Digital Interactive Smart Spaces​

Date TBD

Milan & Lake Como, Italy

The school is devoted to Ms/PhD students, researchers and professionals who want to deepen their know-how on Smart space technology and to identify new applications in the field of IoT and low-cost sensors.​

This summer school programme is intended for participants to deepen their know-how on advances in SS (Smart Space) technology and identify new directions for research and application in the field. We will provide a comprehensive view of all aspects related to SSs: Technologies for development; interaction paradigms; evaluation methods; application domains; business challenges and entrepreneurship opportunities; ethical sociological and psychological aspects of SSs.

The programme consists of a mix of lectures, case studies presentation, demos in real SS installations; autonomous and supervised teamwork on project design and business planning; and team building activities.   

Preliminary agenda for week 1:

  • Lectures:
    • SS technologies and Interaction Modes
    • UX design and evaluation
    • Applications and Industry case studies: ethical/sociological/psychological issues in SS
  • Project teamwork
  • Social Event

Preliminary agenda for week 2:  

  • Lectures:
    • Industry case studies; innovation and entrepreneurship (I&E) perspectives for SSs
    • Pitch creation
    • SS demos (trip to SS installations)
  • Project work (UX+Technology Design; Biz plan; Pitch Preparation)  
  • Project Final Presentation

Speakers: Polimi Faculty + speakers from top-level research institutions in EU, US, Israel + industry speakers from start-ups and companies.

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