Sergio Terzi

Sergio Terzi

Politecnico di Milano

H-index: 40

Europe-Italy

About Sergio Terzi

Sergio Terzi, With an exceptional h-index of 40 and a recent h-index of 36 (since 2020), a distinguished researcher at Politecnico di Milano, specializes in the field of product lifecycle management.

His recent articles reflect a diverse array of research interests and contributions to the field:

Circular supply chains theoretical gaps and practical barriers: A model to support approaching firms in the era of industry 4.0

Digital Innovation Hubs and portfolio of their services across European economies

Innovative Intelligent Industrial Production and Logistics

Development and implementation of a roadmapping methodology to foster twin transition at manufacturing plant level

Toward a technology roadmapping methodology to enhance sustainable and digital transition in manufacturing

Circular Economy and Sustainable Business Performance Management

Towards Circular Systems: The Role of Digital Servitization in an Italian Extended Partnership

Factory in space–shaping the scenario

Sergio Terzi Information

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Politecnico di Milano

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7422

Citations(since 2020)

5302

Cited By

3566

hIndex(all)

40

hIndex(since 2020)

36

i10Index(all)

96

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70

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Politecnico di Milano

Sergio Terzi Skills & Research Interests

product lifecycle management

Top articles of Sergio Terzi

Circular supply chains theoretical gaps and practical barriers: A model to support approaching firms in the era of industry 4.0

Authors

Emilia Taddei,Claudio Sassanelli,Paolo Rosa,Sergio Terzi

Journal

Computers & Industrial Engineering

Published Date

2024/4/1

Unlike linear supply chains, Circular Supply Chains (CSCs) require return flows able to capture additional value and involving different stakeholders. The successful interaction of Circular Economy and Industry 4.0 (I4.0) towards a circular, efficient, and competitive transition of current supply chains is unveiled by both current state of theory and practice. Notwithstanding literature’s multiple attempts to flank supply chains in this complex shift, the several theoretical frameworks proposed by academics are still not fully capable of bridging linear supply chains to their transitions towards circularity due to a lack of systemic, company-specific, and practical approaches. In addition, practical impediments, risks and treats hindering CSCs development are still under-investigated and, therefore, further research is required in this domain. To address these gaps, this paper aims to develop and propose a model able to support …

Digital Innovation Hubs and portfolio of their services across European economies

Authors

Nataliia Gavkalova,Bartłomiej Gładysz,Walter Quadrini,Claudio Sassanelli,Fredrik Asplund,Muhammad Rusyadi Ramli,Peter Detzner,Jane Deville,Miroslav Dragic,Tim Van Erp,Amalia Georgescu,Liz Price,Galina Robertsone,Sergio Terzi

Journal

Oeconomia Copernicana

Published Date

2024

Methods: Data on 38 economies was collected from the S3 platform (on both existing and in preparation DIHs) and further verified by native speaking researchers using manual web scrapping of websites of DIHs identified from S3. To find potential similarities of digital ecosystems in different economies as emanated by the existence of DIHs, clusterization (Ward’s method and Euclidean distances) was applied according to the services offered. Economies were clustered according to the number of DIHs and the spread of DIHs intensity in different cities. The results were further analyzed according to the scope of the provided services.Findings & value added: The applied clustering classified European economies in four different sets, according to the types of services offered by the DIHs. These sets are expression of the different digitalization statuses and strategies of the selected economies and, as such, the services a company can benefit from in a specific economy. Potential development-related reasons behind the data-driven clustering are then conjectured and reported, to guide companies and policy makers in their digitalization strategies.

