Anna Meroni

Architect, PhD in Design. Associate Professor of Design at Politecnico di Milano, Department of Design, Milan, Italy.

Her research focus is on service and strategic design for sustainability to foster social innovation, participation, and local development.

She is the head of the international master of science program in Product Service System Design and coordinator of the POLIMI-DESIS Lab, the Milan based research laboratory of the DESIS-Design for Social Innovation and Sustainability Network, which she has served as international coordinator from 2014 to 2016.

Anna is on the board of the PhD program in Design, principal investigator of national and international research projects, chair of conferences, author of several publications, and visiting lecturer in international universities.

She has developed a specific expertise in fields such as food and housing, but she works more transversally on new entrepreneurship, public services and responsible research and innovation.

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