28 November 2022

Impact Prototypes Labs 2022/23


Impact Prototypes Labs is the first practical program for the development of prototype solutions with a social impact for companies in the Piedmont area and has reached the third edition. The program is based on the collaboration between the company and a multidisciplinary group of students from the master’s degrees of Politecnico di Torino, Università di Torino and the Collegio Einaudi Foundation, accompanied by teachers in a project-based training course on the topics innovation and social impact.

The vast network of partners that converges for IP Labs constitutes an experimental ecosystem for Piedmontese companies, in which the focus on social impact becomes a source of innovation for the individual participating companies that will become part of an impact innovation community, thanks to which in relation, dealing with profit and non-profit organizations and with financial market subjects interested in sustainability and impact investments.

The 2022/23 edition is based on an ecosystem made up of skills and reputation: Cottino Social Impact Campus, Politecnico di Torino, Università degli Studi di Torino and Collegio Renato Einaudi, with Camera di Commercio di Torino, Unicredit, Unione Industriale Torino, API Torino, Confindustria Canavese, Yes4To and Torino Social Impact take up the challenge of the impact economy and accompany the development of Piedmontese companies.

After the success of the first two editions, in which more than 30 high impact index projects proposed by as many companies were presented and developed, the third edition will open with innovations and new challenges for each of the selected companies.

Each of these will be combined with a multidisciplinary team of students and a qualified tutor who will develop the impact project with the company itself over a period of 4-6 months.