Collaboration with the DAStU Department may concern research activities, teaching activities (school or departmental), technical support for research or departmental teaching and administrative activities. The research activity of the Department can be financed with internal resources, with resources deriving from national or international research programs, or carried out on behalf of third parties for the public or private sector. The catalysts of the research activity are research groups, research hubs and doctorates. The teaching activity can take place through lectures, workshops and seminars that can take place as part of undergraduate or master’s degree courses, as part of postgraduate training or as part of doctorates. Both technical support and administrative activities are governed by permanent or fixed-term contracts according to the regulations of the Polytechnic.