In accordance with current legislation the objectives of the Politecnico di Milano's Ethical Committee are to safeguard:
The Committee's task is to provide opinions, assessments and checks to those undertaking scientific research, to the structures directly affected and the Politecnico di Milano's management bodies to ensure that research takes place in accordance with the ethical principles defined by international and Italian legislation and the university's Ethics Code, especially research themes relating to:
The composition methods of the Committee, those relating to the validity of the sessions and deliberations, are set out in the Regulations of the Ethical Committee. CVs of the members of the Ethical Committee are made public in this session together with the deliberations which lead to the appointment of the President and its components for the 2016-2018 three year period.
The responsibilities of the Ethical Committee shall not include the functions reserved by law to the ethical committees of other bodies, particularly hospital ones.