Innovative Intelligent Industrial Production and Logistics

Authors

Sergio Terzi,Kurosh Madani,Oleg Gusikhin,Hervé Panetto

Published Date

2024

This volume contains the proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Innovative Intelligent Industrial Production and Logistics (IN4PL 2023), held in Rome, Italy as a hybrid event, from 15 to 17 November, 2023. IN4PL is sponsored by the Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication (INSTICC). This conference focuses on research and development involving innovative methods, software and hardware, whereby intelligent systems are applied to industrial production and logistics. This is currently related to the concept of Industry 4.0-an expression reflecting the trend towards automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies and processes which include cyber-physical systems, the industrial internet of things, industrial robotics, cloud computing, cognitive computing and artificial intelligence. These technologies can be applied to industrial manufacturing and …

Development and implementation of a roadmapping methodology to foster twin transition at manufacturing plant level

Authors

Marco Spaltini,Sergio Terzi,Marco Taisch

Journal

Computers in Industry

Published Date

2024/1/1

Climate change and resource depletion are reshaping economies, compelling governments, society, and businesses to seek solutions that could meet both economic and environmental needs. Due to their relevance to environmental damage, manufacturers are pushed to achieve a sustainable transition in a relatively short time. In this scenario, Industry 4.0 reportedly act as a facilitator of the processes thus leading to the concept of Twin Transition (TT) or digitally-enabled sustainable transition. However, even if literature is aware of the role that I4.0 plays in enhancing sustainability, companies still face a multitude of barriers that hinder the actual implementation of such transition. This paper aims at proposing a new roadmapping methodology to guide manufacturing companies toward TT and link the strategic goals to operations activities. The methodology originates from both an analysis of the barriers faced by …

Toward a technology roadmapping methodology to enhance sustainable and digital transition in manufacturing

Authors

Marco Spaltini,Federica Acerbi,Anna De Carolis,Sergio Terzi,Marco Taisch

Journal

Production & Manufacturing Research

Published Date

2024/12/31

This paper addresses the problem of integrating sustainability and business issues in manufacturing through the implementation of Industry 4.0 and process management. The objective of this work is to propose a novel methodology to guide companies in benefitting the so-called Twin Transition (digital and sustainable) drivers at the operation level for reaching business and strategic objectives. The proposed methodology results in a unique tool to address both strategic and business objectives and sustainability through practical managerial actions and technological implementations. The roadmapping methodology is divided into five phases that, starting from the definition of corporate objective and strategy, provide a comprehensive, multi-dimensional, cross-functional plan of Industry 4.0 technology implementation and related changes in terms of processes and Information & Communication Technologies (ICT …

Circular Economy and Sustainable Business Performance Management

Authors

Claudio Sassanelli,Sergio Terzi

Published Date

2023/5/25

Today, more than ever, the world needs to be considered as a finite and limited system, characterized by scarce resources and as a place where restocking is not possible in an infinite way. As such, careful resource management needs to be planned and set by the concurrent actions of heterogeneous stakeholders, from policy makers up to academics and industrialists, in order to effectively implement the Circular Economy (CE) paradigm [1] and to be able to pursue sustainability in time. The different resources involved along the extended product lifecycle need to be adequately managed through innovative business models and design practices, coupled with reverse logistics and digital technology adoption. So far, several methods (eg, Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and Life Cycle Costing (LCC), Multi Criteria Decision Methods (MCDM), Material Flow Analysis (MFA), Design for X (DfX)) have been adopted and combined in different ways to measure and assess the circular performance of a system [2]. In addition, indicators able to measure the CE are not directly bonded to the firm’s organizational functions involved in CE assessment [3]. With the aim of starting to fill this gap,[4] conducted a systematic literature review to map them into 23 categories of CE micro-level metrics and compared them to Porter’s Value Chain to detect the metrics’ link with archetypal companies’ organizational functions. Atempting to bridge methods and metrics in a unique methodology for CE performance assessment,[5] proposed a novel methodology, the Circular Economy Performance Assessment (CEPA), mainly based on LCA and LCC and proposing a set of KPIs …

Towards Circular Systems: The Role of Digital Servitization in an Italian Extended Partnership

