The data relating to the donations of your '5 per mille' in 2019 have been released. The donors of Politecnico were 8.012, for a total of € 662,844. In the general ranking of institutions admitted to the benefit of the donation, the University moved from 64th place in 2018 to 59th place in 2019. For the second consecutive year, Politecnico di Milano is ranked 9th in the list of scientific research centers and in 2nd place among universities, relative to the amount of donations.
In recent years, donations of '5 per mille' to the Politecnico di Milano have followed a growth trend, reflecting the community's support for the University's activities.
"Many Alumni are involved at different levels in reflections and actions in a continuous dialogue with" our Politecnico ", to maximize the positive effects in terms of impact on society" , comments prof . Enrico Zio, rector's delegate for Alumni and president of Alumni Politecnico di Milano.
The community is close to the University, in particular, in its mission to be increasingly a direct and indirect driving force for the development of a safe and sustainable society. The '5 per mille' donation goes in this direction: the funds raised are intended to finance responsible research projects with a high social impact and to promote young researchers' efforts. In these weeks, five new projects funded with your 5 per mille 2019 donations have started .
Since 2013, research projects financed with '5 per mille' have been selected by Polisocial , the program of commitment and social responsibility of the Politecnico di Milano.
First in Italy among academic initiatives of this type, Polisocial aims to support and initiate responsible research projects and support them with a view to sustainability over time. The initiative also aims to give space to young researchers and cultivate an ethical approach to academic work, to enhance the social impact of skills gained at Politecnico.
"For these projects, and those to come, I would like to give my thanks to you and to invite you to continue supporting them. Because social innovation moves through a"humanly right" technology, to build a sustainable future, conclude Enrico Zio.
Allocating the 5 per mille to the Politecnico di Milano is simple, just put your signature in the box "Funding of scientific research and the University" which appears on the tax return forms and specify the tax code of the Politecnico di Milano TAX CODE 800 579 301 50