How will we live in the future? USI hosts the Vernissage Technology Outlook


Institutional Communication Service

22 September 2023

How will we live in the future? Every two years, the Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences (SATW) produces the Technology Outlook, a document that compiles research findings on future-oriented technologies that will be relevant in the coming years on a national and international level. A total of 183 experts contributed to the new Technology Outlook, which describes more than 30 technologies with around 20 presentations. The Technology Outlook will be presented in Southern Switzerland on Thursday, 16 November from 6 pm to 9 pm. The event will be held in the multipurpose hall at East Campus Lugano and is open to the public.

Experts from science and industry will present future technologies and ideas at the free "Technology Outlook Vernissage" event. Registration is required on this website.

The new edition of the Technology Outlook is available as a preview at



5:30 pm Opening of the doors

6 pm Welcome by Manuela Ingletto-Panzeri SATW, Gian-Luca Bona SATW, Monica Duca Widmer SATW

6:10 pm Presentation of the Technology Outlook 2023 with Esther Lombardini SATW

6:25 pm Lectures by Technology Outlook experts:
"L'evoluzione tecnologica al servizio della medicina personalizzata". Samantha Paoletti (CSEM Landquart)
'Musica per la biologia: controllare l'organizzazione di cellule e tessuti con il suono'. Tiziano Serra (mimiX Biotherapeutics Davos)
"Cellule e biomateriali: la medicina del futuro è già qui, oggi?". Giuseppe Perale (IBI SA Mezzovico)

7:15 pm Debate with Samantha Paoletti (CSEM), Tiziano Serra (mimiX), Giuseppe Perale (IBI), Monica Duca Widmer (SATW + USI), Emanuele Carpanzano (SUPSI), Luca Gambardella (USI).
Moderation: Giovanni Pellegri, USI/L'Ideatorio

8 pm Closing remarks: Gian-Luca Bona SATW. Networking Apéro