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Università del Piemonte Orientale

The University of Eastern Piedmont (UPO) is the Lead Partner, located in three cities (Alessandria, Novara and Vercelli). It is at the forefront of Italian research, especially in the medical sciences.  


Spoke 5 Health Industry and Silver Economy Coordinator 

Scientific Park and Innovation Pole
Bioindustry Park Silvano Fumero S.p.A., Società Benefit - bioPmed

The Bioindustry Park is a science and technology park specializing in life sciences, human health and medical care. It manages the regional innovation hub, bioPmed.


To motivate the relevant stakeholders interested in the Spoke's main topics, generating opportunities for collaboration and cooperation.

Novara Charitable Hospital
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Ospedale Maggiore della Carità di Novara

The hospital's mission is to provide assistance, teaching, and basic and clinical research activities. 


The hospital's activity in Spoke 5 concerns telemedicine research, in particular the testing of new devices and software platforms.

Non-profit foundation
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IRCCS – Istituto Auxologico Italiano di Piancavallo

The mission of Auxologico is to provide the most up-to-date, effective and personalized healthcare, transferring the progress of scientific research to diagnostic and hospital activities.


The activity of Auxologico in Spoke 5 concerns research in the filed of telemedicine, in particular new sensors, and nutraceuticals (food supplements). 

Politecnico di Torino
Politecnico di Torino

PoliTO was the first engineering school to open in Italy and is one of the European universities for training and research in engineering, architecture, design and spatial planning.


The activity of PoliTo in Spoke 5 concerns research in the field of medical devices for home care, research on sarcopenia, cell regeneration and organ-on-chips. 

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Università di Torino

UniTO, founded in 1404, is an Italian mega university with a multidisciplinary span comprising 27 departments. It has excellent education and research programmes in the scientific, economic and social fields. 

Partners for the South
Università del Salento

The University of Salento promotes the direct application, enhancement and use of knowledge to contribute to the social, cultural and economic development of the territory in which it operates.