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Politecnico di Torino was founded 160 years ago and represents a leading public university, in Italy and in Europe, in technical-scientific teaching and research (#41 for Engineering and Technology, according to 2020 QS World University Ranking).
More than 35000 students (15% of which from foreign countries) are currently enrolled in 23 BSc and 30 MSc programmes, with about 700 PhD students (20% of which from foreign countries) attending 16 different PhD programmes. 23 educational paths taught completely in English and more than 400 International Agreements testify to Politecnico di Torino’s international vocation.
Participation in EU Projects and International Activities
In 2019 Politecnico’s researchers have published 1650 articles on scientific journals, and about 1000 articles on Proceedings.
Politecnico is strictly connected with the industrial system, and has a long experience as partner in common research projects with other European and international centres.
Since 2014 Politecnico has been participating to more than 250 European and International Projects, with a budget of 82 Million Euros, and to 199 Horizon 2020 Projects, (for 47 of which as Coordinator), with a budget of 76 Million Euros.
Among most recent European Projects in the automotive field to which Politecnico has been participating, the followings are worth to be mentioned:
- SAGE - SAFE AND GREEN ROAD VEHICLES (2011-2014),
- ARTEMIS, AUTOMOTIVE PEMFC RANGE EXTENDER WITH HIGH TEMPERATURE IMPROVED MEAS AND STACKS (2012-2015),
- CORE- CO2 REDUCTION FOR LONG DISTANCE TRANSPORT (2012-2016),
- MARS-EV: Materials for Ageing Resistant Li-ion High Energy Storage for the Electric Vehicle (2013-2017),
- GASON - Gas-Only internal combustion engines (2015-2018),
- ALISE-Advance Lithium Sulphur battery for xEV (2015-2019),
- BATTERY 2030+ At the heart of a connected green society (2019-2020).