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Hublab outlines visions and strategies
Hublab provides strategic consultancy for innovation. It supports institutions, companies, communities, foundations and professionals in project development and corporate positioning, through all phases of implementation.


Hublab builds laboratories for knowledge transfer
Hublab develops customised solutions and interventions with clients. Each strategy represents a micro or macro ad hoc model driving each project contents and using collaborative methods and meaning laboratories that offer solutions to be quickly implemented and, in many cases, to be quickly scalable.


Hublab crosses technology and social innovation
Hublab tracks future market trends through studies and innovation best practices that incorporate key elements of technology transfer and social innovation.


Hublab compares today’s and tomorrow’s possibilities
Hublab constantly updates management and decisions on medium and long term scenarios evolution. It identifies areas in which operate to gain competitiveness and generate consensus.


Hublab leads projects from conception, through development and delivery
Hublab acts as an engine of competitiveness, development and leadership. It integrates innovation with corporate tradition in structured or static companies. Hublab facilitates the generational transition, by simplifying the use of new technologies and increasing the ‘overall efficiency of the available tools.


Hublab conveys knowledge migration and integration
Hublab supports, compares and correlates private companies and public institutions integrating innovation and working optimization within their system. It identifies strengths and possibilities of change. It develops new models and increases new models and business opportunities.


Hublab offers multidisciplinary tools to meet clients’ needs using a tested network of professionals and ad hoc collaborations.

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Cristina Martellosio

She comes from the planning/ evaluation and market/ social research field. Today, she cooperates with Sociopratiche, a social and cultural lab founded in 2010 together with Roberta Ribero. Cristina is in charge of the strategic project and planning, of experimental actions for public and private institutions. She is also the founding partner of WEMAKE, contributing to the circulation of an open culture, creating cooperative laboratories through non-standard educational activities, innovative social and eco-sustainable actions. She cooperates with Hublab since its very beginning.

Nicolò Ornaghi

Nicolò Ornaghi (1989), architect. He studied at the Politecnico of Milan and at the AHO (The Oslo School for Architecture and Design). Among his former working experiences, it is worth mentioning MAP (Mutti&Architetti Partners), AOUMM (Argot ou La Maison Mobile), Laboratorio Permanente and Salottobuono in Milan, Spacegroup in Oslo, and Christ & Gantenbein in Basel. He’s part of Hublab since 2013.

Paolo Rigamonti

Architect, he lives and works in Milan, the city where he was born in 1963. Founder of Limiteazero, interaction and exhibition design studio, whose projects have been exhibited in many important events both in Italy and abroad. He teaches “design scenarios and new technologies” at the Politecnico of Milan, and “data visualization” at NABA Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti di Milano. He has been cooperating with Hublab for several years, in team with Alessandro Capozzo.


Nicola Zanardi

He has worked in Pirella Göttsche and in J.W. Thompson and as copywriter then and as Creative Director. In 1994 he founded his own communication agency XYZ, which in 2000 was taken over by the technological group Reply. Among his clients, both as creative as strategic coordinator, worth to mention ATAC Trasporti (Rome Transit Company), Comune di Roma, Grandi Stazioni (Train Station Management Company) Ferrovie dello Stato (Railway Company), Saipem (Engineering & Construction/Drilling Company), Snam (Gas company), Sviluppo Italia, Ministero delle Comunicazioni (Italian Communication Ministry). He has taught Strategic Communication at the University of Siena, and today he teaches Communication at Bicocca University of Milan. He has written and still cooperates with Corriere della Sera. He has been the chief editor of Equilibri, the magazine on sustainable development by il Mulino –Fondazione Enrico Mattei.