Riccardo Ricci

Riccardo Ricci

Riccardo Ricci is Ph.D. Student in Management, Production and Design at the Department of Management and Production Engineering (DIGEP) of Politecnico di Torino. He holds a B.Sc. in Management Engineering from University of Bologna and a M.Sc. from Politecnico di Torino.

His research activity covers topics related to the relationship among Industry 4.0 and lean production especially in SMEs. In particular, the PhD thesis will investigate if and how lean production can explain the adoption and implementation of Industry 4.0. He also wrote articles related to the role of universities to foster innovation in local ecosystems through knowledge and technology transfer and entrepreneurship education.

Previous work experiences include consulting activities in the ICT department of CNH Industrial, in the automotive industry.

Selected publications

  • COLOMBELLI, A., D’AMICO, E., PAOLUCCI, E., RICCI, R., (2018), “Attività e modelli universitari di trasferimento tecnologico”, Economia e Società Regionale, 3, 10-27, Franco Angeli, 10.3280/ES2018-003002

Conference proceedings

  • RICCI, R., COLOMBELLI, A., PAOLUCCI, E., (2018), “Activities and models of university technology transfer”, in Proceedings of the 25th EurOMA Conference, Budapest, (HU), 24-26 June 2018

Working papers

  • COLOMBELLI, A., DE MARCO, A., PAOLUCCI, E., RICCI, R., SCELLATO, G., (2018), “The impact of university technology transfer on regional specialization: the case of Turin”
  • RICCI, R., COLOMBELLI, A., PAOLUCCI, E., (2018), “Entrepreneurial activities and models of advanced European science and technology universities”


Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center (EIC)
Department of Management and Production Engineering (DIGEP)
Politecnico di Torino

C.so Duca degli Abruzzi, 24
10129 Torino (TO)