Authors

Elena Beducci,Federica Acerbi,Anna de Carolis,Sergio Terzi,Marco Taisch

Published Date

2023/11/15

“Made in Italy” products and Italian manufacturing are worldwide recognized for their quality. Nonetheless, businesses and societies are evolving, affected by structural transformations. To maintain their competitive advantage, Italian companies are asked to move towards a transformation aligned with global call for actions addressing critical issues, such as climate change. The transition of manufacturing companies, in particular Small and Medium Enterprises (SME), towards circular economy should be supported by adequate investments. To answer a national call, the Extended Partnership (EP) “Made in Italy Circolare e Sostenibile” was established. The EP aims to provide research and innovation resources to enable circular manufacturing practices in Italian companies, developing best practices to be adopted by SMEs. One of the main themes that the EP is investigating is the one of Product Service Systems …

Factory in space–shaping the scenario

Authors

Farouk Abdulhamid,Brendan P Sullivan,Sergio Terzi

Published Date

2023

Interest in long-term space exploration has continued to gain interest over the past decade. This increasing interest demands a shift in the designing and manufacturing of space equipment. Currently, several space structures depend on many constraints mainly linked to the launch systems, affecting cost, volume, and mass. The factory in space is a concept that proposes the manufacturing & assembly of parts directly in space rather than on Earth. The capability to launch single components of a large structure to build and assemble in space robotically would allow for more flexible missions with onsite repair and recycling capabilities of large space infrastructures, including habitats, giant telescopes, and mission platforms. Factory in space leads to cost reduction due to initial take-off weight decrease and the decline in the dependence on spare parts. This paper employs a narrative literature review to understand the research efforts to integrate manufacturing systems in space exploration. Waste management is recognized as a critical factor in the efforts to achieve the factory-in-space concept. Implementing the 3Rs (Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle) can help manage and reduce space waste. Finally, areas of further research are highlighted to understand further and advance the possibilities of factory-in-space.

When the Learning Lab Embraces Digitalisation: The Development of a Digital Learning Lab for the SMILE Project

Authors

Marco Dautaj,Franco Chiriacò,Sergio Terzi,Margherita Pero,Nizar Abdelkafi,Maira Callupe

Published Date

2023/11/15

The impact COVID-19 generated on people routine linked with the rapid digitalization has led the educational approach to the need of a fundamental shift. In response to these evolving circumstances, SMILE (Smart Manufacturing Innovation, Learning-Labs, and Entrepreneurship) has undertaken a comprehensive initiative in order to move from the traditional learning labs towards digital ones. This digital transformation aims to enhance students’ learning experiences and problem-solving capabilities by leveraging technologies and innovative approaches. Digital Learning Nuggets are central to this paradigm shift, which are small units of interactive and engaging educational content. These nuggets have proven instrumental in augmenting students’ comprehension and retention of subject matter while fostering a more personalized learning journey. Moreover, the integration of MIRO, a collaborative software …

Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Engineering Curricula: Evidences from an International Summer School

Authors

Jovista Qosaj,Donatella Corti,Sergio Terzi

Published Date

2023/9/14

Entrepreneurship has seen a significant growth in recent years as a topic taught within engineering curricula. The growth can be attributed to the continued progress of technology, which drives innovation and economic advancement. Today’s engineers now need to be entrepreneurial in their thinking and actions to effectively contribute to the advancement of technological innovations. The purpose of this paper is to showcase the creation, execution, and assessment of a summer school program dedicated to fostering innovation and entrepreneurship for engineers. The program was designed with the objective of promoting the growth of innovation and entrepreneurial abilities within an international class. Some lessons learnt at the end are derived with a twofold aim: to show the main added values based on this summer school assessment and to identify guidelines to design and deliver similar initiatives.

