Expo Dubai 2020: learn more about the initiatives of Politecnico

Among all the events and the initiatives scheduled in occasion of the international exposition

With the inauguration of October 1, 2021, Politecnico di Milano became part of Expo Dubai 2020 as a partner of the Italian Pavilion at the universal exhibition. In this capacity, it will organize important events that will touch on various topics: aerospace technologies, architecture and design, education for female empowerment.

By involving teachers, alumni and students , the Politecnico thus makes available its skills in the fields of creativity and innovation, thanks to its experience as coordinator of research networks at national level and strong links with the Italian industrial system.

Among the next scheduled appointments, we point out the forum Space4Sustainability of October 18th , where astronauts, innovators and internationally renowned scientific personalities will discuss of the most significant implications of space exploration on sustainability, health and well-being, safety.

Among the experts, there will also be professor Annalisa Dominoni and professor Benedetto Quaquaro, professors of the Space Design course at the Politecnico di Milano, who at 5.00 pm will speak in the panel "Design in Orbit" (click here to watch the event).

Dominoni e Quaquaro sono stati anche ospiti di uno dei nostri Digital Talks, che vi consigliamo di recuperare


Outside the Expo, on THE 1st of October the Innovation House was inaugurated, the "house of Politecnico" stemming from the collaboration between the Lombardy Region and the Milan Polytechnic Foundation (we talked about it here).

innovation house

Located a few steps from the Dubai Universal Exposition site, Innovation House is the place to be of polytechnic origin, a sort of "Fuori Expo" , in the footsteps of the Fuori Salone, where companies from all over the world are invited to become partners to organize events, business, cultural and convivial meetings, open new connections, generate new business ideas in a context with a target of millions of international visitors.

Here all Alumni and all Alumnae are welcome together with the companies they represent and for who they work: the Innovation House is designed to be a support center for all the realities that share the DNA and principles of Politecnico. An opportunity to create a system and continue to cultivate a unique ecosystem in terms of excellence and innovative capabilities , together with companies and institutions (read here to find out more).

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