POLI.design operates with SENAI (Serviço Nacional de Aprendizagem Industrial) to develop a strategic plan for the inclusion of Design Innovation in the Brazilian policies aiming at empowering the whole Brazilian business system.
SENAI for Business Innovation consists of two main actions: Design Innovation Consultancy and Experimental Activities with selected Brazilian companies and Italian designers.
Design Innovation Consultancy consists in coaching and counselling activities concerning knowledge transfer to SENAI in order to train a number of specialist consultants able to work on innovation, with special attention to design, located in 8 main regional clusters (Parana, Rio Grande do Sul, Minas Gerais, São Paulo, Pernambuco, Santa Catarina, Goiás, Espírito Santo). The Experimental Activities involved selected Italian designers and SENAI consultants for defining the design innovative potential in Brazilian companies.
The students of the 9th edition of the Master Industrial Design for Architecture participate in the workshop dedicated to the new needs of modern and contemporary living, to design a high performance kitchen to teach cooking techniques online.
Three teams of the Specializing Master in Strategic Design the winners of the Call4Ideas of the MIND Education programme
From March 1st to March 19th, 2021, the Call4Ideas engaged students in creating a licensing strategy for MIND, with the goal of supporting the consolidation of its ecosystem and the promotion of the values and themes of the innovation district.