LCA applied to PSS, main challenges and shared solutions: A literature review

Authors

E Beducci,A de Carolis,M Lavagna,S Terzi,M Taisch

Published Date

2023

LCA applied to PSS, main challenges and shared solutions: A literature review IRIS IRIS Home Sfoglia Macrotipologie & tipologie Autore Titolo Riviste Tipologia Data di pubblicazione IT Italiano Italiano English English LOGIN 1.IRIS 2.Catalogo Pubblicazioni POLIMI 3.04 CONTRIBUTO IN ATTI DI CONVEGNO 4.04.1 Contributo in Atti di convegno LCA applied to PSS, main challenges and shared solutions: A literature review E. Beducci;A. de Carolis;M. Lavagna;S. Terzi;M. Taisch 2023-01-01 Scheda breve Scheda completa Scheda completa (DC) Anno di pubblicazione 2023 Titolo del libro Atti XVII Convegno dell’Associazione Rete Italiana LCA 30 anni di Life Cycle Assessment sviluppi metodologici e applicativi ISBN (International Standard Book Number) 9791221004601 Appare nelle tipologie: 04.1 Contributo in Atti di convegno File in questo prodotto: File Dimensione Formato LCA applied to PSS, main …

Coalescing Circular and Digital Servitization Transitions of Manufacturing Companies: The Circular Economy Digital Innovation Hub

Authors

Claudio Sassanelli,Saman Sarbazvatan,Giorgos Demetriou,Lucie Greyl,Giorgio Mossa,Sergio Terzi

Published Date

2023/9/14

The Circular Economy (CE) paradigm, accelerated within the context of Industry 4.0, has been increasingly applied both inside and outside the manufacturing domain. The set of new capabilities and skills developed through I4.0 need to be augmented and enhanced to conform to the Triple Bottom Line perspective, initially affecting supply chains management and then expanding towards entrepreneurship, business model development, innovation management and societal development. Research shows that there is a significant potential to address the complex challenges towards a more sustainable and resilient society by cross-fertilizing these disciplines through the CE perspective, via provisioning new courses and practical cases. For this reason, the joint CE-I4.0 evolution needs to be grounded on a new set of knowledge and best practices. The CERES project recognizes the need to shift the restricted focus …

History and future of manufacturing

Authors

C Sassanelli,M Taisch,S Terzi

Published Date

2023/1/1

This chapter presents an overview of the manufacturing transformation through the lens of the IT and Industrial revolution waves. Further, we look into each cornerstone of the global trends of manufacturing and attempt to answer how Industry 4.0 evolved and where it will take us next. In addition, this chapter also comprehensively reviews the impact of Industry 4.0 in four main areas of the industrial systems: product, process, business model, and skills requirement. After understanding the implications and trends of manufacturing, we provided several possible scenarios for future manufacturing.

A systematic literature review of changeability in engineering systems along the life cycle

Authors

Brendan P Sullivan,Elias Arias Nava,Monica Rossi,Sergio Terzi

Published Date

2023/12/2

The escalating dynamism of external pressures and the persistent demand from stakeholders for systems to maintain value amidst continuous change necessitates a re-evaluation of how system value is delivered. This literature review addresses the ambiguously defined concept of changeability, which spans domains, incorporates various ‘ilities’ and has in part impeded the formulation of effective comprehensive industry strategies. As a successful approach to cope with change, changeability involves the design of engineering systems that can continue to change, quickly (agile) and easily (flexible). This paper elucidates how changeability is defined, and the elements used to evaluate change in engineering systems. Subsequently, it reviews the methods and strategies employed to quantify, measure, and analyse changeability and change-related ‘ilities’. An examination of various cases and applied research …

The role of Public-Private Partnership to foster Twin Transition in Made in Italy: an application case

Authors

Marco Spaltini,Sergio Terzi,Marco Taisch

Published Date

2023/6/19

The industrial sector in Italy is still having trouble making the shift to a sustainable and digital economy. At the European Union and national levels, a number of programs have been established to promote manufacturers and increase their competitiveness in the global market (such as the Made in Italy brand). Private-Public Partnerships stand out among them as an effective example of bridging the gap between research and business and assisting in the development of Twin Transition in the industrial sector. In order to create an integrated roadmap for Twin Transition, the research offered a methodology that was applied to 14 Italian manufacturing companies (including Small-Medium Enterprises, and Large Companies). The process is broken down into six parts, starting with gathering company goals and ending with implementing the chosen actions for improvement. The analysis showed that the Private-Public …

