Silvia Appendino received both her MS degree and her PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the Politecnico di Torino in Italy, respectively in 2004 and 2009. She has always worked in the field of exoskeletons for neurorehabilitation, at the Politecnico di Torino until 2010 and in IIT from 2011 to 2015. She is author of several scientific papers and co-author of two patents related exoskeletons for rehabilitation. In the last years, she has focused on funding requests, writing project proposals for H2020 and for regional and national competitions. Since 2016 she has joined the TNH Lab, managing both administrative issues and funding.