Ecodomus has appointed as its new Cluster Manager Arch. PhD Federica Fernandez.
The appointment of Dr Fernandez is crucial in the broader framework of actions that will reinvigorate the Consortium activities, and the District actions outlined in the District Development Pact of Ecodomus, which are recognized by Decree no. 1289/2020 of the Sicily Regional Department for Productive Activities (Assessorato delle Attività Produttive).
The new Cluster Manager will be responsible, in particular, to identify, promote and develop all the projecting activities, at national, European and international level, with specific regard to the topics of R&D in sustainable construction: among others, eco-innovation of product and process, integration of the principles of the circular economy in construction, industrial symbiosis. More in general, she will have the broader task of identifying and carrying out all the actions necessary for the growth and development of the Cluster.
She currently also hold the position of Deputy Director at I.E.ME.S.T. Euro-Mediterranean Institute for Science and Technology and Director of the Department Nanotechnologies and Innovative Materials, and of Innovation Expert and Expert Evaluator EASME for the European Commission, External Evaluator POR of the Sicily Regional Department for Productive Activities (Assessorato delle Attività Produttive), and Scientific Expert for MIUR REPRISE (Competitive industrial research and social development).