Full professor in Enterprise funding at the Department of Economics of University of Perugia. He is delegate of the University’s rector for the Technology Transfer activity. He has ten years of experience in innovation and incubation of start-ups and spin-off companies coming from breakthrough research. He is member of the directors board of PNICube, Association of the Incubators and of the Italian Academic Business Plan Competitions, of which he was previously President and Vice-President. He is author of more than 30 scientific publications on finance, bank and marketing.