We help communities, public bodies and private organizations to innovate and have impact in a sustainable way.

PUSH is a design lab that works in the fields of environmental sustainability, digital technologies and social innovation: we design and develop solutions to improve the quality of life in cities, reduce consumptions and tackle climate change.

We mainly focus on the following domains:

  • Applied research (service design for urban policies, edutainment, behavioral design, circular design).
  • Bottom-up activation projects.
  • Participatory and training programs.
  • Organization of dissemination events.

Our team is made up of young professionals with extremely heterogeneous and complementary paths and skills: service design, ICT, project management, communication, business development.

Since 2013 we had 3 spin-offs that now work all over the world.

We are proud partners of World Urban Campaign, UN Habitat, EIT Climate KIC and Global Shapers Community.


NEU / Integrated Design is a digital agency established to offer a new way of design-based consulting. NEU offers its expertise in the field of organizational design, software development and digital communication, through an integrated and multidisciplinary approach. In the latest years the studio has offered his competence to clients such as Unicredit Real Estate, Confcooperative, Value Creation Team, We Are Social.


The Piranesi Experience is a startup born between the Experimental Centre of Cinematography in Rome and PUSH. Focused on cross-media communication, it realizes video productions related to urban storytelling universe. It has collaborated with different realities, including the most important: ETH Zurich, Audi, Wind, Jac Motors Italy, 5+1 AA, QMI.


MUV is a technological startup with a social vocation (and Pending B Corp), result of an eight-year of research by PUSH, with the aim to turn sustainable urban mobility into a sport. It encourages responsible and healthy habits, measures progress by certifying CO₂ reduction and, thanks to the data collected, lets companies and institutions co-create mobility plans. 





  • MG-4.5-2016New ways of supporting development and implementation of neighbourhood-level and urban-district-level transport innovations” H2020 call, promoted by the European Commission (2016)
  • Smart City Innovation Awards, promoted by MIT Enterprise Forum and BNP Paribas (2015)
  • Mob App Awards, category “Travel and Tourism”, promoted by SMAU Milano (2015)
  • Social Innovation Around Awards (2014)
  • ApPalermo, promoted by Comune di Palermo (2014)
  • AAA Architetti Cercasi, promoted by Generali Immobiliare Italia and Confcooperative (2013)
  • Startup Weekend Palermo, 2nd prize (2013)
  • Smart Cities and Communities & Social Innovation, national research call promoted by the Italian Ministry of Education and Research (2012)


  • cheFare3 (2015)
  • Think for Social, promoted by Fondazione Vodafone (2015)
  • FI-WARE Smart Cities Challenge (2013)
  • EIB Institute Social Innovation Tournament (2013)
  • ARS idea TRE60, promoted by Fondazione Accenture (2013)


  • 30 Weeks: A founders program for designers, promoted by Hyper Island and Google (2016)
  • Entrepreneurs for social change, promoted by UN Alliance of Civilizations and Fondazione CRT (2015)
  • Startup Initiative, promoted by Intesa Sao Paolo (2013)

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