Christian Spreafico is assistant professor at the University of Bergamo, where he was previously involved as research assistant since 2012. He obtained the PhD in industrial engineering from the University of Padova in 2017 and the MSc in mechanical engineering from the University of Bergamo in 2012. His main research interest is to mix eco-design with eco-assessment, systematic innovation and patent analysis. His research is carried out in collaboration with various companies of different fields. He is author of almost 50 scientific publications, between articles, conference papers and book chapters and inventor of 6 patents.