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Seed was born from three friends and colleagues – Luca, Isabella and Matteo – who wished to put together their expertise and the skills they developed along different paths in order to do something challenging and useful.

Now it has grown into a non profit enterprise involved in many projects, and with more people to support it.

Seed’s team

Chiara Bramani


Chiara Bramani got her degree in Science of the Communication in 2003 with the specialization in business and institutional communication at the Università della Svizzera italiana of Lugano, Switzerland. In the field of educational technology she worked at the Politecnico di Milano for 5 years,...

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Francesca Martinelli

Francesca Martinelli

After several artistic studies and the degree in Communication Sciences in 2010 from the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI), Francesca worked in the field of NGO and public administration in Paris and Lugano. Today she organises courses in a ricreative center in Lugano and she...

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Isabella Rega


Isabella Rega holds a Ph.D. in Communication Sciences with a thesis on the role of tele-centers in socio-economic development. She also completed an executive master in Intercultural Communication from the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI). She is currently Senior Lecturer in Digital Literacies and Education at...

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Luca Chiesa


Luca Chiesa holds a Swiss federal vocational Diploma in bookkeeping. He worked several years for Raiffeisen Bank before leaving to Kenya to take part to an international cooperation project as a volunteer. He is currently participating to financial education projects. luca.chiesa AT

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Maddalena Fiordelli


Maddalena Fiordelli holds a PhD in Communication Science from the Università della Svizzera italiana of Lugano, Switzerland. After the doctoral studies, she has worked several years as lecturer at the Bachelor and Master level, and as researcher in health communication projects with local, national and...

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Matteo Jurina


Born in Vimercate near Milano in 1979, Matteo Jurina holds degree in Informatics at the Università degli Studi di Milano. He works as a freelance in the field of Informatics Hardware Software since 2000. Since 2006 to 2009 Matteo Jurina is the director of an...

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Yeelen Kamanda


After a Bachelor in psychology, Yeelen is pursuing a Master in “Science in Learning and Teaching Technologies” at the University of Geneva. Today is engaged in writing his Master’s thesis on the use of 3D printer like a tool for geometry learning in a primary school...

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All strategic and financial decisions, included those about re-investment, are made in cooperation with its committee, which is composed by volunteers. Seed's committee is currently composed by:
:: Luca Botturi (president)
:: Claudio Naiaretti
:: Mimi Lepori Bonetti
:: Lorenzo Cantoni
:: Renato Ricciardi
Accounts revision is made by Stefano Grisanti.

Lorenzo Cantoni


Lorenzo Cantoni graduated in Philosophy and holds a PhD in Education and Linguistics. He is full professor at the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI Lugano, Switzerland), Faculty of Communication Sciences, where he is director of the Institute for Communication Technologies. Lorenzo Cantoni is scientific director...

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Luca Botturi


Luca Botturi holds a Ph.D in Communication Sciences from the Università della Svizzera italiana. He worked as researcher, trainer and instructional and e-learning designer in Switzerland, Canada, Spain, Italy and the USA. Luca is currently responsible for research at the teacher training university in Locarno...

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