17th Cycle

AIS4SIA

The increase of the frequency and strength of extreme meteorological events related to climate change is a trend that will characterize the upcoming years. Droughts are part of this scenario, resulting in a great threat to one of the most crucial human activities, agriculture. With the decrease of availability of water, its optimal management will …

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DEUHR – Digital Exergame for Upper limb and Hand Rehabilitation

The increase of life expectancy, together with a greater occurrence of many illnesses (such as stroke), has caused a huge demand for rehabilitation of chronically ill patients. In this context, therapists have a limited amount of time and resources available, thus impacting on the quality of care. On top of this, many dismissed patients tend …

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F.U.S.S. – Floating Units for SeaSteading

Rising sea levels are tearing more and more coastlines from the earth, submerging cities, ecosystems and entire cultures. F.U.S.S. (Floating Units for SeaSteading) is an innovative system of artificial floating platforms designed to host life, facilitating the construction of human settlements on the water and ensuring their well-being through the creation of a closed ecosystem …

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GreenTA – Green roof Technology Assessment

The Green roof Technology Assessment (GreenTA) project investigated the cost and benefits arising from the installation of green roofs, while develop- ing a user-friendly evaluation tool to quantify said benefits. As the awareness of sustainability’s importance for humanity’s future grows, so does the inter- est in urban ecosystem services – the benefits that humans can …

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GROMA – Guidelines for the creation of Ivrea’s future Cultural Pole

Groma study deals with the creation of a Cultural Pole in Ivrea devoted to the valorization of the city and local area (Canavese) patrimony and to the production of culture at all levels, to reshape Ivrea identity and turn it into a proactive laboratory of culture. Groma investigated the characteristics, governance, cultural programs, activities and …

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Heidi

The world is facing a great challenge in transitioning to new, clean energy systems to contrast climate change, while the global energy demand is continuously rising. Hydrogen could play a central role in this transition: even if until now its uses have been mainly limited to certain industrial applications, its potential is much larger than …

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HOST2026 – Design for complex territorial system strategies: designing Milano-Cortina2026’s Olympic legacy

Host2026 is a research project that originates from the challenge of the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games (OPGs) in Valtellina. The issues on event management intersect with great opportunities related to the incoming funds and the media visibility that the territory will gain. In the pre-event period, the question is: “How can we activate sustainable …

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Into the Digital Odyssey

The digital revolution is reshaping the financial sector, making new products and services possible for the customers: but this does not come without a cost. More specifically, banks are facing the challenge of reshaping business operations and processes using digital tools and algorithms which are not exempted by what is called the “Regulation Tsunami”, an …

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L.A.D.E. – Lunar Architecture Design Exploration

Since Apollo missions, robotic exploration of deep space has seen decades of technological advancement and scientific discoveries. Today, NASA’s Artemis Program is envisioning a plan to drive humanity to live on the Moon. Indeed, the possibility of building a permanent settlement on the Moon is still a major challenge. In this framework, Alta Scuola Politecnica …

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