Good Health and Well Being

Initiatives

Sport@Polimi

Politecnico di Milano encourages all its students to practice sports. Sport supports individual training and professional growth and brings people together, stimulating competition and building self-esteem. The university manages the Giuriati Sports Centre and its facilities, which are open to Politecnico staff and students as well as all citizens of the community. 

NECSTCamp

An initiative developed at the CST Laboratory of the Department of Electronics, Information and Bioengineering. NECSTCamp has the specific aim of improving self-confidence and self-awareness in both students and staff, boosting their fear and stress management abilities through training activities.


Examples of teaching activities

BIOMATERIALI PER DISPOSITIVI PROTESICI [BIOMATERIALS FOR PROSTHETIC DEVICES]

The aim of the course is to provide the basis for expanding knowledge in the field of materials used for the manufacture of prosthetic medical devices and to learn about the status and regulations underlying the relevant market sector, which is currently of strategic and social importance and is expanding rapidly. For the student, the aim is to acquire the necessary knowledge to be able, in the near future, to interface with the sectors of those who propose, design and use medical devices. 

This course is delivered in the following Degree Programmes: 

Examples of research activities

HEALTH AND BIOENGINEERING LABS AT DEIB

The Department of Electronics, Information and Bioengineering (DEIB) manages eight laboratories in the fields of Bioengineering and Health, focused on biomedical research, biomechanics, biofluid-dynamics, health ICT and robotics, clinical devices and technologies development:

TID MEKII

The project Tid Mekii, carried out at the Department of Physics, developed an innovative rapid diagnosis test for malaria, specifically designed for application in areas where the disease is endemic.

Scientific Coordinator: Roberto Bertacco 

PLACE4CARERS

Place4Carers, developed at the Department of Management, Economic and Industrial Engineering in partnership with Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, aimed at identifying services for fragile people living in isolated territories through a collaborative model involving different stakeholders.

Scientific Coordinator: Cristina Masella 

uKNEEversal

uKNEEversal is a H2020 research project carried out at the Department of Electronics, Information and Bioengineering by the Biomechanics research group. Its aim is to develop a miniaturised 3D in-vitro model of a human joint in order to obtain new knowledge on the pathophysiology of osteoarthritis.

Scientific Coordinator: Marco Rasponi

ACTS - A CHANCE THROUGH SPORTS

A research project carried out at the Department of Design. ACTS intends to support and test out the introduction of a programme of structured sports activities into Milan’s prisons, with the aim of improving the wellbeing and sociability of inmates and prison guards.

Scientific Coordinator: Andrea Di Franco