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Marzia Mortati

Assistant Professor in Design, Politecnico di Milano

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  • Location: Department of Design, Politecnico di Milano via Durando, 38/A 20158, Italy
  • Phone: +39 02 2399 5862


Dr Marzia Mortati is Assistant Professor in Design at Politecnico di Milano. She researches mainly on the relationship between Design and Innovation, looking in particular at the value of design for private and public sector, which means the contribution of design in the innovation process, Design for Policy and Policy for Design, social and systemic innovation methods and approaches. She teaches Design Innovation, Meta Design, Strategic and Service design, mainly working with international and multi-cultural groups. 

Marzia is involved in international research projects concerning Design and Innovation, Design Policies, Social Innovation, and in European networks (e.g. MEDes - Master of European Design) to promote the value of design in innovation. For Design for Europe, Marizia and her team create the content for Design for Policy.

Since 2007 Marzia has been in the faculty of the Master Degree in Product/Service Systems Design at Politecnico di Milano.