Paola Fantini is currently Research Coordinator at Politecnico di Milano, Department of Economics, Management and Industrial Engineering. Her research and innovation area is sustainability, and more specifically social sustainable and human centered manufacturing.
With the university foundation, Fondazione Politecnico di Milano, she is actually leading
the development of a novel social sustainability concept for Factories of the Future within the SO SMART CSA project, funded by the EC under the FP7 FoF framework. She is also involved in the MAN-MADE “MANufacturing through ergonoMic and safe Anthropocentric aDaptive workplacEs for context aware factories in EUROPE” project.
Her interests spans over Societal & Economic relations, Business Modelling and Value Networking, Sustainable Manufacturing, Business Process and Services Management, Innovation Management, Performance Assessment. She has developed research activities for several FP7 and FP6 funded projects. Having previous experiences as a General Manager in SMEs, consultant, lecturer at university, she combines her analytical skills with a sound concrete management background. Paola Fantini received the master degree in Industrial Technologies Engineering magna cum laude in 1986.
Web site: http://www.dig.polimi.it/