Exploiting 3-D Printing for Designing Circular Business Models: A Novel Framework

Authors

Andrea Urbinati,Simone Franzò,Claudio Sassanelli,Paolo Rosa,Davide Chiaroni,Sergio Terzi

Journal

IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management

Published Date

2023/11/17

Circular economy has gained much interest over the last decade as an industrial approach aimed at overcoming the traditional “take-make-dispose” economic model. Several studies argue that the implementation of circular economy principles by companies may require them to design a circular business model. Designing a circular business model implies the adoption of managerial practices that address the business model dimensions of value creation, value transfer, and value capture. Existing research highlights that such practices can be adopted by exploiting digital technologies such as 3-D printing. Moreover, earlier scholarly research shows that the ability of a digital technology such as 3-D printing to enable a specific managerial practice depends upon its features. However, a full understanding of the role that 3-D printing can play in enabling the adoption of these managerial practices—by leveraging its …

L-BEST: Adding legal and ethical services to manage Digital Innovation Hubs portfolios in the artificial intelligence domain

Authors

Silvia Razzetti,Sergio Gusmeroli,Sergio Terzi,Claudio Sassanelli

Journal

Proceedings http://ceur-ws. org ISSN

Published Date

2022

The increasing adoption of AI solutions as a key enabler to guarantee the competitiveness of companies and to improve processes has brought the European Commission and Policy Makers to introduce new regulations to guarantee trustworthiness and reliability of Artificial Intelligence solutions. The adoption of new regulations adds a level of complexity to AI providers and users, that very often are not aware of them and/or need additional support, to guarantee the compliancy and respect of laws and ethical principles. To address these requirements, a critical role is played by Digital Innovation Hubs (DIHs), that have been already identified as key players for enterprises’ digital transformation and that are expected to help customers also from the legal and ethical perspective. To his regard, the DIH4AI project has switched the taxonomy of the Data-driven Business-Ecosystem-Skills-Technology (D-BEST) reference model, useful for DIHs service portfolio configuration, into the L-BEST, including also the “Legal and Ethical” class. The objective is to provide to DIHs a framework of services to be implemented in short-term and to be offered to SMEs to support the adoption of AI, respecting legal and ethical values.

The e. DO Cube Hackathon–Transitioning to Graduate School

Authors

Brendan P Sullivan,Monica Rossi,Lucia Ramundo,Paolo Rosa,Sergio Terzi

Published Date

2022/6/19

“Talent's ON e.DO Cube” Hackathon is an added value module, based on virtual hackathon setting, to promote sustained innovation and crowdsource solutions, to address real-life business topics and social issues. The hackathon served as a pivot-point from bachelor studies and challenged students to collaborate, in a time-stressed situation, for achieving a common result. Within a time-bound of 2 days competitive event, participants have to collaborate to build proofs of concept and minimum viable products for specific topics with innovative perspectives. This type of hackathon realized with e.DO Cube offered various advantages, among them the inclusivity (gender gap) and agility, it promotes multidisciplinary collaboration, and it is an innovative method to promote new ideas and original POCs (Proof of Concepts) within Manufacturing 4.0 scope. The proposal also includes a study done by POLIMI to measure the …

Identifying and Assessing the Required I4. 0 Skills for Manufacturing Companies’ Workforce

