Young Italian entrepreneur chooses additive manufacturing to boost circular economy

Young Italian entrepreneur chooses additive manufacturing to boost circular economy

In the following report, GYV contributor Sara Livio of Italy met with Davide Gamba, a young entrepreneur who, through the sustainable business model of his startup “Ciano Shapes,” is applying eco-friendly measures in the field of design. 

The interview sheds light on a process that allows Gamba to produce a specific object (i.e. sunglasses) that requires a high degree of customization by using less material and producing less waste than in the standard method of production.

The process, giving the opportunity to decide the quantity of production on the basis of request, allows enterprises to save energy and money, making it easier for them to invest in resource and technological development.  

Alongside his entrepreneurial activity, Gamba is engaged at the academic level as a university professor at Politecnico Di Milano. Thanks to his knowledge and international background, he also spoke about the importance of raising awareness about sustainable methods of production among students to form the next generations of entrepreneurs and rethink the future of production.

Video editor: Andrea Carsana/GYV
Cover cartoon credit: Sergio Algeri/GYV

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