Schools at Future Fair

Schools at Future Fair

Today, Milan hosts Future Fair, the final event of Project Future Recoded. The project, financed by Microsoft and Fondazione Cariplo and coordinated by the Fondazione Filarete, encourages students to apply their technological knowledge  creatively to identify innovative solutions that can improve our way of living, working, playing and studying.


Project partners are: Fondazione Mondo Digitale, TechGarage, I3P, Polihub, Italiacamp and Talent Garden.


At Future Fair, ten teams of students, selected from around Italy, will compete, presenting innovative ideas that can improve our everyday life to a jury.




9.30 | Welcome and Registration


10.00 | Works open. Paola Andreozzi, CSR Manager, Microsoft


10.05 | Claudio Gandolfi, Deputy Rector for Knowledge Transfer, University of Milan


10.10 | Introduction, Paola Andreozzi. Chair, Francesco Mandelli


10.20 | First Pitch Session

  • LaMiaAzienda – ITIS, Sala Consilina (Salerno)
  • BYT Brush Your Teeth – ISIS Facchinetti, Castellanza (Varese)
  • Lo Sporco APPosto – IISS Bonsignori, Brescia
  • Trash Management Smart System – Liceo scientifico Lilla, Oria (Brindisi)
  • Open Source Robotics – ISIS Fermi Mattei, Isernia


10.50 | Jury Evaluation


11.00 | Round Table: Where and How is Innovation Born?


“Technological Humanism” – a conversation with Marco Ferrari and Ilaria Rodella


11.40 | Second Pitch Session

  • HomeTender – ITT Istituto “E. Balducci”, Pontassieve (Florence)
  • Planetbook – IIS “G. Marconi”, Giugliano di Campania (Naples)
  • DevLounge Tournament Platform – ITIS Panetti, Bari
  • From Italian to L.I.S. – Liceo Salvemini, Bari
  • Minecraft Reggio Art – Liceo Artistico “G. Chierici”, Reggio Emilia


12.10 | Jury Evaluation


12.20 | Robot Show

Robotics School from Isernia, Castellanza and Andrea Trifiletti from Padua.

Cecilia Laschi, Prof. Industrial Bio-Engineering at the Bio-Robotics Institute of the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna in Pisa.


12.35 | Awards Ceremony and Conclusions


12.45 | Group Photos – Works End


Jury Members


  • Giovanna Roversi, Microsoft
  • Carlo Rinaldi, Microsoft
  • Alfonso Molina, Fondazione Mondo Digitale
  • Karen Nahum, De Agostini
  • Goffredo Haus, Università degli Studi di Milano
  • Carlo Mango, Fondazione Cariplo
  • Maria Pia Abbracchio, Fondazione Filarete