Francesco Niglia. CEO and Research Director. Graduated in engineering, he worked more than 10 years as consultant for Technology Transfer. The expertise focuses on the analysis of impact of innovation policies and strategies. Furthermore, Francesco is the director of the “Responsible Research and Innovation Lab” within the DASIC of the Link Campus University. Francesco has actively been engaged in the modelling of innovation ecosystems and strategies, through different fields of application. Public services, socio-economic environments and social innovation constitute the main contributes in the research and innovation dynamics, respectively in the key assignments: member of the advisory board of IESI Mapping project, scientific manager of the HUB-IT project, cross-sectoral exploitation manager of MARINA-RRI project, the NET-EUCEN network manager, the MAESTRO project manager, the Democratic and Disruptive Social Innovation Community manager. All the key assignments are based on the application of user centricity, open science and social sustainability methodologies. 


Andrea Leganza. head of development sector. Computer engineer, Information technology consultant for many Italian and International companies, software/multimedia developer from the 1997. Teacher of programming (fundamentals and advanced) courses for desktop and mobile platforms for Istituto Quasar – Rome.  Author of tens of articles for magazine io Programmo – ed Master on mobile development, Augmented Reality integration, Kinect and WiiMote apps development, sperimental technologies. Addobe Flash/Flex/Unity3D game developer. Adobe ACE – Adobe Flex and AIR certified developer, EUCIP Core certified, Java 1.6 Sun Certified Programmer.