Who we are

Hubstract was born in February 2013 with the idea to create a subject having deep knowledge of the main instruments to support research and with a specialization in dissemination and transfer of the results of European projects.


Disseminate and exploit the results of research projects in order to maximize their impact on the society and the scientific community.
Communicate, inform and promote to increase project visibility involving the general public and the main social media.
Disseminate and transfer research results to ensure their valorisation and exploitation involving the scientific communities and political institutions


Maria Grazia Carrai
Master Degree in Computer Science. She has worked over 20 years as administrative and financial expert, with a specialization in management of research and development projects, with particular reference to the European programmes.
Excellent organizational skills and command of the most widely used IT tools, as well as the IT platforms for the management of projects.

Alessandra Silvestri
Master Degree in Foreign Languages and Literatures (University of Pisa, 1989). She is specialized in issues related to Innovation and Technology Transfer to SMEs. Since 2004 she has worked as individual expert evaluator and project reviewer for the European Commission in the frame of the main Framework  Programmes for research. She is expert in proposal writing with a specific expertise in the elaboration of plans for the communication and dissemination of research results.