Politecnico di Torino (Polito), represents a leading public university, in Italy and in Europe, in technical-scientific teaching and research. Founded almost 150 years ago, Politecnico di Torino has three Schools of Engineering, two Schools of Architecture, a School of Economics and Management, plus a Post-Graduate School. Politecnico offers excellence in technology and promotes the ability to carry out theoretical and applied research and also the capacity to achieve concrete and reliable productive processes or organise services and facilities. The range of studies is broad and ever-widening: it spans space, environment and land, telecommunications, information, energy, mechanics, electronics, chemistry, automation, industrial design, architecture and building, etc. With more than 150 bilateral international agreements and 40 double degree agreements, POLITO has links with the most prestigious Universities in Europe and is part of the major European interuniversity networks, such as CESAER, CLUSTER, E.C.I.U, EUA, and CMU. As regards FP7, POLITO is involved in 130 projects, of which 22 coordinated, with an EU contribution of around 35 million Euro. POLITO is also actively involved in the EERA-Energy European Research Alliance and, at national level, in the AIREN-Alleanza Italiana per la Ricerca sull’Energia, which is the Italian mirror of the EU platform.
The Department of Control and Computer Engineering (DAUIN) is the point of reference in Politecnico di Torino for the area of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), which studies the methodologies and technologies used for the management, processing and transmission of information.
The Department of Energy (DENERG) is the point of reference in Politecnico di Torino for the areas of knowledge concerned with energy and sustainable development. The Department has the aim of improving the existing energy technologies and promoting new ones, as well as contributing to the rational and informed use of energy resources.
Within the FLEXMETER project, POLITO will mainly contribute on:
- WP1 – System specification
- WP2 – Prosumer-side smart metering architecture and development
- WP3 – Smart-grid integration
- WP4 – Smart meter services and data management
- WP5 – Business models
- WP6 – Demonstration and evaluation
- WP7 – Dissemination and Exploitation
- WP8 – Management