Initiatives are visionary research directions that leverage on IIT’s unique standing and excellent research infrastructure “to lead us where no one has been before”. Initiatives contribute to IIT’s positioning in their respective field, to training of young scientists and, importantly, to creating the necessary critical mass. Initiatives further contribute to address the big societal challenges defined in the Strategic Plan, namely, sustainability, health care and the ageing population.
What is a moonshot project? It is a plan designed to reach the (almost) impossible. We are working on ambitious plans to overcome knowledge limits and design the future.