Puglia@Service is a project co-funded by the Italian Ministry of University and Resource as a part of the R&D Piano Operativo Nazionale 2007/2013. The project aims to perform a structural change in Puglia Region, focused on innovation and on advanced tertiary and “Knowledge Intensive Services” (KIS) development. In particular, KIS are considered as a key factor in regeneration process that will come after economic crisis thanks to their positive impact.


The project includes a research team and “Activating Puglia@Service”.

Puglia@Service research team

focused on achieving a methodological and technical infrastructure to support definition, development and management of Knowledge Intensice Services;

Activating Puglia@Service

It is a training project oriented to create a new job profile, “Innovator/Entrepreneur Engineer”, and designed for 15 young post-graduated students with background in sciences, economics and technology. Following the Project, the Innovator/Entrepreneur Engineers will lead a start-up focused on service engineering and based on Living Lab results.

Puglia@Service Team

Giulia Antonucci

Economist

Mario Barile

Communication&Marketing

Valentina Biondi

Economist

Umberto Cataldo

Economist

Bruno Centrone

Engineer

Carlo De Sanctis

Engineer

Fabiana De Santis

Engineer

Patrizia Lecci

Economist

Rosaria Lovecchio

Economist

Valentino Moretto

Engineer

Daniele Papadia

Engineer

Mariagrazia Rodano

Engineer

Tecla Romano

Engineer

Maria Grazia Rosa

Economist

Francesco Simone

Engineer