The Association of Italian Researchers in Japan (AIRJ) is a registered non-profit that organizes cultural activities and supports researchers with networking events and professional development resources. airj.info
Quantika is a consulting hub of academia-embedded deep-tech experts with hands-on experience in technology transfer. Quantika engages with international research centers to increase spinoff creation and provides startup sourcing and technical due-diligence services to venture investors. quantika.co
I have been an early investor and/or technical advisor for tech and deep-tech startups, including Agricola Moderna (agritech, vertical farming), Aspire (fintech, YC W18), Lifepal (insurtech), Pasqal (quantum computing), and a legal tech startup.