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Politecnico di Milano


Politecnico di Milano is a scientific-technological university which trains engineers, architects and industrial designers. The University has always focused on the quality and innovation of its teaching and research developing a fruitful relationship with business and productive world by means of experimental research and technological transfer.

The Politecnico di Milano has 5 distinct entities as members of the Consortium:

  • Politecnico di Milano, Piacenza Campus
  • Politecnico di Milano, Dept. of Energy
  • Politecnico di Milano, Dept. of Electronics, Information Technology and Bioengineering (DEIB)
  • Politecnico di Milano, Dept. of Chemistry Materials and Chemical Engineering “Giulio Natta”
  • Politecnico di Milano, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering (DICA)


Founded in Milan in 1921 by Father Agostino Gemelli, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore is Europe&rsquc;s most important Catholic university.
It is also the only university in Italy with campuses all over the country: in Milan, Piacenza, Cremona, Brescia and Rome.
Academic excellence, a commitment to charting the frontiers of research, and high standards of services are the strengths of an institution long recognised for its openness to innovation and change.

Università Cattolica is part of the Consortium through its own School of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences of Piacenza Campus

Public institutions

Industrial associates


IREN Ambiente is a subsidiary company of the IREN Group, the multiutility which operates in the fields of electricity, water, gas, refuse disposal and sustainability in the cities of Genova, Torino, Piacenza, Parma and Reggio-Emilia. IREN Ambiente deals with municipal solid waste and special waste treatment and disposal plants and manages district heating stations.


A2A is the leading Italian multiutility for the production and distribution of electricity.  Founded on 1st January 2008 as a result of the merger between AEM Milano and ASM Brescia, together with Amsa and Ecodeco (firms operating in the environmental/refuse sector acquired by the group), A2A is the Italian leader in the environmental sector thanks to over 3 million tons of refuse treated.

ANTAS srl, one of the companies of Gruppo Giglio, has always been working in the services field.
ANTAS supplies a wide range of services to residential, industrial and tertiary public fields. Among these se1vices we find: COMBINED ENERGY SERVICE, FACILYTY MANAGEMENT, RENEWABLE ENERGIES, COGENERATION, PROJECT FINANCING and ENERGY EFFICIENCY


Unical AG has been producing industrial and domestic heating systems as well as air conditioning systems since 1972. Products include wall-mounted and free-standing aspirated boilers (from 12 to 630 kW), gas, diesel and wood heaters, for forced air burners (from 11 to 3500 kW).

The firm is based at Caorso in the Province of Piacenza and Carbonara in the Province of Mantua.