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Università degli Studi dell'Insubria

The University of Insubria was founded on 14 July 1998. It is a young, modern and dynamic public university based in Como, Varese and Busto Arsizio. In the CENSIS ranking it is the second best university in Italy as regards the employability of graduates. Its pillars are the quality of student education and scientific research.


The University of Insubria coordinates the activities of the Spoke partners and provides its expertise in the field of tourism and culture.

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Università degli studi di Torino

UniTO, founded in 1404, is a mega Italian university with a multidisciplinary vocation with 27 departments. It boasts programs of education and research of excellence in science, economics and social fields.


University devoted to research, capable of offering a fundamental contribution in terms of technological progress, cultural growth and civil coexistence.

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Università del Piemonte Orientale

UPO - University of Eastern Piedmont - is a young, competitive multicampus of high academic value, capable of opening up to the world of work and innovation.


University of reference for an industrious region, a springboard for innovative companies and organizations that form a system.

Università della Valle D'Aosta
Università della Valle d’Aosta

University of Valle d'Aosta is a young, dynamic university with firm roots in the Aosta Valley area and an eye towards Europe.


The University of Valle d'Aosta has started academic collaborations and international research projects which become an important strategic asset for the Nodes project.

Center for training and technology transfer
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Città Studi Biella

Città Studi di Biella was founded on the initiative of institutions and local entrepreneurial associations with the aim of promoting the technical-scientific development of the Biella industry.


Città Studi di Biella represents one of the most important poles of industrial culture in Italy; his contribution to the Nodes project is to be considered strategic for the attractiveness of the entire industrial sector.

Technological innovation hub
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Comonext – Innovation Hub

ComoNExT is a Digital Innovation Hub and a Startup Incubator capable of attracting innovative companies.


ComoNEXT is able to transfer innovation on the territory and to favor the development of new entrepreneurship thanks to the incubation of startups.

Partners for the South
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Università degli Studi del Sannio di Benevento

The University of Sannio in Benevento, founded in 1998, stands out for its vocation for technological innovation and applied scientific research and for its promotional role in the development process of the economic and social system of Campania, in particular its internal areas.

Università del Salento

The University of Salento is a community, made up of students, teachers and technical-administrative staff, which recognizes itself in the free promotion of research and teaching as tools for human development, the affirmation of pluralism and the pursuit of equal social dignity, in full independence from any ideological, political, religious, economic orientation. Alongside the two fundamental objectives of training and research, the University of Salento pursues a third mission, that is, it works to encourage the direct application, enhancement and use of knowledge to contribute to the social, cultural and economic development of the territory in which it works.