – Politecnico di Torino10/20 Technological transfer The Politecnico di Torino is interested in developing permanent relations in research and education with industries that want to take advantage of university collaboration for innovation, and development. The Politecnico Business Research Centre, within the Cittadella, is the place dedicated to cooperation in research and education between the Politecnico and industries. Spaces for offices, laboratories and industry facilities are available for this aim. (www.research.business.polito.it) 66 patents: 19 are co-owned by the Politecnico 12 spin-offs: the Politecnico is a shareholder 6 academic spin-offs: the Politecnico is not a shareholder, but participates with personnel, offices, etc…
3 dicembre 2008Marco Gilli – Politecnico di Torino11/20 100 new businesses since 2000 Self-contained offices available for new-enterpreneurs inside the Cittadella Politecnica In 2004 I3P is the winner of the 3 rd edition of the Best Science-Based Incubator Award, participated by more than 50 Incubators partners FinPiemonte, Province of Turin, Ciy of Turin, Chamber of Commerce Technology Transfer: Incubator I3P Co-financed by the Fondazione CRT
3 dicembre 2008Marco Gilli – Politecnico di Torino12/20 MOTOROLA GM Research Center JAC automotive MICROSOFT ITALIA Technology Transfer: partnerships VISHAY ….
3 dicembre 2008Marco Gilli – Politecnico di Torino13/20 In September 2008 GM Research Center The agreement entails General Motors Powertrain has established the main research centre for the development of Diesel engines and electronic control systems a series of collaborations and exchanges in research and education, including PhDs, masters, degree dissertations, apprenticeship and organization of joint seminars 20,000 sqm equipped with laboratories 16 test cells and management offices About 500 highly qualified professionals
3 dicembre 2008Marco Gilli – Politecnico di Torino14/20 Services to the Territory On-going education on commission or in partnership with businesses and public institutions Analyses, tests and calibrations Research and consulting activity on commission or in partnership with businneses and public institutions Partnership with other universities on specific research/teaching projects
3 dicembre 2008Marco Gilli – Politecnico di Torino15/20 Hub venture capital The VC Hub draw inspiration from some American experiences The Italian VC Hub groups the main private investors focused on hi-tech, hi-growth start-ups and SMEs. The Hub is: a physical place where main actors of the Venture Capital can coexist. A place where different players can compare their investment strategies to activate common programs and to co-invest at national level. Main advantages: Stronger visibility towards the entrepreneurs community about venture capital presence and approachability. Reliability assurance towards entrepreneurs community: the VC Hub members subscribe a code-of-conduct. Easy access for the venture capitalists to the competences of the new Cittadella Politecnica campus nearby Turin Polytechnic University
3 dicembre 2008Marco Gilli – Politecnico di Torino16/20 Hub venture capital Club degli Investitori Eight Italian Funds Six International Funds The funds convey financial resources for more than 1 BILLION EUROS 14 FUNDS that cover all the Venture Capital value chain segments: from angel investing to the early stage, up to the late stage.
3 dicembre 2008Marco Gilli – Politecnico di Torino17/20 Torino Wireless Foundation to bring about levels of excellence in R&D and in technological entrepreneurship comparable to the top class industrial clusters in the world. Its goals to triple the number of researchers engaged in ICT, from 2,000 and to create at least 50 new ICT enterprises to attract Italian and international innovative enterprises into the Piedmont area to insert numerous SMEs enter a strong acceleration phase to increase the impact of ICT on the Piedmont economy, from the current level of 5 % to 10 % to become self-supporting by 2012 the Cluster expect: It promotes the growth of the ICT District in Piemonte, in synergy with the other local players. It is the first technology district in Italy to provide central coordination in order to dialogue constantly and coherently with other districts in the world. It works out the strategic guidelines of the District
3 dicembre 2008Marco Gilli – Politecnico di Torino18/20 ACTIVITY WITH BRASIL _ 1 ALPIP PROYECT supported and promoted by 8 non academic partners Main goals: reinforce the level of presence of Piemonte in Latin America through the exchange of students and the collaboration between universities, associations and industrial institutions launched in a.y 2001/2002 118 scholarship awarded to students from Brazil
3 dicembre 2008Marco Gilli – Politecnico di Torino19/20 ACTIVITY WITH BRASIL _ 2 PROYECTJOVENS MINEIROS CIDADAOS DO MUNDO Pilot proyect sponsored by Piemonte Region and Government of Minas Gerais 20 UEMG students attended a 6 weeks course in Industrial Design on January 2008
3 dicembre 2008Marco Gilli – Politecnico di Torino20/20 ACTIVITY WITH BRASIL _ 3 COLLABORATION WITH FIAT BRASIL Agreement on: Scientific and research collaboration Joint education initiatives Promotion of students and researchers mobility Support to Brasilian students selected to attend Bachelor of Science in Automotive Engineering in a.y 2008/09