Ilaria De Vita

Biomedical engineer graduated at Polytechnic of Milan, with a master specialization in Electronic Technologies.

She worked on a project in collaboration with NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) developing a model for the biomechanical analysis of countermeasure exercise on board the International Space Station, in order to prevent the muscle deconditioning in microgravity environment. 

Chiara Barattieri di San Pietro


Chiara holds a BA in Foreign Languages (English and Russian, State University of Verona) and a MA in Liguistics (University of Siena, 2006, with honour). Her research interests focused on language acquisition (L2) and grammar theory (Italian Sign Language). In 2013 she got a Specialization Diploma in Specialistic Terminology (Università Cattolica, Milan).

Magnus Josefsson


Magnus acquired his Ph.D. in business and managment in 2015. In his research, Magnus has worked with small and medium sized organisations in the UK’s creative digital sector. His particular interest is sense making in organisations i.e. how meaningful coalitions emerge and collaborate to create value for the organisations despite often significant internal differences in motivations and agendas. His research attempts to model the social dynamics of creativity in the context of digital  ecologies.

Vittorio Satta




Vittorio Satta holds a Bachelor Degree in Electronics Engineering at the University of Cagliari (Italy) and a Master Degree in Management Engineering at the University Carlo Cattaneo - LIUC of Castellanza, Varese (Italy). He's in charge of the Learning and Education Activities for the MakerBot Innovation Center, placed in SmartUp - LIUC.

Bruce Edmonds


Director of the Centre for Policy Modelling (CPM) and a Professor of Social Simulation at Manchester Metropolitan University. His first degree was in Maths at Oxford, and his PhD within the philosophy of science at the University of Manchester.