Politecnico di Milano annually attracts more than € 100 million through research contracts and external funding. These self-financing activities account for a large part of its total budget.
The University is the first in Italy and 11th in Europe for projects funded by the European Commission, which proves its ability to plan and attract funding.
The results obtained under the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme (2014-2020) are:
- number of funded projects: 437*
- success rate: 15.63%
- income from the EU: € over 189 million
*Under the prestigious ERC Subprogramme, 34 Grants have been awarded as Host Institutions.
Politecnico di Milano carries out research activities with several public and private bodies. The University has recently signed important partnerships with major national and international companies. The main public partners are: Ministries, Lombardy Regional Government, Municipality of Milan, Chamber of Commerce, CNR, ASI, Enea.
To view the position of Politecnico di Milano in international rankings, see the page "Politecnico di Milano figures".