Polisocial Award 2018

The 5th edition of the competition Polisocial Award is now open.
The initiative fosters scientific research with a high social impact and is funded with the tax-return funds donated to Politecnico di Milano
(5 x mille IRPEF).

The 2018 edition of the Award is dedicated to the theme of Cooperation and Development and the geographical context for the research proposals is Africa. The projects will need to address the topic of Smart Cities and Communities and structure multidisciplinary researches aimed at identifying a local development plan.
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The Results of the I Selection Phase are now available.
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The deadline for the submission of the Full Proposals of the research projects admitted to the II Selection Phase has been postponed to December 10th at 12.00 pm CET.
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On 19th Dec 2018 the Full Proposals will be discussed during a live competition [PROGRAMME]
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Click here for a short introduction on the Award.
Info request: polisocialaward@polimi.it

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Interview with H.E. Dr. Amani Abou-Zeid, African Union Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy and member of the Advisory Board of Polisocial Award 2018, recorded during her visit to Polimi on 19th July 2018.