SiTI – Istituto Superiore sui Sistemi Territoriali per l’Innovazione (Higher Institute on Territorial Systems for Innovation) is a no profit association set up in 2002 between the Politecnico di Torino and the Compagnia di San Paolo, to carry out research and training oriented towards innovation and socio-economic growth.
SiTI has a strong interdisciplinary approach, specifically devoted to territorial systems. It aims at solving complex problems through an integration of the expertise available at the Politecnico, and by linking it with other high level research centres. Its activities are focused on the following sectors:
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SiTI will stand for the Project Communication Manager and will be responsible for result-related communication. Together with the LP it will adopt the project communication strategy. SiTI will host the mid-term conference in Turin. Moreover, SiTI will be responsible for the elaboration of regional vulnerability assessment in close co-operation with the tWP leader NIOM. The Institute will contribute to the SWOT analysis, providing data from regional schools will be involved in the project as associated pilot partners and will be responsible for national inputs being fed in the Virtual Repository. SiTI will adopt the capacity building training curriculum and cooperate with School Foundation to organise the courses for the Italian target groups. As a result of the transnational co-operation new protocols and innovative methods will be elaborated to tackle health impacts of the poor indoor air quality in case of the most vulnerable young generation.