Roberto Santolamazza

Director of T2I - Technology Transfer and Innovation Venice

Roberto Santolamazza has been working in supporting innovation in companies and in developing innovative ecosystems since more than twenty-five years both on a European and a local scale. The Open Innovation approach and the Technology Transfer processes as mighty tools to foster innovation towards SMEs and global Value Chains have been one of the main focuses in the last years.

Roberto Santolamazza holds a Master Course degree in Car Engineering (MBA) and a degree in Electronic Engineering (Industrial Automation and Robotics) from the Padua University, Italy. Roberto Santolamazza has Italian nationality. Prior to joining t2i – trasferimento tecnologico e innovazione, Roberto had worked in a major multinational consulting firm, Accenture, in a wide famous Italian Car Manifacturer, Ferrari SpA, and in the European Technical Center of a major Japanese multinational electronics company, located in Holland, Omron Corporation. He’s adjunct professor of Innovation and Development Economics at the Cà Foscari University in Venice.

He’s since 2014 the Managing Director in charge of t2i.