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Technology for Human Beings - deadline extended

Technology for Human Beings -  deadline extended

Thesis submission deadline extended to Wednesday 15 November


Prysmian Group, in partnership with Human Foundation, announces a competition for the selection of Bachelor’s degree and Master's degree theses, written by students of Engineering, Physics and Materials Science at Italian Universities and focused on the applicability of new technologies for sustainable development.

This year, Prysmian Group has chosen to draw inspiration from the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the set of objectives identified and promoted by the United Nations for the future of international development.

Preferred thesis subjects will relate to the following subject areas, which may be analysed from a technical/application standpoint:


  • Resilient infrastructure, innovation and fair, responsible and sustainable industrial development
  • Access to information and communication technology
  • Sustainable models of production and consumption: sustainable and efficient natural resource management
  • Technologies and access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern power systems


Three Bachelor’s degree and three Master's degree theses will be selected and awarded with a cash prizes and, for first prize of each category, a six months internship will be provided.

Theses written in Italian or English, which have already been discussed from January 2015, will be evaluated by a prestigious Scientific Committee .

The Scientific Committee is composed by Marcelo Andrade, Prysmian Group Research and Development Senior VP; Roberto Galimberti, Vice President Human Foundation (expert in electronic engineering and former lecturer of IT and telecommunications at the Polytechnic of Milan); Attilio Citterio, Professor at the Polytechnic of Milan, "Giulio Natta" Department of Chemistry, Materials and Chemical Engineering.




To read the competition rules please follow this link 


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