VIEWPOINT 2020: Anna Fontanelli, CEO and Founder, Monozukuri s.p.A

Monozukuri I/O optimization #technology – led by Founder & CEO Anna Fontanelli, heads into 2020 to develop fully optimized 2.5/3D solutions for high performance applications.

EFECS 2019

19th – 21st of November 2019 – Helsinki

Monozukuri – represented by Anna Fontanelli and Maura Saltimbanco – joined the third edition of #EFECS – European Forum for Electronic Components and Systems – to present #H2020 HIPER Project and future Project idea: HIPPOS4.0!


28th of June 2019 – Milan

HOW TO PITCH – THE INTERVIEWS IN BRUSSELS – Anna Fontanelli, Founder & CEO of Monozukuri – spoke about the success of the HIPER Project. The event, organized by APRE (NCP) on behalf of European Commission and MIUR, supports researchers, firms and innovators developing high-risk, breakthrough innovations with the potential to create new markets and boost jobs, growth and prosperity in Europe.

Enhanced EIC Accelerator pilot

27th of June 2019 – Milan

Monozukuri – represented by Maura Saltimbanco – attended the event: “Enhanced EIC Accelerator pilot”, organized by APRE (NCP). An opportunity to promote European women entrepreneurs’ activities with bright ideas and ambition to scale up international. Among them also Anna Fontanelli – Founder & CEO, interviewed by EMPOWA.

EEN National Meeting

17th of May 2019 – Rome

National meeting of the EEN Enterprise Europe Network Italy in which Monozukuri, represented by Maura Saltimbanco EU Project Manager, explained the importance of their collaboration and support for HIPER project.


15 of May 2019 – Paris

Monozukuri has been selected to join the event organized by the EIC and Euronext. The “Financing Journey” – a great opportunity to connect with one of the largest exchange networks in the world, with access to a global pool of institutional investors. 

DATE 2019

25th -29th of March 2019 – Florence

From 25 to 29 of March was held the DATE 2019 – the top scientific event in Design, Automation, and Test of microelectronics and embedded systems for the academic and industrial research communities worldwide.

Pan Pacific Microelectronics Symposium

11-14 February 2019 – Hawaii

The Pan Pacific Microelectronics Symposium, one of the most significant conferences dedicated to the microelectronic sector, where speakers from all over the world took stock of the state of the art of electronic circuits (microchips) and related system integration technologies (Advanced Packaging), presenting their research in the field of microelectronic technologies. Great opportunity for Monozukuri, represented by Anna Fontanelli - invited to speak at February 12th on the topic: I / O Planning and Cross-Hierarchical Optimization for Advanced Electronic - " Systems 4.0 ". The Pan Pacific Microelectronics Symposium is an important forum for networking between microelectronics professionals and business leaders around the world. Exchanges of ideas and meetings also favored by the choice of location: the Pacific - strategic point that will connect companies and universities from Japan and Silicon Valley.

Business to investors

22nd of November 2018 – Milan

Lombardy Region – DG Research, Innovation, University, Export and Internationalization and Finlombarda S.p.A., within the Enterprise Europe Network, organized the second edition of the “Business to Investors” event, dedicated to SMEs and innovative startups which have a significant potential to grow at international level. The event is also aimed at SMEs that have been funded or have received a Seal of Excellence by the European Commission for a project presented on the SME Instrument – Horizon 2020. The main objective was to support the growth of companies, facilitating their access to risk and debt capital to finance investments in innovation and internationalization. During the event Monozukuri had the opportunity to meet investors: Venture Capital, potential partners.


20th of November 2018 – Rome

The event, held in Rome, was promoted by Enterprise Europe Network Italia with Principia SGR, Medio Credito Italiano, Innova Venture and CHICO. Anna Fontanelli – Founder & CEO – and Maura Saltimbanco – EU Project Manager – joined the round tables and the meetings’ session with the stakeholders. Mrs. Anna Fontanelli partecipated in the pitch session in order to explain better Monozukuri and HIPER Project to all the stakeholders.