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Research

For 160 years, centre of excellence for Italian research

Contributing to the scientific and technological progress of the country with an eye always to the future

Our vision

Technology for Humanity

Our research is committed to push the boundaries of knowledge. It is inspired by a vision grounded on a strong commitment to scientific excellence strengthened by values of integrity, inclusion, and sustainability. 
Our 12 Departments cover a broad spectrum of transformative research across the fields of Engineering, Architecture, and Design, positioning us at the forefront of scientific exploration and innovation.

News  

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African hydropower expansion: energy-emissions-ecosystem trilemma

A study by Politecnico di Milano, Carnegie Institution for Science and Natural Capital Project at Stanford University published in Nature Sutainability

4 ERC Proof of Concept Grants Awarded to Politecnico di Milano

Sara Bagherifard, Daniele Ielmini, Francesco Topputo and Gianvito Vilè receive funding from the European Research Council

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Tracking health of environment and missions in Space

THEMIS is the new European Space Agency operational software developed by Politecnico di Milano

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Sustainable Materials: The Mechanism of Fracture in Soft Materials Revealed

The study of the Politecnico di Milano published in Physical Review Letters

Magazine

Progress in Research

Scientific research at the Politecnico di Milano explores the frontiers of knowledge and faces the great challenges of our time. This is how we want to make a significant contribution to the progress of the society in which we live and work. 

To learn more, read the articles published in our magazine dedicated to the frontier topics of scientific research:

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Research at the Politecnico

How we do research at Politecnico

Mission and policy

Research projects

Horizon Europe

Research and companies

Partnerships with companies

Joint Research Platforms (JRP)

Technology Transfer

Patents, Spin-off, PoliHub

Our facilities for the research

Departments

The operating structures that organize the research activities.

Laboratories

Experimental laboratories and equipment.