Human Technopole: new Italian Research Center based in the EXPO Area
Human Technopole will be the New Italian Research Center based in the EXPO Area in Milan that will be transformed into a big innovation hub. A theme area for science, knowledge and technology, featuring a one-mile long linear park and the world’s first neighborhood planned for self-driving cars.
Focused on personalized medicine, big data, and nutrition, the Human Technopole’s mission is to develop personalized approaches, both medical and nutritional, to fight cancer and neurodegenerative diseases. It will accomplish its mission integrating genomics, analysis of increasingly large data sets, and new generation diagnostic techniques. Through its multidisciplinary approach, Human Technopole will also process a massive amount of available socio-economic data thanks to high-performance computing and storage facilities with the aim of developing innovative analytical solutions for public decision makers.
Works in Expo Area will be lead by International design and innovation office Carlo Ratti Associati (CRA), with Australian real estate group Lendlease, that won the international competition for reimagining the expo area.
Ubicated in the north side, Human Technopole will be there with new Galeazzi Hospital and the University of Milan. A first group of its researchers will move on Expo Area already in Jenuary 2018.