Funded by: Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei
January 2018 / December 2020

Nexus: Research, Youth, Education and Sustainable Development

Teen in Action for Sustainable Development Goals: The project is structured on a series of meeting with some students of Milan, in order to raise their awareness regarding the 2030 Agenda and its SDGs. Ultimate purpose of the activity is the creation of a start-up, able to solve a problem considered fundamental (and verifiable in one’s daily life) during the seminars.

Youth in Action for Sustainable Development Goals: It’s a contest addressed to young people under 30, which rewards the best design concepts related to the SDG achievement. The proposals develop innovative, high-impact solutions, and stand out for their strong technological components.

Main Results and Outputs

Teen in Action for Sustainable Development Goals: Students will develop ideas over possible start-ups able to solve a certain amount of daily and concrete problems linked to the SDGs. The final goal is to deeply cover with them the topics of the Agenda, and to understand the dynamics and issues existing in the translation into practice of the concept of sustainability. The students will present works to their class, simulating an interview with possible investors.

Youth in Action for Sustainable Development Goals: Youth in Action calls in the youth to face first-hand the main economic, social and environmental challenges of our time, with the aim of developing innovative solutions, with a high social and technological impact, and of contributing to the SDG achievement. Prizes include more than 25 internships within the sponsoring organizations 3 or 6 month-long, a journey to NY to present their projects, and a sum of money for training courses and activities.

Project team
Project leader
Cavalli Laura
Senior Research Fellow & Project Manager Read more


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