14th Cycle

AR SEI: Automation and Robotics

The project was developed by the team within the SEI Pioneer program in partnership with ASP. The goal of designing, prototyping and testing an innovative robotic product was pursued exploiting the entrepreneurial formation program, offered by SEI. During the project development, technical matters were successfully dealt with, together with start-up issues, like problem vision and …

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THERMO-SMART: smart thermostat for smart cities

The Homify project provides not only the opportunity to control the objective parameters of an indoor environment to optimize the average global comfort of the users, but supplies also an efficient solution for the management of public spaces and for the reduction of the energetic consumption. Principal Academic Tutor Antonio Capone, DEIB, Politecnico di Milano …

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Theralight: Lightwave technologies for theranostics of tumors

Thermal Ablation (TA) is a class of interventional techniques that deploy electromagnetic energy sources to treat malignant diseases by inducing thermal damage and, eventually, coagulation necrosis in tissues. Among similar techniques, laser thermal ablation (LTA) stands out as particularly promising. The main limitations of LTA, however, are the restricted dimensions of the area ablated with …

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Smart City DiVA: SMART CITY Data Visualization and Analytics

Smart City DiVA is the project that led to the design and implementation of a dashboard for the city of Milan. City dashboards are among the digital tools that try to handle the complexity of smart cities, by displaying indicators about the urban performance and aiding people that are accountable for it, namely the Municipality …

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SB 4.0 WAPI: Space Business 4.0

Space Business 4.0 (SB4) has the goal to generate innovative business models based on satellite data. The team has been required to analyze the space ecosystem, highlight enabling and limiting factors for the creation of satellite-based business models, generate several innovative downstream applications, select the most promising, develop and validate it by interviewing prospective adopters. …

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SAEXE: Space Architecture for EXtra-planetary Exploration

The Space Architecture for Extraplanetary Exploration (SAEXE) project set the objective to provide an innovative yet feasible solution to allow manned exploration of Mars in the next years. The project addressed the design of a greenhouse for on-site food production on Mars, conceived to grant self-sufficiency to human-tended space missions, through the implementation of an …

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OfficEmotion: Designing offices for emotions

User-oriented and emotion-driven design led to Officemotion, introducing the study of emotions in the office space, allowing the workers to find in the workplace the best atmosphere to perform their tasks. With the work of this project it will be possible to model spaces and furniture to sustain the different interactions required in contemporary workspaces. …

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Light&SENSEable city: triLIGHT

The project investigates the light to help cities become smarter and more sensible. The team worked with Artemide S.p.A., a leader in light design, and with the consultancy of Deloitte. Principal Academic Tutor Maria Luisa Virginia Collina, Department of Design, Politecnico di Milano Academic Tutors Venanzio Arquilla, Department of Design, Politecnico di Milano Laura Daglio, …

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Innovate Africa

“Innovate Africa” is a project with the objective to boost the Next Production Revolution (NPR) in Africa, while keeping a focus on the peculiar features of each country. The weak infrastructural tissue and the Climate Change threat pose a serious challenge for the future socio-economic development of the Continent, which needs to leverage on its …

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