Politecnico di Milano

Milan, Italy

Politecnico di Milano is a scientific-technological university which trains engineers, architects and industrial designers. The University has always focused on the quality and innovation of its teaching and research, developing a fruitful relationship with business and productive world by means of experimental research and technological transfer. Research has always been linked to didactics and it is a priority commitment which has allowed Politecnico Milano to achieve high quality results at an international level as to join the university to the business world. Research constitutes a parallel path to that formed by cooperation and alliances with the industrial system. Knowing the world in which you are going to work is a vital requirement for training students. By referring back to the needs of the industrial world and public administration, research is facilitated in following new paths and dealing with the need for constant and rapid innovation. The alliance with the industrial world, in many cases favored by Fondazione Politecnico and by consortiums to which Politecnico belong, allows the university to follow the vocation of the territories in which it operates and to be a stimulus for their development. The challenge which is being met today projects this tradition which is strongly rooted in the territory beyond the borders of the country, in a relationship which is developing first of all at the European level with the objective of contributing to the creation of a single professional training market. Politecnico takes part in several research, sites and training projects collaborating with the most qualified European universities. Politecnico's contribution is increasingly being extended to other countries: from North America to Southeast Asia to Eastern Europe. Today the drive to internationalization sees Politecnico Milano taking part into the European and world network of leading technical universities and it offers several courses beside many which are entirely taught in English.


POLIMI will be in charge of WP4: Young researchers support and knowledge leverage. Also, it will be leading all activities related to workshops and winter/summer schools related to semantic mapping.

R&D Centre

Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Laboratory

The Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Laboratory of Politecnico di Milano (AIRLab) has been established in 1973 for the support of research and education activities for researchers, professors and students in the fields of Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Computer Vision. In particular, among the research activities of the laboratory we mention: (i) design and development of robots and unmanned vehicles for service and industrial applications, exploration, entertainment, education and rehabilitation; (ii) analysis and interpretation of sensor data coming from heterogeneous sources and multi sensor fusion; (iii) computer vision for robotics and industrial applications.