A partnership agreement has strengthened collaboration between Italdesign and the Turin Polytechnic University. The agreement was announced today, in the “Giovanni Agnelli” main lecture hall at the Institute. This partnership agreement, which is valid for three years, expresses a desire to strengthen and organize a collaboration which has been ongoing for a number of years. Research, technological development and innovation activities in particular will now enjoy greater continuity, as the range of joint efforts and European and international projects will be strategically broadened.


The subjects of collaboration include specific research projects financed by Italdesign, promotion of disseminating a scientific and technological culture, as well as a culture of management and of innovation and organization of events coordinated with other local organizations, and support for research and innovation projects financed by Turin Polytechnic through disbursement of sponsorships by Italdesign. The agreement also covers the fields of instruction and postgraduate training, to give a boost to forms of direct student involvement; in particular, Italdesign is committed to offering its support for: completion of degree theses, projects and reports, financing scholarships and/or research grants, as well as doctorate grants. “Italdesign is a company that has consistently placed innovation in the field of vehicle and mobility development at the center of its mission. We’ve been investing in training and development for years, in order to be major players in revolutionizing mobility and bearers of new visions that anticipate the future. We’re proud to collaborate with an Institute of excellence, in an ongoing quest for mutual reinforcement”, explained Giuseppe Savino Organization and Human Resources Director at Italdesign.