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Jesse Marsh is an American who moved to Milan in the mid-‘70s to work as an industrial designer, apprenticing in the offices of Marco Zanuso. In fifteen years of professional activity, he confronted a wide range of technologies, processes and product sector, from chairs to artificial lungs.
In the late ‘80s he was drawn to information technologies, participating in R&D projects financed by the European Union . First in Milan and since 1995 in Palermo, he first worked with learning technologies, telework and e-commerce and then in projects and policy work on the information society and sustainable development, cultural diversity, democratic participation, social innovation, and business model innovation. He also works with local and regional authorities in Territorial Cooperation projects and programming initiatives, linking his research on innovation with cultural heritage, local development, innovation policy, and Smart Specialisation, .

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Maria Adele Cipolla worked as a theatrical costume designer for over twenty-five years, also teaching drawing, costume production and history of fashion. Starting in the year 2000, her interest broadened to include the role of information technologies in theatre and fashion and for the renewal of traditional crafts and professions in general. In addition, she has participated in local Atelier initiatives building social networks and democratic participation. Since 2004, she has been developing a library of historical fashion patterns using an innovative software platform; from that platform she has developed the Arteinscena web service for custom-tailored costume patterns. More recently, she has developed a range of web services for fashion and costume design and is applying these expeiences towards building a network of innovation labs in the textile and clothing sector.

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