supsiSUPSI, the University of Applied Science of Southern Switzerland, offers more than 30 Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree courses, characterised by cutting edge education which merges classical theoretical-scientific instruction with practical orientation. Great focus is given to research, carried out in key domain for EU competitiveness, and funded on acquired projects within European or National frameworks.

Within SUPSI, the ICIMSI research institute will participate to the project. ICIMSI, Institute of Computer Integrated Manufacturing for Sustainable Innovation, was founded in 1992 , focusing on applied integrated industrial manufacturing technology. Since 1994 ICIMSI has been located in the technology park of Lugano.

The institute collaborates in a national and international network of knowledge centres committed to the support of small and medium size enterprises (SME). Key research area are: Sustainability and Personalization; Advanced Materials; Simulation Technologies; Sensors, Automation and Control.