The Savona Campus is a decentralized research and teaching facility of the University of Genoa spread over an area of approximately 50,000 square meters where courses in Engineering, tailored to the environment and energy sectors, Health Sciences, Nursing and Media Sciences, are offered to more than 1700 students.
One of the main aspects that characterize the Savona University Campus are the research activities in the sustainable energy sector. In this context, it is worth mentioning the “Energia 2020” Project (www.energia2020.unige.it), a project concerning with the Smart City & Sustainable Energy topics, conceived, designed and developed by the University of Genoa into Savona Campus Research and Teaching facilities.
The Center for the Management of the Savona Campus research and teaching facilities (CENS, http://www.cens.unige.it/) is the structure of the University of Genoa that has in charge the operation of the Research Infrastructures (RI) in the Energy sector installed at Savona Campus, like a Smart Polygeneration Microgrid and a Smart Energy Building. These RI are currently part of several research projects in cooperation with industries and international and national research institutions.