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About Us

We are the Innovation District & Startup Accelerator of Politecnico di Milano

About Us

We are a phygital location to connect with those planning for a more sustainable future

The go-to place deep tech innovators

A Community of Deep Tech Innovators


PoliHub is an ecosystem where startups, companies, experts, institutions and investors find fertile ground to cultivate new business opportunities.

Our Mission


Our mission is to support the creation of deep tech startups that will generate value for society and the economy, steering them towards a model of sustainable progress based on science and technology, by levering on Politecnico di Milano’s ecosystem.

Our Vision


People will travel in space and time, they will regenerate our planet, they will live to a hundred and twenty, they will use that other 90% of their brain, and we are here to make it happen.

Our Mission


Our mission is to support the creation of deep tech startups that will generate value for society and the economy, steering them towards a model of sustainable progress based on science and technology, by levering on Politecnico di Milano’s ecosystem.

Our Vision


People will travel in space and time, they will regenerate our planet, they will live to a hundred and twenty, they will use that other 90% of their brain, and we are here to make it happen.

The Charter of Values


We want to play an important role in building a better future.

Download our charter of values
Our figures since 2014
  • + 1000

  • Projects assessed every year

  • + €150mln

  • Cumulative Startup Investments

  • + 100

  • Startups incubated/accelerated every year

  • + 11

  • Exits

  • + 1000

  • Number of Innovation Park collaborators

  • 84%

  • Startup survival rate

Fondazione Politecnico di Milano

PoliHub’s major shareholder.


Fondazione Politecnico di Milano was established in 2003 at the behest of Politecnico di Milano, the city’s main institutions and Regione Lombardia, the regional government of Lombardy, with the support of several prominent businesses. The Foundation is actively engaged in enhancing the University’s development path of accessible innovation, and to share the many strengths that define its research in the fields of engineering, architecture and industrial design with manufacturing companies and the local community, driving progress to build the future.

OUR TEAM

President
Andrea Sianesi
General Manager
Enrico Deluchi
Head of Corporate Programs
Domenico Pannofino
Real Estate & Smart Working Services Manager
Daniele Andriolo
Head of Communication & Digital Marketing
Alessandro Asaro
Venture Expert
Nicola Rodriguez
Human Capital Development Manager
Ornella Sartori
Contract Manager
Serena Ottaviani
ICT Services Manager
Stefano Orlandi
Venture Builder
Giacomo Frigo
Venture Builder
Giacinto Schiavulli
Media Relations & Content Manager
Francesca Sapuppo
Social Media & Communication Manager
Paola Tilenni
Communication Designer & Community Manager
Achille Monteforte
Events & Community Manager
Silvia Biondo
Customer Service Manager
Francesca Cailotto
Corporate Program Manager
Vera Scuderi
Client Manager
Alice Scazzosi
Jr Venture Builder
Andrea Mulazzani
Jr Venture Builder
Johnny Perez
Administration Office Assistant
Marco Zanellato
Front Office Manager
Ayla Cacciolato

Where we are

Headquarters in Milan and a branch in Lecco

Our headquarters are next to the Bovisa Campus of Politecnico di Milano


This vibrant ecosystem of startups, university laboratories and companies employs technological innovation to redraw future progress. The laboratories belonging to the Department of Industrial Engineering and the Design laboratories, FabLab and the wind tunnel are all located in the Bovisa Campus.

Lecco


PoliHub Lecco – Innovation Park & Startup Accelerator is the new hub established in 2020, following an agreement with Politecnico di Milano. It will host startups and companies from the Lecco area keen to embark on local innovation projects. The hub will also offer co-working facilities and meeting rooms, as well as laboratories for 3D printing, laser cutting, industrial textiles and robotics.