Since 1992 he is General Director of ASTER S. Cons. p. A., the Consortium for innovation and technology transfer of Emilia-Romagna.
On November 2016, elected President of the Italian National Technology Agrifood Cluster CL.A.N.
Since December 2016, Councillor for the Industrial and Innovative Policies for the Ministry for Territorial Cohesion and the South.
Since May 2013, Councillor for the Industrial and Innovative Policies for the Cabinet of the Ministry of Economic Development. From 2008 to 2010, Member of the Panel of Experts of Industrial Policy on the same Ministry. He also provides expertise to the development of the working table on Pharmaceutical and to the coordination of its working groups. Since January 2014, Deputy President of Ecolabel Ecoaudit Committee of the Ministry of Environment and President of EMAS Section.
Since February 2015 Referent for Enterprise Europe Network Italy for relations with national Institutions. From 2011 to 2014, Official spokesman of SAG - Steering Advisory Group (Italy) at Enterprise Europe Network and, since 2009, appointed as the Italian representative for the year 2010 within the SAG of the Enterprise Europe Network.