Professor Vincenzo Nicolò is a freelance advisor in the areas of Management of R&D, Technological Development, Supply Chain Management and Manufacturing. His advice has been sought by diverse industrial and governmental organisations throughout Europe.
Vincenzo has a long background in industry. He was Group Innovation Director at Mandelli S.p.a. (machine tool sector), Managing Director and CEO at Innovare S.p.A., (a technology transfer company belonging to Banco di Napoli), responsible for Manufacturing Innovation at Fiat Auto and Director of Planning at Fiat Research Centre, where he had previously held the position of Head of Technology Department and was responsible for Productive System Research.
Vincenzo qualified as Associated Professor of Mechanical Technologies (1987), was one of the founders of the Italian Robotics Society (SIRI) becoming its first Secretary General (1975). He is currently Chairman of the Technical Board of UCIMU, the Italian association of Machine Tool builders and a fellow of Intentac Entrepreunership Academy.