Collaborators

Who we work with…

Anilkumar Dave

After being “Innovation manager” at the Institute for Industrial Promotion (Ministry of Economic Development) and dealing with international policies for innovation, he started and directed for 10 years the “Research, TT and Special Projects” department at the most major innovation agency in Italy. Having joined the ITALIAN SPACE AGENCY, he set up and coordinated the “INNOVATION and TT” unit dealing with the Space Economy: start-ups and incubators, Space-non-Space technology transfer, patents, research enhancement; to then become Open Innovation advisor to the president of ASI and coordinator of the Italian team at OECD / OECD Space Forum.  

He was a member of the scientific committee EXPO WATER 2015, of the board of INSME (International Network for SME) as well as advisor on strategies and fundrasing for research centers.

He is currently a member of the Advisory Board of Global Entrepreneurship Network Space and of the Space Economy Observatory of the Politecnico di Milano.  

He works in Space Experience as a consultant for the spatialization of products / services, think different and cognitive prototyping, as well as as a manager of research programs. He is an original and energetic public speaker on the issues of the future, technological development, care for the planet.

LETIZIA 1_edited.jpg

Letizia Davoli

Una laurea in Astrofisica all’Università di Bologna con speciale attenzione al mondo della Radioastronomia e la passione parallela per quello della Comunicazione la portano, dopo la laurea, ad un master in Comunicazione d’Impresa e Relazioni Pubbliche Europee a Roma. Giornalista professionista dal 2000, approfondisce il linguaggio televisivo in continua evoluzione grazie all’ingresso di nuove tecnologie, che sviluppa in molteplici professionalità fino alla conduzione di tg e programmi, collegamenti esterni in diretta e al public speaking. Con la qualifica di Redattore esperto dal 2015 si occupa di Scienza e Nuove Tecnologie, con un occhio al Cyberspazio e alla Cyberwar, altra grande passione. 

TedX Speaker, dal 2018 è invited speaker in diverse scuole ed enti italiani su temi legati allo Spazio. E’ consulente scientifico di numerosi progetti di divulgazione e testimonial di iniziative STEM rivolte al mondo dell’istruzione. Nel 2017 è stata nominata una delle 10 donne più influenti nel digitale dalla rivista Digitalic. Nel 2021 fonda Spaceiscool, associazione noprofit che offre servizi di divulgazione e supporto alla didattica per il mondo della scuola. 

Dal 2019 scrive per riviste specializzate e modera e conduce eventi o webinar aziendali sia legati a temi di Space Economy che non specialistici. Nel 2021 è stata conduttrice di eventi per il Festival della Scienza di Genova ed il Festival della Scienza di Roma.

Paolo Ferri

The realization of robotic space operations, planetary and solar missions make Paolo Ferri one of the world’s leading experts in space. Under his direction also the Rosetta Mission which led Humanity to reach and land a 3000 kg probe. on a comet, covering almost eight billion km in twelve and a half years of mission, thanks to the coordination of a team of 500 people who made 21,000 scientific observations and downloaded data for 15,000 hours.

In the organizational field, Paolo Ferri is a testimonial of cognitive leadership and his interventions promote the concept of “Mission Control” even in the corporate sphere, thus favoring the integration of skills in order to face complexity, longlife learning and the most innovative organizational  techniques configuration according to the objectives.  

He currently deals with lectures and speeches for the general public, schools and universities and also collaborates in organizing refresher courses in the aerospace industry. In 2020 he wrote a book for Laterza on the Rosetta mission, “The comet hunter”.

Since 2015 he has been a member of the International Academy of Astronautics and in 2021 he was appointed Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society.