eCampus University, established on the basis of the Italian Ministerial Decree of 30th January 2006, is one of the biggest Italian online Universities. The University is composed of 5 Faculties: Economics, Engineering, Law, Letters and Humanities and Psychology having both Bachelor and Master degrees in a variety of subjects.

eCampus University has offices located in several Italian cities and its operational headquarters are in the former IBM centre in Novedrate (Como). The University employs more than 200 people, among them administrative staff, full professors, associate professors, assistant professors and teaching assistants.
eCampus university features a series of activities:

eCampus will participate in the project through the Research Centre in Energy and Environment of the Industrial Engineering Department. The Centre is active in many sectors related to the Environmental and Energy Sciences and Technologies and has a significant experience in the study and application of innovative energy technologies in the built environment. In addition, e-Campus works in very close cooperation with researchers and professors of the Università Politecnica delle Marche. This affiliation allows both Universities to share the teaching laboratories and facilities together with up-to date IT technologies.

eCampus has close relationship with private companies and public authorities to support innovation teaching processes and technologies and it is currently involved in a number of national and international research projects. These include the H2020 EU project 'Innova Microsolar'.

The key activities of the staff members involved in this project are mainly focused on Energy Systems Management and their Environmental Impact, Demand Side Management in Buildings, Innovative Technologies and Renewables and Thermal Storage Technologies.