Matteo is Business Creation Manager at EIT Health Germany. Prior to joining EIT Health Germany, he founded the startup Noc (which was awarded the European Youth Award in 2015 in the category Connecting Cultures) and worked as business development manager in an international startup company in the scale-up phase.
Most recently he managed the Venture Academy Programm, an acceleration program for startups offered by the Centre for Innovation Leiden University; whilst simultaneously running his own company Rose. He is well-connected to the startup and investor ecosystem in Europe and abroad (e.g., Amsterdam, Milan, Barcelona, Tel Aviv, Madrid, Lisbon, Vienna and Paris). Matteo holds a BSc in Political Science at Università degli Studi di Milano and an MSc in Public Administration with a focus on market regulation and innovation policy, and in 2016 he started the first Italian chapter of the Awesome Foundation (Milan).