Category: Calls
State: Current
Deadline February 7th, 2020

INSPIRED - International Project Week for Interdisciplinary Research-Oriented Digital Learning

In the framework of UNITE! Network, INSPIRED, the International Project Week for Interdisciplinary Research-Oriented Digital Learning, is looking for students in engineering and life sciences for a three-week-long challenging experience in Germany.

As part of a dynamic team of young researchers and (bio-) engineers, the participants will be tasked with the design of an
Interstellar Re-Factory
The mail topic will thus be the design of a multifunctional and flexible system ensuring the sustainability of off-world travel and space exploration: re-cycling, re-fining, re-engineering, and re-deployment of organic and inorganic resources.

When and where?
A preliminary online course will start on March 20, 2020
The programme will take place at TU Darmstadt from June 14 to July 4, 2020

  • weeks 1&2: project work in teams & fundamental bio/engineering practicals
  • week 3: company visits and tour of the European Space Operations Centre
Register are open at this website until February 7, 2020
For further information, please contact or
Otherwise visit the project website or YouTube channel.

PoliTO students can apply for UNITE! reduced fees.

All the activities will be held in English.

INSPIRED 2020 is a project within UNITE!, the University Network for Innovation, Technology and Engineering.
UNITE! is creating a trans-European campus that spans from Finland to Portugal. UNITE! partner universities are Aalto University, Grenoble INP, KTH Stockholm, Politecnico di Torino, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Universidade de Lisboa.