How to apply

Applications are open for the published 30 “Supervisors’ project proposals”, listed by the following panels:

ENG_Information Science and Engineering

POLIMI Research AreaDepartmentSupervisorProposal title
Horizon Europe MissionsDCMCMarco MEHLEnabling combustion of hydrogen at extreme conditions
HealthDCMCPasquale VENAIntegration of Synchrotron radiation micro-computed tomography and bone mechanical characterization methods in mice models for primary and secondary osteoporosis
Horizon Europe MissionsDCMCAlberto CUOCITurning plastic waste into hydrogen and chemicals: a physico-chemical description of the gasification process
Industry 4.0; Horizon Europe MissionsDCMCCarlo CAVALLOTTIMachine learning aided automatization of thermochemical kinetics
Horizon Europe MissionsDENGMatteo MAESTRIMultiscale study of catalytic processes for sustainable H2 production and CO2 activation
Smart CitiesDENGMarco MUSSETTADigital Energy Monitoring, Nowcasting and Optimization
Industry 4.0DENGEnrico ZIO; Piero BARALDIDeep Neural Network and Transfer Learning-based predictive analytics for the “4.0 revolution” of the energy sector in the big data era
Smart CitiesDEIBSergio M. SAVARESIICT for smart cities and smart mobility
HealthDEIBAlberto REDAELLIHealth science and technology
Industry 4.0DEIBCristina SILVANO;
Big Data, Internet of Thinks and Sensing the World
Industry 4.0DEIBPaolo ROCCOInnovation in Smart Manufacturing through ICT and Intelligent Automation
Horizon Europe MissionsDEIBMario MARTINELLI;
Big Data, Internet of Things and Sensing the World, based on ICT technologies
Smart Cities; Horizon Europe Missions; Industry 4.0DICALiberato FERRARAA durability assessment based design approach for structural 3D printable cement based materials with self-healing functionalities
Industry 4.0DICARoberto FEDELEComputational methods for 3D Diffused Vortex Hydrodynamics
Industry 4.0; Horizon Europe MissionsDAERFrancesco TOPPUTOAutonomous guidance and navigation for interplanetary CubeSats
Industry 4.0; HealthDMECBianca Maria COLOSIMOBioprinting 4.0: New intelligent high-resolution 3D bioprinting for tissue engineering
Horizon Europe Missions; HealthDMECPaola SACCOMANDINovel solutions for intraoperative control of the laser ablation therapy for cancer treatment

ENV_Environmental and Geosciences


POLIMI Research AreaDepartmentSupervisorProposal Title
HealthDMATPaolo ZUNINODigital twins for precision medicine with focus on cardiovascular applications


POLIMI Research AreaDepartmentSupervisorProposal title
Horizon Europe Missions; HealthDFISDario POLLIUltrashort light pulse generation and applications to the study of ultrafast phenomena in the matter

Candidates will be pre-selected based on their expression of interest, CV and motivation.

There are 3 main requirements of eligibility:

  1. Applicants must have a PhD and no more than 8 years of full time research experience*
  2. Applicants can be of any nationality bust must not have lived or worked in Italy for more than 12 months during the 3 years up to the closing date of the call 12 October 2021 (mobility rule)
  3. The applicants must choose the Politecnico di Milano as their Host Institution

In order to apply applicants must choose one of the "Supervisors project proposals" and send the following formsas pdf files to: mscamasterclass(at) 

All forms are compulsory.

The Politecnico di Milano team will verify candidates eligibility and send the applications to Supervisors taking in consideration the choice expressed by candidates in their application forms.

Supervisors will select one candidate per each “Supervisor project proposal”.

The selected candidates will be contacted by Politecnico di Milano team and will be invited to attend the MSCA MASTER CLASS.

Please contact mscamasterclass(at) for any questions on the funding scheme and the MSCA program.

* The researcher must be, at the date of the PF call deadline (12.10.2021) in possession of a doctoral degree. At the call deadline, supported researchers must have a maximum of 8 years full-time equivalent experience in research, measured from the date that the researcher was in a possession of a doctoral degree. Years of experience outside research and career breaks (e.g. due to parental leave), will not be taken into account.