Authors

Federica Acerbi,Monica Rossi,Sergio Terzi

Journal

Frontiers in Manufacturing Technology

Published Date

2022/7/12

Nowadays, the diffusion of digital and industry 4.0 (I4.0) technologies is affecting the manufacturing sector with a twofold effect. While on one side it represents the boost fastening the competitive advantage of companies, on the other hand it is often accompanied by several challenges that companies need to face. Among all, companies are required to invest in technologies to empower their production activities on the shopfloor without lagging behind their workforce in order to undertake a linear, aware, and structured path towards digitization. The extant literature presents some research conducted to support companies towards digitization and they usually rely on maturity models in this intention. Nevertheless, few studies included the assessment of workforce skills and competencies in the overall assessment, and in case, they provide an high level perspective of the investigation, mainly based on check lists which may limit the objectivity of the assessment, and usually they do not customize the assessment based on companies’ requirements. Therefore, considering the importance to balance investments in technologies with those in the workforce to move towards the same direction, this contribution aims to develop a structured, customizable, and objective skills assessment model. With this intention, it has been first clarified the set of job profiles required in I4.0, together with the needed related skills based on the extant literature findings, second it has been identified the set of key criteria to be considered while performing the assessment of the workforce, third it has been defined the method to be integrated in the maturity model to enable the …

Building the value proposition of a digital innovation hub network to support ecosystem sustainability

Authors

Claudio Sassanelli,Sergio Terzi

Journal

Sustainability

Published Date

2022/9/6

Digital Innovation Hubs (DIHs) play a key role in bolstering European companies to overwhelm innovation barriers and drive Europe as the world’s primary leader in the Industry 4.0 digital revolution; they are one-stop-shop ecosystems able to provide four main functionalities (test before investing, support to find investments, innovation ecosystems, and networking, skills and training). Even if a surge in their diffusion has been registered, their sustainability is still far from being well defined in a structured way. Several approaches and methods are available from literature to ground the sustainability plan of companies’ business. Among them, the first activity to be addressed is the value proposition (VP) analysis, and the most diffused approach is the Value Proposition Canvas (VPC); this paper proposes the application of the VPC (jointly used with other methods from the VP literature) to build the VP of the HUBCAP network (supporting European small and medium-sized enterprises in the adoption of model-based design methods and tools to support cyber-physical system technologies) per each of its four main customer segments (DIHs, academic partners and research and technology organizations, technology/tool providers and technology/tool users). Results highlight the need to characterize the analysis per each of these customers, open up new opportunities to build a structured business model of the network, and constitute a basis for assessing the potential synergies with similar DIH networks. The method proposed can be applied to any other DIH or network of DIH to define their specific VP, ground the strategy to reach their sustainability …

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What is Sergio Terzi's h-index at Politecnico di Milano?

The h-index of Sergio Terzi has been 36 since 2020 and 40 in total.

What are Sergio Terzi's top articles?

The articles with the titles of

Circular supply chains theoretical gaps and practical barriers: A model to support approaching firms in the era of industry 4.0

Digital Innovation Hubs and portfolio of their services across European economies

Innovative Intelligent Industrial Production and Logistics

Development and implementation of a roadmapping methodology to foster twin transition at manufacturing plant level

Toward a technology roadmapping methodology to enhance sustainable and digital transition in manufacturing

Circular Economy and Sustainable Business Performance Management

Towards Circular Systems: The Role of Digital Servitization in an Italian Extended Partnership

Factory in space–shaping the scenario

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are the top articles of Sergio Terzi at Politecnico di Milano.

What are Sergio Terzi's research interests?

The research interests of Sergio Terzi are: product lifecycle management

What is Sergio Terzi's total number of citations?

Sergio Terzi has 7,422 citations in total.

What are the co-authors of Sergio Terzi?

The co-authors of Sergio Terzi are Idiano D'Adamo, Dimitris Kiritsis, Hervé Panetto, Marco Taisch, Marco Macchi, Davide Chiaroni.

    Co-Authors

    H-index: 51
    Idiano D'Adamo

    Idiano D'Adamo

    Sapienza Università di Roma

    H-index: 46
    Dimitris Kiritsis

    Dimitris Kiritsis

    École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

    H-index: 39
    Hervé Panetto

    Hervé Panetto

    Université de Lorraine

    H-index: 36
    Marco Taisch

    Marco Taisch

    Politecnico di Milano

    H-index: 33
    Marco Macchi

    Marco Macchi

    Politecnico di Milano

    H-index: 30
    Davide Chiaroni

    Davide Chiaroni

    Politecnico di Milano

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