BEST, Board of European Students of Technology is a constantly growing non-profit and non-political organization. Since 1989 it strives to help European students of technology to become more internationally minded, by reaching a better understanding of European cultures and developing capacities to work on an international basis. Priority is to offer high quality services for students all over Europe. Thus, BEST manages to bring all the partners in the "student - company - university" triangle closer. BEST Politecnico di Torino a co-founder of BEST network since 1989. During these 27 years, BEST contributed substantially to the internationalization policy of Politecnico di Torino. Thanks to BEST, more than 2500 foreigner students had the opportunity to partecipate to free academical courses at Politecnico and discover the huge artistic, enogastronomic and industrial heritage of Piedmont.
Every year BEST Politecnico di Torino organizes an academical Course on Tecnhology, open to all European students in universities members of the network. Only some of the 450 applying students, will have the opportunity to receive an advanced academical and extracurricural education, sharing ideas with students coming from different countries and learning about the region that hosts them. This year our Spring Course will fuel the revolution of Transportations. Transport systems radically developed since the industrial revolution. All this comes with a cost though. From planes to trains to automobiles, is about to change. Whether it’s autonomous cars, electric vehicles, hyperloops, more efficient airplanes, faster trains, or unconventional transport models like car-sharing, we’re just on the cusp of a revolution in transportation. In 12 days,together, students coming from Politecnico of Turin and from all over Europe will have enthusiastic lectures and workshop, visit industries.
Avio Aero is a GE Aviation business which designs, manufactures and maintains components and systems for civil and military aviation. Today, the company provides its clients with innovative technological solutions to respond quickly to constant changes demanded by the market: Additive manufacturing, rapid prototyping, but also cells dedicated to streamlined manufacturing of transmissions, turbines and combustion chambers.
CNH Industrial is a global leader in the capital goods sector that, through its various businesses, designs, produces and sells agricultural and construction equipment, trucks, commercial vehicles, buses and specialty vehicles, in addition to a broad portfolio of powertrain applications. Present in all major markets worldwide, CNH Industrial is focused on expanding its presence in high-growth markets, including through joint ventures.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) designs, engineers, manufactures and sells passenger cars, light commercial vehicles, components and production systems worldwide. The Group’s automotive brands are: Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Fiat Professional, Jeep, Lancia, Ram and Maserati, in addition to the SRT performance vehicle designation and Mopar, the parts and service brand. The Group’s businesses also include Comau (production systems), Magneti Marelli (components) and Teksid (iron and castings). In addition, the Group provides retail and dealer finance, leasing and rental services in support of the car business through subsidiaries, joint ventures and commercial agreements with specialized financing services providers. FCA operates through companies located in 40 countries and has commercial relationships with customers in approximately 150 countries.
BLUE Group Engineering & Design, founded in 1993, provides specific services to fields of excellence, such as automotive, railway, aerospace. The strong multi-sector know-how and the singular specialization in numerical analysis distinguish us on the market and permit us to give you, at the highest quality level, during all of the development stages: style, design, engineering, virtual prototyping, testing and validating.
IKOS is the leading consulting company specialized in railways. The company was founded in 2005 by two accomplished engineers who were confident of the potential of the railway industry. IKOS has now 650 consultants and 14 subsidiaries in 8 countries. For more than 10 years, IKOS has been able to support its clients on numerous innovative technological projects that meet the major challenges of our time. IKOS is highly involved in innovation and created its own R&D department in 2015, IKOS Lab. In January 2017, IKOS announced its partnership with TransPod to work on the 5th mode of transportation, Hyperloop.
L’associazione BEST del Politecnico dal 5 al 17 Maggio 2017 promuove e
organizza il corso internazionale di tecnologia dal titolo “Transportation: Fast & Future”
Politecnico di Torino, politocomunica.it
L’obiettivo, oltre a promuovere e facilitare l’interazione tra università, studenti e aziende di tutta Europa,
è quello di creare un network di giovani studenti di ingegneria e altre facoltà scientifiche
che si confrontano su idee e progetti. Aspetto culturale dell’iniziativa:
nel tempo libero sono organizzate attività alla scoperta di Torino e dintorni.
Torino Oggi, torinoggi.it