Isabelle Vérilhac is a Doctor in material chemical physics (University / CNRS Orleans), and lectures in industrial design (Post-Diploma Design 1 Research on material and design). She was director of the Saint Etienne Medical Technologies Centre from 2003 to 2007, and has worked in design, in medical research and development activities. Currently she manage the Head of Business and Innovation department at the Cité du design and, in partnership with territorial communities. She’s in charge of the development and the management of projects for economic, territorial, societal projects. She created and set up the materials resource center and the innovative uses and practices labs (LUPI® ) of the Cité du design and coordinates the European Project IDeALL, Integrating Design for All in Living Labs. She is member of the BEDA (Bureau of European Design Associations).