—powered  by politecnico di torino

Our mission is to promote and develop a systemic design approach that will make a contribution to obtain sustainable products and services.

the center acts as a multidisciplinary platform

It gathers experts from different fields to generate interdisciplinary break-through in systemic design research and education

what we do


We develop joint research and education projects in specific areas selected through the best competences of POLITO.


The center provides a range of services for companies such as: providing scientific and professionals skills for the development of R&D projects; providing scientific and professionals skills for technology transfer projects; facilitating recruiting service of high qualified graduate students and researchers; customizing specific training programs addressed to company employees (e.g: short-term training courses, specializing programs, job training programs, etc…).


The Center acts as an hub for searching and receiving information about relevant studies and projects in the field of Circular Economy. The Center undertakes to participate to public and private tenders, provide companies located mainly in Europe with consulting in Systemic, guarantee a strong connection with governmental institutions of the Piemonte and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes regions.

our work




Is a branch of Sydere Center and is configured as an advanced research laboratory created in accordance with the goals of the UN 2030 Agenda, which considers the cultural dimension as a strategic dimension of its mission.

sydere heritage

Is a branch of the Sydere Center with the aim to promote, develop and shape an idea of enhancement understood as a search for effectiveness and efficiency between actions of conservation and enjoyment of Cultural Heritage.

our educational program

growing youthful material

G.Y.M. is a post-graduates advanced training program which, through a residential format that includes an intensive workshop and a live return, is intended for designers and architects enrolled in Politecnico di Torino and visual artists who work in Italy enrolled in the best Universities. 

our partners



Pier Paolo Peruccio, Architect and Designer, Full Professor, Politecnico di Torino, Founder and Director

Luigi Bistagnino, Architect and Designer; Founder

Dino Chiaia, Engineer, Full Professor, Politecnico di Torino; Founder

Gail Cochrane, Art Curator and Educator; Coordinator SYDERE_ARTS and Curator and Coordinator GYM 

Gianluca Grigatti, Archaelogist and Historian; Visiting Professor, Politecnico di Torino; Coordinator SYDERE_HERITAGE

Stefano Collicelli Cagol, Art Curator (PhD); Director Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato

Gaetano Di Tondo, Chairman Archivio Storico Olivetti; Vice President Olivetti SpA, Ivrea

Anna Ferrino, CEO of Ferrino & C. S.p.A, Chairman of Assosport, Vice President in charge of sustainability Unione Industriale;  Vice President Teatro Stabile, Torino

Walter Mariotti, Philosopher; Editorial Director DOMUS, Milano