1st Cycle

BioFluor: Intelligent Diagnostic Tools and Smart Drug Delivery: Biomedical Applications of Fluorinated Fluids

The unique properties of fluorocarbons have triggered numerous biomedical applications of these compounds. This project will focus on the preparation and use of fluorocarbon-based diagnostic agents. Design, synthesis, biomedical applications, and sustainability evaluations will be considered as key issues for the development of new interesting products. In particular, “ultraparamagnetic” nanoparticles based on liquid perfluorocarbon emulsions …

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Domestic Technology Evolution: Environmental and Behavioural Changes in People’s Life

Domestic environments change in time together with new lifestyles and new building and technical systems solutions. The rapid evolution and the wide diffusion of new information technologies is one of the phenomena that mostly characterizes the contemporaneity, together with other important trends related to the environment – climatic changes and iniquitous use of natural resources …

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Pil-Sim: Simulation of Scenarios for the Lombardia- Piemonte Macro-region

The project advances systemic macro-regional studies extended to Lombardia and Piemonte to address problems such as transportation and its congestion, the geographic disparity between work and residence, suburbs and sprawl, if the macro-region is likely to convey investment, create new jobs and improve the quality of life. This regional systemic approach has to consider present …

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COMPITO: Monitoring Territorial Effects due to Commercial Polarities along the Milan-Turin Connection

Within the location of large-sized shopping areas, new typologies emerged in the last few years. In addition to their large dimension, they provide as their main feature a more comprehensive offer of selling areas, receptivity and leisure. These buildings have a wide influence area (in terms of attraction, catchment area, mobility impact) which always crosses …

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Corridor V: Territorial Policies and Local Development

The purpose of the project is to verify to what extent the so-called “Corridor policies”: – are considered by territorial bodies as an opportunity to support territorial and/or urban policies and are taken into account by economic subjects as means of subsisting initiatives of local development; – really act as an engine for sustainable development …

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Design Junction: Supporting Cultural Capital Competitiveness of Italian cultural capitals

Contemporary heritage system is composed by cultural capitals which are achieving a clear and recognizable status through innovative strategies mainly driven by design and focused on the system of urban structure, architecture, events and communication. The project focus on future competition landscape among European cultural capitals, trying to identify new potential systemic strategies driven by …

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DaGoGò: Goods Tracking and Risk Management

The area of goods tracking is becoming more and more important in two main areas: dangerous goods transportation and food supply chain. The project aims at investigating goods tracking aspects for several research areas: service provisioning in mobile environment with Quality of Service guarantee, integration of multiple information sources, knowledge sharing in interoperating companies, implications …

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ICOSA: Inter-vehicular Communications for Traffic Control and Safety Applications

Wireless communications technologies are mature enough to allow the deployment of innovative systems for vehicular traffic control and safety support. By equipping vehicles with communication facilities and sensors, and by possibly enriching the roadside infrastructure, a number of new services can be provided such as: • Detection of dangers and distribution of warning messages for …

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R(UE)²: Rational and sustainable use of energy in urban environments

The exploitation of primary energy resources together with the environmental pollution impacts are linked problems which need an integrated and multidisciplinary solution process. Particular solutions have to be found in urban environment where other critical aspects are present: traffic, residential heating and cooling, etc.. The application of some technologies as cogeneration or trigeneration allow a …

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IRoPA: Intelligent Robotic Partner

The IRoPa project,ordered by theCentro Ricerche Fiat, is dictated by the automotive sector need not only to enhance the flexibility of the production lines but also to allow high product diversification and quick line conversions.The purpose of this project is the implementation of a feasibility analysis – with its relevant preliminary plan – of an …

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