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On Thursday, 11 January, the finale of the Zero Robotics came to an end. It is a contest that brought to the Polytechnic of Turin more than 150 students of high schools from eight different European Countries: Italy, Russia Federation, France, Germany, Greece, Poland, Rumania, Great Britain.

One of the two winning teams of this edition, BeachPin1701, is entirely Italian, it is composed of students from ITIS “Pininfarina” of Moncalieri (To), ITIS “Galileo Galilei” of Livorno and “Leonardo da Vinci” High School of Treviso. The team won the first place together with the American team Naughty Prions and Lions.

The students of the High School “Cecioni” of Livorno and the High School “Agnelli” of Turin were also awarded. They won the Virtual Final, the finale of the second category of the championship.

The competition, born in 2009 in the Space System Laboratory of the famous Massachusetts Institute of Technology di Boston (MIT), this year involved almost 70 European Institutes, 100 American Institutes and 50 Australian Institutes, for a total of almost 2000 students.

The finalist students could attend live the last part of the competition that took place on the International Space Station and in video conference with the MIT of Boston and the University of Sydney, where all the students from America and Australia got together to watch the finale.

The finalists competed in the programming of SPHERES (Synchronised Position Hold, Engage, Reorient, Experimental Satellites), space robots of the size of a bowling ball, already used by NASA inside of the Space Station to test instruction cycles, to carry out autonomous rendezvous and docking operations. These machines are also experimentally used for the maintenance and assembly of satellites and for formation flight.

Every team is composed of 5 to 10 students and is coordinated by a teacher of the school, that is a programming expert.

Every year the teams have a mission. This year the students had to deal with the research of primordial life forms (bacteria) on the Encadalus moon of Saturn, drilling samples to bring them to Earth.

At the end of the first phase, the teams were allowed to ally and work together to achieve a more efficient program. The next phase consists of preliminary elimination competition, that only 42 teams passed; the programs of these teams have been directly uploaded for the finale on the robotic spheres present on the Space Station, where the programs of the winning teams have been carried out under the supervision of astronauts.

Twitter Italy srl launched a National competition for young people between 18 and 30 who are enrolled in a University or post-graduation course within an Italian University.
Participants can work in teams.

The students are asked to submit an idea for a use of Twitter in the fields of business, marketing, service.
The idea have to be useful for one of the following goals:

– Give a strategic contribution to one or more companies (promotion of a product, customer care, communication etc.);

– Improving a service of its Territory or University;

– Inform people or a specific target audience (the participants in an event, users of a service, consumers etc.)

The winner student or student group will get an interview at the offices of Twitter. One of them will get a six-months paid internship in Marketing from Twitter Italy.

Participants must submit their projects between the 23rd of March and  the 23ed of May, 2015.

 

To participate download the ANNOUNCEMENT.

2nd edition of That’s Mole!, the illustration contest to promote the most creative visual interpretations of the Turin’ symbol: the Mole Antonelliana.

The competition is international and is open to anyone.

A qualified jury will select:

The winning proposal, which will be awarded a prize of € 1,000.

24 other proposals will be exhibited in front of the Mole Antonelliana, in Via Montebello, from June 23 to September 7, 2015.

Deadline April the 3rd, 2015.
For more information write to info@thatsamole.com

STOP televoting!

The video contest YouTo(o) is officially closed! Thanks to everyone who participated and voted!
The official ranking of the most voted videos will be published together with the ranking of the jury.

We ask you to wait a few days to know the results!
Good Luck Students !

120’ Video to promote

Torino as university city.

Deadline for submission of YouTo(o) – studyintorino video contest has been postponed to February the 9th, 2015.

Join the contest “YouTo(o)”, you can win up to 1.000 € vouchers for technological and multimedia products, books, videos and music.

Turin city (“Torino Città Universitaria” project) rewards a prize for the best videos entitled “STUDYINTORINO”.
Make a video about StudyInTorino: Turin as a lively, young, university town, as an ideal place to study, Turin as an open and friendly city.

Upload the video (entitled STUDYINTORINO) on Youtube.
Within 2.00 pm on February 9th 2015 fill in the form with your personal data, send the link to your video and enter the contest.

A jury will select 15 videos and will award a prize for the best 3 videos (1° prize worth 1.000 €, 2° and 3° 250 €).
The best 15 videos will be voted on Facebook webpage of studyintorino: the 3 most clicked videos will win more prizes (1° prize worth 500 €, 2° and 3° 250 €)

What are you waiting for? Join the competition!
BUT BEFORE: don’t forget to read the contest terms and conditions, download here.
If you want to include in your video one of the studyintorino logos,you can find them here.

CLICK HERE TO PARTECIPATE AND SEND YOUR VIDEO.

 

YouTo(o) is open to all students and PhD’Università degli Studi di Torino, Politecnico di Torino, Accademia, Conservatorio, Ied, Iaad, Ssml Vittoria, Ssf Rebaudengo.