SIA is now part of the capital stock of MIP Politecnico di Milano with a 3.17% stake. SIA, a company specializing in the processing of electronic payments, is the third new partner to join in 2016 after Microsoft and Whirlpool and has already been collaborating with the business school for several years on projects that are strategic in terms of innovation and development at international level.
With SIA, the companies and domestic and multinational institutions making up the corporate structure of MIP Politecnico di Milano have reached a total of 20: Assolombarda Confindustria Milano Monza e Brianza, BIP Business Integration Partners, Bticino, Danieli & C. Officine Meccaniche, Edison, ENI Corporate University, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles-Magneti Marelli, Fondazione Italcementi Cav. Lav. Carlo Pesenti, IBM Italia, Italtel, Luxottica, Microsoft Italia, OTB, Pirelli & C., Politecnico di Milano, Snam, Telecom Italia, Vodafone and Whirlpool.
“Being close to companies and to the business world is at the heart of MIP’s strategy,” commented Andrea Sianesi, Dean of MIP. “The arrival of SIA SpA represents an important credit to the quality of our educational and project management activities and more”.
“Our School” continued Sianesi “has technological innovation in its DNA and is making significant investments in Smart Learning – a portfolio of training products and activities aimed at individuals and companies capable of exploiting to the maximum the potential of digital technology. SIA is an innovative player in this field that has already achieved extraordinary results at European level and that can further boost MIP’s strategy”.
“I am certain that the collaboration between MIP and SIA will be an important starting point for the realization of new educational projects aimed at creating high-quality professional profiles capable of competing at domestic and international level,” concluded Sianesi.
“MIP’s excellence in the fields of research and education perfectly fits the objectives of excellence and innovation that have always characterized our services,” commented Paolo Ghia, Human Resources and Organization Director of SIA. “I believe that the partnership with MIP will advance the development of the company and strengthen the skills of our staff. And let us not forget that the internationality expressed by MIP is a further point of interest considering our ambitious objectives of growth on foreign markets”.