Life at accelerat

Step into our deep tech startup: a vibrant nexus of innovation. Here, minds collide and ideas ignite, crafting tomorrow’s breakthroughs. From buzzing workstations to collaborative whiteboard sessions, every corner pulses with creativity and drive. Welcome to the future of technology.

Our values

Work-Life Balance

Innovation-Driven Passion

Technical Excellence

Our team





Safety Manager


Principal Software Engineer


Research Advisor


Temporary CFO


Crafting connections through tech

We are always looking for talents who can bring fresh perspectives, diverse skills, and a passion for innovation to our team. If you’re driven, creative, and eager to make a difference in the world of deep tech, we want to hear from you.

Giorgiomaria Cicero


With ten years of experience in research and industrial R&D projects, Giorgiomaria Cicero is expert in modern embedded software architectures for real-time safety-critical cyber-physical systems. Main research interests are in virtualization technologies and cyber-security solutions for heterogeneous embedded platforms. He is now CEO and Co-Founder of Accelerat, a deep-tech start-up company focused on advanced software solutions for next-generation software-defined vehicles, robots, and any embedded device.

Alessandro Biondi


10+ years of experience in research and industrial R&D projects, and 5 years of experience in another startup company. Alessandro is CTO and Co-Founder of Accelerat and Associate Professor at Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna. Expert of CPS and embedded software with several international scientific publications and awards.

Pietro Fara

Toolkits & Ecosystem Manager

Expert of tool design and user interfaces, virtualization technologies, real-time operating systems, kernel design and development for embedded platforms. Safety Manager and Co-founder at Accelerat, leader of the CLARE-Toolkit development.

Gabriele Serra

R&D Manager

Principal Software Engineer at Accelerat. Expert of operating systems and virtualization for real-time embedded systems, with particular focus on security and safety in mixed-criticality systems.

Giorgio Buttazzo

Research advisor

Full Professor of Computer Engineering at the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna of Pisa and Research Advisor at Accelerat. He founded and still coordinates the ReTiS Lab, one of the world leading research groups on real-time systems.

Marcello Marzano

Temporary CFO

Founder of Studio MM, Associate Partner of yourCFO – a division of YOURgroup, accountant and financial consultant for companies with a strong focus on innovation. Temporary CFO in Accelerat and other startups and SMEs. Teacher in several courses for startup phase of companies given within technological parks and training institutions.