Journalist, communication expert and senior project manager for cooperation & innovation international initiatives addressing SMEs competitiveness enabling factors. She works for more than a decade in the innovation ecosystem of Friuli Venezia Giulia and Alpe Adria cross border region. International networking, EU funded projects design and timewise project implementation represent her strengths. Impact measurement strategies are her new professional obsession. Francesca is leading the EU projects unit at Friuli Innovazione since 2016.