Politécnico de Milano

Politecnico di Milano, founded in 1863, is a leading Italian technical university where 40,000 engineers, architects and designers are educated each year. The main research topics of the Mechanical Engineering Department (POLIMI) concern the area of transformation processes of industrial products ranging from mechanical and technological characteristics of transformed materials to methodologies and tools for designing processes, the planning, management and control of manufacturing and assembly systems. POLIMI activities in ForZDM project are related to the analysis, development and implementation of process-oriented and system-level ZDM solutions. Moreover, POLIMI has the role of scientific coordinator of the project. POLIMI website.