Sauro Vicini

Health Manager
@ Clust-ER

Sauro Vicini is the Cluster Manager of the Health Cluster of the Emilia-Romagna Region in Italy since 2018. He’s a computer scientist with a Master in Technology & Innovation Management held at the Business School of the Bologna University. From 2006 to 2017 he worked in the top ranked research centre in healthcare in Italy: the San Raffaele Hospital of Milan, working on topics such as IoT, Digital Health, cloud computing, robotics, privacy and data security, wearable sensors and personal health systems for well-being and disease prevention. In 2012 he founded the “City of the Future Living Lab”: the living lab for experimenting user-driven Open Innovation inside the San Raffaele Hospital. From 2014 to 2016 he has been member of the Executive Board of the Cluster Foundation “Technologies for Smart Cities and Communities”, a private foundation based in Milan and promoted by the Lombardia Region for the development of its regional Smart Specialization Strategy. He conducted research activities, collaborating on numerous European Projects (Horizon 2020, FP7, FP6), in several ICT/Health sectors: Artificial Intelligence, Smart Cities, Internet of Things, Wearable Sensors, Cloud Computing and Big Data, Data Security, User-driven Open Innovation, Living Lab Methodologies, privacy-by-design technologies, ontologies and semantic engines.