5th Cycle

DigiLife: Network Enabled Business Fabric

The project identified an innovative solution aimed at satisfying the increasing demand for remote work services. The solution was based on an analysis of the academic literature in order to understand the evolution of different models in different periods. Instead of focusing on the (in some sense) trivial “work at home” paradigm, the project considered …

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Willchair: Reinventing the wheels… into wills

The scope of the willchair project, from its very beginning, was left intentionally broad and unfocused aiming at having the students find their way in the complex world of assistive technologies for mobility impaired people. Students have been encouraged to apply a User Centered Design approach in order to change the project paradigm starting from …

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Pure Wings: H2-supplied electric aircraft. Enabling technologies for innovative hydrogen aircraft propulsion with operation costs and logistics impact evaluation

Now more than ever, the establishment of a sustainable energy future is one of the most pressing tasks of mankind. The increasing prices of fossil fuel sources and the climate change issues moved the research to new fields and new frontiers. In the world of aeronautics, this problem is becoming a key issue due to …

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Fas.P.onSite. – How strategic and service design can change the fashion cycle

The idea of the service was to experiment a new model of onsite knitwear production/distribution in order to suggest an alternative vision to the dramatic phenomenon of de-localization of production activities. Fas.P.onSite is a new brandservice of on demand design, production and sale of customized knitwear. It is based on integrating these different phases in …

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WIMSAE: Wireless Intelligent Monitoring Systems for Aquatic Environments

Widespread, real-time monitoring of aquatic environments is essential if we are to meet the management needs of climate change, environmental monitoring, emergency management, water resource limitation and the wider sustainability of industries such as tourism, fisheries and agriculture. In view of the continued and expansive impact of phenomena such as climate change and waterborne pollution, …

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EXP-HOST – Great events and hospitality. Milan Expo 2015 and Turin Italia 150: new concepts and formats for new populations

The project has explored the possibility to forecast certain features and requirements of visitors to large events, who as we know, have an increasing impact on city organization. Milan Expo 2015 will attract millions of visitors and in 2011 Torino will host the celebrations for the 150th anniversary of the Unification of Italy, events characterized …

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VALORiver: Sustainable valorisation project of the Sangone River

The project is related to the implementation of the Sangone River Basin Contract, a voluntary agreement among public and private players involved in the management and use of water resources, aimed at the enhancement of the river’s resources and its territory. More than other wide-area programs and planning tools, the River Basin Contract requires multidisciplinary …

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UC@Mito – Urban Computing for Milano and Torino

Our cities face many challenges. The Urban Land Institute (www.uli.org) has recently formulated some of the major challenges in the following questions: How can we create more choices in housing, accommodating diverse lifestyles and all income levels? How can we reduce traffic congestion yet stay connected? How can we include citizens in planning their communities …

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Digital Logistics: Transforming regional-scaled freight logistics with digital integration

The field of information and communication technology (ICT) is continually changing as new technologies are developed. A number of current technologies (e.g. wireless communication technologies) are relevant to mobility applications. Intelligent transportation systems (ITS) encompass a broad range of communication-based information and electronic technologies integrated in transportation system infrastructures and in vehicles themselves. Integration of …

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