Concert Hall - Aarhus
19 - 21 June 2012
Stefano Carosio areas of interest are Innovation and Technology Transfer. His specialty is to support industry, and in particular SMEs, in the product development cycle by identifying suitable technological solutions which provide both incremental improvements and breakthroughs to innovate products, processes or services. In general, Stefano Carosio has been involved as Project Manager and Technical Supervisor in more than 50 EC projects since FP4, mainly dealing with nano and multifunctional materials.
He is member of the High Level Group of the European Construction Technology Platform and covers high level positions in several European Technology Platforms and initiatives. Because of the cross-sectorial and interdisciplinary experience he developed, Stefano Carosio is currently Italian Director of the ESA’s (European Space Agency) Technology Transfer Network, dealing with identification of industrial needs, technology assessment and commercialisation.
Moreover, he is Executive Board Member of the Energy Efficiency Buildings Association, co-ordinates the Ad-hoc Industrial Advisory Group of the Energy-Efficient Buildings PPP and is High Level Group member at the European Construction Technology Platform.
Lessons learnt in the EeB PPP and opportunities toward Horizon 2020
S. Carosio will present and overview of the achievements by industry within the EeB PPP in a successful close dialogue and partnership with EC. Current activities and preparatory roadmapping work will be presented, building on the current Horizon 2020 proposal where Energy efficient Buildings are identified as a strategic area for future public-private partnerships.Lessons learnt in the EeB PPP and opportunities toward Horizon 2020