Planet Smart City, the global leader in smart affordable housing, has formed an international partnership with the Polytechnic University of Turin (PoliTo). The agreement is the most comprehensive of its kind for Planet which is developing a global network of partners to support innovative solutions for affordable urban living.
Under the agreement, the partners will collaborate on joint research and technology transfer to help develop new ideas in architecture, engineering and industrial design. It encompasses all the university’s departments and will involve international activities such as events and forums to promote scientific and technological solutions to the challenges facing cities globally.
The partnership with PoliTo is part of a broader network of collaborations initiated by Planet Smart City with various universities and research studies both national and European, including the Bocconi University of Milan and the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia of Barcelona.
In addition to international projects, Planet will be able to contribute to educational development at the university by offering internships and training for students and researchers.