Irene Ingardi is project manager and researcher at ARTSHARE. She graduated in Economics and Management for Arts, Culture and Communication at Bocconi University (Italy), in Management Science at Solvay Business School (Belgium), Irene thoroughly enjoys the complexities of multidisciplinary and transdisciplinary projects. Ever since her studies, Irene has focused on how to combine efficient business management with artistic expression and social impact. She is co-founder of Antiheroes, a consultancy whose business model is centered on failure supported by BENISI, European Cultural Foundation and Engineers Without Borders. Irene has an extended experience in organizing events (FuckUp Nights Brussels, Living On the Edge) and has experience in the non profit sector, having coordinated the feasibility plan and launch of a cooperative in Salvador de Bahia (Brazil). Irene is currently project manager and researcher at ARTSHARE, where she is in charge of the methodology for exploitation of the combination of ICT and the Arts for stimulating innovation and acceptance in several H2020 projects.