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.
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.
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
Dr. Didier Desplanche
Ecam General Director
Dr. Maurizio Vrenna
Advisor, PhD student
year of foundation