How to apply

Applications are open for the 16 “Supervisors’ project proposals”, listed by the following panels:

Chemistry (CHE)

POLIMI Research AreaDepartmentSupervisorProposal title

Industry 4.0; Horizon Europe Missions

Chemistry, Materials and Chemical EngineeringMatteo PelucchiAutomated chemistry models development for the energy transition and for a sustainable chemical industry

Information Science and Engineering (ENG)

POLIMI Research AreaDepartmentSupervisorProposal title
Smart CitiesEnergyMarco MussettaDigital Energy Monitoring, Nowcasting and Optimization
Smart CitiesElectronics, Information and BioengineeringSergio M. SavaresiICT Technologies for Smart Cities
HealthElectronics, Information and BioengineeringAlberto RedaelliHealth Care and Personalized Medicine
Industry 4.0 / Smart CitiesElectronics, Information and BioengineeringCristina Silvano
Carlo Fiorini
Big Data, Internet of Think and Sensing the World
Smart Cities / Horizon Europe MissionsElectronics, Information and BioengineeringMario MartinelliQuantum Communications
Industry 4.0 / Horizon Europe MissionsChemistry, Materials and Chemical EngineeringMatteo PelucchiAutomated chemistry models development for the energy transition and for a sustainable chemical industry
Cultural HeritageCivil and Environmental EngineeringLiberato FerraraBiomimetic technologies for Built Heritage Conservation in the Age of Climate Change
Industry 4.0 / Horizon Europe MissionsAerospace Science and TechnologyFrancesco TopputoAutonomous guidance and navigation for interplanetary CubeSats
Horizon Europe MissionsMechanical EngineeringMario GuaglianoKinetic energy for overtaking the limits of additive manufacturing (KEAM)
Industry 4.0Mechanical EngineeringFrancesco CadiniDevelopment of a smart hybrid CNT-GNP/CFRP composite capable of self sensing of delamination and crack growth during static and dynamic loadings
Horizon Europe Missions / Smart CitiesArchitecture, Built Environment and Construction EngineeringFrancesco PittauHealing the built environment with regenerative materials: development of bio-based clay components for healthy and comfortable buildings 

Environmental and Geoscience (ENV)

POLIMI Research AreaDepartmentSupervisorProposal title
Industry 4.0 / Horizon Europe MissionsChemistry, Materials and Chemical EngineeringMatteo PelucchiAutomated chemistry models development for the energy transition and for a sustainable chemical industry

Life Sciences (LIF)

POLIMI Research AreaDepartmentSupervisorProposal title
HealthElectronics, Information and BioengineeringAlberto REDAELLIHealth Care and Personalized Medicine

Mathematics (MAT)

POLIMI Research AreaDepartmentSupervisorProposal Title
Horizon Europe MissionsMathematics Michele CorreggiStrongly Correlated Quantum Systems


Physics (PHY)

POLIMI Research AreaDepartmentSupervisorProposal title
Horizon Europe MissionsPhysicsMarco MarangoniStimulated-Raman-Scattering metrology of infrared-inactive transitions

Social Sciences and Humanities (SOC)

POLIMI Research AreaDepartmentSupervisorProposal title
Industry 4.0Management, Economics and Industrial EngineeringRaffaella CaglianoOrganization 4.0 and the future of work
Horizon Europe Missions / Cultural HeritageArchitecture, Built Environment and Construction EngineeringCristina PalliniBridging modernist rural landscapes to the future
Smart CitiesArchitecture and Urban StudiesAlessandro Balducci
Paola Savoldi
Documentary Filmmaking and New Creative Tools for a Decolonized Planning

Application deadline: 30 May 2022

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 but 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 14 Septembre 2022 (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)polimi.it 

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 and invited to attend the MSCA MASTER CLASS at Politecnico di Milano (4-5 July 2022).

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

* The researcher must be, at the date of the PF call deadline (14.09.2022) 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.