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F. Toso (Francesca)

Assistant Professor

About Me

Francesca Toso is Assistant Professor in Stakeholders engagement and Co-Design at the Faculty of Engineering Technology of the University of Twente.

Formed as industrial designer, she specialized in technologies for healthcare, designing and evaluating products in real-life environment by engaging different stakeholders in the process. 

She built her research profile with study and research experiences at Iuav University of Venice, Bauhaus-Universit├Ąt Weimar, ITRI - Industrial Technology Research Institute and Eindhoven University of Technology.

She has been working as local project manager on different European project involving international and multidisciplinary consortiums, such as Interreg IT-AT AGEDESIGN, Interreg NWE Certification-D and MSC-DN HOMEDEM.

In parallel of the research activity, she engaged on teaching activities at Iuav University of Venice, San Raffaele Telematic University and Eindhoven University of Technology.

With a strong attitude for transdisciplinary research, her research interests space between embodied interaction for vulnerable people, personalized care and inclusivity (in terms of gender, culture, neurodiversity and invisible disabilities).

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University of Twente
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Horst Complex (building no. 20), room W235
De Horst 2
7522LW  Enschede
The Netherlands

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University of Twente
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Horst Complex  W235
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands

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