Following last year's success, the Innovation for Change project, developed by CDI, Politecnico di Torino and CERN, kicked off today.
Innovation for Change is a programme dedicated to young talents attending the MBA at Collège des Ingénieurs Italia and the Doctoral School of Politecnico di Torino who want to shape the society and the world. Every year, Innovation for Change encourages the participants to develop innovative and scalable business ideas and practical solutions to respond to today's most important global challenges.
The project involves 53 young people who will be working together to find solutions to global social challenges, in particular to food supply chain sustainability, circular economy, fake news and occupational health and safety.
The teams will be supported by the partner companies Enel Foundation, Autostrade per l'Italia, CNH Industrial, DSM, the Apulia Region, Iren and the United Nations International Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI). By joining the project, the partners will actively promote their commitment to have a positive impact on the social and environmental systems in which they operate.
Innovation for Change has become one of the major Italian innovation projects based on the collaboration with companies, institutions and non-profit organisations. Every year, Innovation for Change encourages the participants to develop innovative and scalable business ideas and practical solutions to respond to the most important challenges related to social, economic and environmental problems of today.
The teams will present their solutions in front of a jury of investors and experts from the technological and industrial sectors on 23 June, during the Italian Tech Week festival in Turin.