Strategy and mission
The training of engineers, with a high level of education and practice during lab hours, is at the heart of the training strategy of the Department of Innovative Technologies. This experience gives young engineers the ability to enter the world of work after having followed training programs aligned with the needs of the target market.

In addition to Bachelor’s and Master’s training, the Department is also involved in research, especially applied research and knowledge transfer to the business reality of Ticino.


  • Contribute to the economical and scientific development of the region through the offer of high technical education and applied research in the field of engineering finalized at innovation and new products development.


  • An economy based on entrepreneurial skills and abilities to create progress in the production of tangible and intangible goods.


  • Constantly improving the quality of the training offered, and of the structural organization.
  • Strengthening the role of university development by means of national and international research projects.
  • Maintaining the research institutes as a point of reference towards companies in Ticino and the rest of Switzerland, through the development of projects.
  • Making a distinctive educational offer, thanks to the professional experience of the staff of teachers, assistants, and researchers.