MISSION

Sydere (Systemic Design Research and Education) is a competence center designed by Politecnico di Torino (Italy) and ECAM Lyon (France) to generate a break-through in systemic design research and education.

Our mission is to promote and develop a systemic design approach that contributes to obtain sustainable products and services. The center acts as a multidisciplinary platform gathering experts from different fields to generate interdisciplinary research and education outputs.

WHAT

Education and Research

We develop joint research and education projects in specific areas selected on the basis of the best competences available at ECAM and POLITO

Private and Public Bodies

The Center provides a range of services for companies such as: providing scientific and professional skills for the development of R&D projects; providing scientific and professional skills for technology transfer projects; facilitating recruiting service of highly qualified graduate students and researchers; customizing specific training programs addressed to company employees (e.g: short-term training courses, specializing programs, job training program, etc.).

Project and Consulting

The Center acts as an hub for searching and receiving information about relevant studies and projects in the field of Circular Economy. The Center undertakes to participate to public and private tenders, provide companies located mainly in Europe with consulting in Systemic Design, guarantee a strong connection with governmental institutions of the Piemonte and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes regions.

DIRECTORS

Prof. Pier Paolo Peruccio

Sydere Center Director

Prof. Christophe Changenet

Sydere Center Director

SCIENTIFIC COUNCIL

Prof. Luigi Bistagnino

Scientific Council Coordinator, President of Systemic Approach Foundation

Prof. Bernardino Chiaia

Vice Rector of Politecnico di Torino

Prof. Guido Montanari

Vice Mayor of the City of Torino

Prof. Guido Saracco

Director of the Center for Sustainable Future Technologies -IIT

MANAGEMENT BOARD

Dr. Didier Desplanche

Ecam General Director

ADVISORS

Dr. Maurizio Vrenna

Advisor, PhD student

2

cities

2017

year of foundation

50000

students

100

companies