Research Fellow at the CIRI Interdepartmental Centre for Industrial Research, he works on co-design methodologies aimed at facilitating product, service and process innovation in companies.
Adjunct Professor at the University of Bologna at the Laboratory of Advanced Design 3A since 2019 (CDL Magistrale in Product Design), after several experiences of academic teaching and corporate training.
Co-founder of Slow/d, a design and innovation award winning firm, he has been developing strategic design projects, digital platforms and distributed manufacturing, investigating the relationship between design and new sustainable production models.
President of Mak-ER (regional network of fab labs and makerspace of Emilia-Romagna), where he develops integration strategies for bottom-up innovation practices in the regional innovation system.
He has also been involved in technology transfer initiatives and the implementation of makerspace and open innovation labs for public-private consortia.