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Theme: Make it possible

This event occurred on
May 6, 2016
2:30pm - 6:30pm CEST
(UTC +2hrs)
Novara, Novara

What is the difference between a good idea, a good story and the real "life"?
Simple: make them possible, make sure that things really happen!
In this TEDxNovara we will hear, from the voice of someone who has faced a challenge and has turned an idea into reality, what kind of paths, emotions, synapses and wonders accompany the journey of audacious.

Corso Felice Cavallotti, 25
Novara, Novara, 28100
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Bruno D'Amicis

Wildlife photographer
Biologist and professional nature photographer since 2004. He often travels and works abroad, but he always returns to his first love: the Abruzzi Apennines. His images have been published and exhibited worldwide, and have earned him several awards at major competitions, including the World Press Photo and the Wildlife Photographer of the Year. Author of four books, of which the most recent is "Time of Wolves.” Among his many ongoing projects, “L’Altro Versante”, a collective multimedia project documenting the most pristine and spectacular Italian landscapes.

Filippo Renò

CEO of Epinova Biotech and Associate Professor of Human Anatomy
Co-founder and CEO of Epinova Biotech Ltd., he is an associate professor of Human Anatomy at the School of Medicine of the University of Eastern Piedmont. After wandering for several Italian and foreign universities has arrived in Novara, where he worked in tissue engineering and implantable materials research field for more than fifteen years. In 2012 he created the "Innovative research laboratory for wound healing". He likes to do innovative research, patenting, win prizes, running and cycling.

Giulio Guadalupi

Lean Management and Innovation
Giulio has always been working in the family business, world leader company in the spilling of wine and beer. He is passionate about mountain sports, member of the Intelligent Factory cluster, and he deals with Lean Management and Innovation.

Giuseppe Pozzi

Giuseppe Pozzi is the architect of his own life, he devoted his life to finding the balance between passion and rationality, in the search for the meaning of life and the essence of happiness.

Manzella Quartet

Ecological music from garbage
Manzella Quartet offers a musical repertoire "eco-friendly": playing instruments created by giving a second life to everyday objects or waste, found in basements, attics, landfills.

Marco Migliavacca

Juggler. Clown. Actor
He met with the circus for the first time as a child ... and it was love at first sight: the circus then became his game, his pastime. Only 18 years decided that he would become his work.

Mirko Balducci

Near future designer
Mirko Balducci is a communication designer interested on the connection among society, technology and media. He explores how they influence each other, working on Identities, Education and Processes design. Mirko Balducci is a co-founder of Nefula, the first italian studio based on the Near Future Design methodology.

Paolo Cremonini

Hauling, heavy lifting and hoisting activities and complex activities of project logistics
Mechanical engineer with long experience in the construction world, he is now Chief Operating Officer and Group Director of Fagioli Group, for which he physically leds the recovery operations of the Costa Concordia.

Organizing team


Novara, Italy
  • Matteo Mocchi
    Team member