Pavia University signed a framework agreement with the Banca del Monte di Lombardia Foundation and the Intesa Sanpaolo to support innovation in the university’s educational program and enhance the economy, society and culture of the Pavia region. Pavia University has launched a PhD research project, looking for two good partners in Intesa Sanpaolo and in the Banca del Monte di Lombardia Foundation. A deal was made under the direction of Paolo Grandi, Managing Director of Intesa Sanpaolo, who closely followed all the steps of the bank. The new partnership begins with the next school year and includes 11 three-year scholarships per year for 5 consecutive cycles. Topics that are strategic for society to move towards equitable and sustainable growth: from renewable energy sources to neural robot research, from virus threats to automated language processing. The agreement also specifies the activation of the “Center for Law Studies of large joint stock companies” named after Professor Guido Rossi, the University’s alumni and professor, and a specialized course. on “Large Equity, Sustainability and Compliance Companies” at Collegio Ghislieri. The project will be organized by the Center with the Law Department and will be supported exclusively by Intesa Sanpaolo. The new agreement between the University of Pavia, the Banca del Monte di Lombardia Foundation and the Intesa Sanpaolo was presented in an online meeting broadcast live on ansa.it.
Mario Cera, a full professor at Pavia University, attended the lecture; Gian Maria Gros-Pietro, President of Intesa Sanpaolo; Aldo Poli chairman of the Banca del Monte di Lombardia Foundation; Ferruccio Resta, Chair of the Conference of Rectors of Italian Universities and Rector of the Polytechnic of Milan; Francesco Svelto, rector of Pavia University and Daniela Viglione, scientific director of Italiadecide. This initiative will help to consolidate “the prestige and quality of Pavia University, with positive effects on the local economy”, raised during the meeting. The role of universities “is called to contribute in knowledge development and to enhancing research outcomes, thus identifying the social impact on new jobs and well-being, which are intended to take on an increasingly important role also within the framework of the next generation Eu. significantly “, has been marked.
Stay, start over from training and research – “We lived a tough year in which training and research were put at the center of attention”. This was stated by Ferruccio Resta, Chair of the Conference of Presidents of Italian Universities and Rector of Politecnico di Milano during a presentation on the agreement between the University of Pavia, Intesa Sanpaolo and the Banca del Monte di Lombardia Foundation. “Now we have to start over – he added – from higher education, from skills, and of course from scientific research. I see a new, digital, modern education but also.” It should be a research-focused higher education. Ph.Ds in Germany they have 6-7 times the number of PhDs of an Italian university and this teaches us that we must focus on PhD as a tool for innovation. Teaching us to return home after this year is everyone’s responsibility.
Viglione, the deal contains the great project – “The positions of Italian universities in different rankings are improving rapidly with very positive results for the whole system.” This was stated by Daniela Viglione, scientific director of Italiadecide during a presentation on the agreement between the University of Pavia, Intesa Sanpaolo and the Banca del Monte di Lombardia Foundation. “Italy has a number of universities – he added – on par with Germany, China and France. Second, nearly half of our universities are in the group of one thousand of the best universities in the world. The results are even more positive if we standardize the data per resident for each country, and in this case, Italy surpasses Germany, the US, and France. Between the University of Pavia, Intesa Sanpaolo and the Banca del Monte di Lombardia Foundation present an excellent proposal and a great project.The contents of this agreement are the best bricks to increase the reputation of the university. “.
Politics, deal and territorial attention – “This brilliant project confirms what we were convinced of, is that Intesa Sanpaolo’s purchase of Ubi Banca raises attention to the secured territory.” This was stated by the president of the Banca del Monte di Lombardia Foundation, Aldo Poli, during a presentation of the agreement signed with Intesa Sanpaolo and the University of Pavia. “In the passages – he added – that happened, from Banca del Monte di Lombardia through successive different credit institutions, the central locations of the territories, especially Pavia and Milan, did not making an important step in the economic and social development of the territory that the foundation is dedicated to “