Graduated in Far Easter languages at Cà Foscari University in Venice (Italy), she has been working at CSM since 2001 as international expert and has been the Director since January 2011. In the last years she has acquired extensive competencies in designing and implementing projects concerning intervention in foreign markets as support to the internationalisation, innovation and technological transfer processes of Tuscan businesses in the furniture/wood sectors. She has been involved in the management of projects co-financed by the EU, such as LIFE ECOFUTURE, Interreg IIIC SEEdesign, subprojects within Interreg IIIC EDDT project, Interreg IIIB Euromedsys / HabitatMed, Erasmus +, Tempus.
CSM www.csm.toscana.it developed the regional Innovation centre called POLO CENTO upon request of the Region of Tuscany. The centre in 2016 became TECHNOLOGICAL CLUSTER FOR INTERIORS AND DESIGN – DID www.distrettointerniedesign.it
Irene Burroni is actually working under DID as manager of the cluster