Roberto Della Marina is the co-founder and Managing Partner of Venture Factory srl, and sits in the Board of ToothPic. Previously he has been Head of AlAdInn Ventures Fund of Friulia Veneto Sviluppo SGR SpA as well as Deputy Chairman of AREA Science Park – an Italian National Research body – and of Innovation Factory, its first mile company incubator. After one decade of experience in Switzerland where he managed several Business, in 2003 he accepted the position of VP Business Development and Director of Technology Innovation of Olivetti I-Jet SpA (Ivrea, TO). In 2007 he became General Manager of the Cluster in Molecular Biomedicine of Friuli-Venezia Giulia, a public-private initiative focused on linking together research centers, companies, institutions and financing bodies in the field of personalized medicine. He holds a Laurea cum laude in Physics from the University of Trieste and a Ph.D. in Physics from ETH Zürich (CH). In 2015 has been awarded with the AIFI-EY “Claudio Dematté Award – Private Equity of the Year” in the category Early-Stage for the Vivabiocell exit. He serves as Board Member in several companies and foundations.