Ca’ Foscari aims to make the University the ideal place for planning and conducting innovative research, facing the complex challenges of our time with an interdisciplinary approach and through new collaborative projects with the world’s top international research centres.

Six areas of research were identified in 2015 concerning issues known as Global Challenges, i.e. strategic, cross-disciplinary matters. These will be studied by interdisciplinary research groups conducting cutting-edge research in order to face the global challenges of today and the future, and so ensure sustainable development of technology and knowhow.