Projets de recherche



Current Projects



"Musical Metaverse: an inclusive Extended Reality platform for networked musical interactions"

2023-2025, 2-year grant of the Italian Ministry for University and Research. Role: principal investigator

The consortium partners are: University of Trento, Polytechnic University of Turin, Conservaotory of Music of L'Aquila, SAE Institute Milano.

The project has been ranked first among 287 other applications.


Musical Metaverse





Past Projects


Extension project:

"Next generation of augmented reality tourism: enhancing cultural heritage preservation"

2020-2022, 2-year grant of European Space Agency ARTES IAP 5G for L’ART Cultural Heritage. Role: principal investigator




Longjam project:

"Longjam: a smart box for remote music playing"

2019, 1-year Innovation grant from EIT Digital - European Institute of Technology. Role: principal investigator




IoMUT project:

"Towards the Internet of Musical Things - An ecosystem of interoperable devices connecting performers and audiences"

2017-2019, Marie-Curie Individual Fellowship. Role: principal investigator

This project is supported by Marie-Skłodowska-Curie Individual fellowship of European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, under grant agreement No 749561.





"Augmentation of Traditional Italian Instruments Project"

2014-2017. C.M. Lerici Grant. Role: principal investigator

This research project is supported by the Fondazione C.M. Lerici. It consists of the technological augmentation (by means of Wireless Sensors Networks) of three musical instruments of the Italian tradition: the ghironda (hurdy-gurdy), the zampogna bagpipe, and the chitarra battente guitar. In particular, the research on the augmentation of the hurdy-gurdy was part of my master degree project in Electronic Music at the Royal College of Music of Stockholm.


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Hyper Zampogna







AHWS Project:

"Audio-haptic walking simulations for virtual reality, entertainment and rehabilitation applications"

2013-2016. Danish Research Council. Role: principal investigator

This research project is supported by the Danish Council for Independent Research | Technology and Production Sciences (FTP), grant no. 12-131985.





"Natural Interactive Walking Project"

2011-2013, European project. Role: key researcher



This research project was funded by the European Community's Seventh Framework Programme under FET-Open grant agreement 222107 NIW - Natural Interactive Walking

Walking with the senses. Perceptual techniques for walking in simulated environments. Federico Fontana, Yon Visell (Eds.) ISBN 978-3-8325-2967-3





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