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Fabiano Armellini
B.Eng, M.Sc., D.Sc. (mechanical engineering - USP, Brazil)

Research interests and affiliations

Research interests
  • Technology and innovation management

  • Strategic technology planning

  • Open innovation and open business models

  • Organization for industrial R&D and new product and service development

  • Technological trends for several industries within the metal-mechanic sector, specially automation, aerospace, and automotive

  • Techno-entrepreneurship, assessment of the entrepreneurial ecosystem and entrepreneurial behaviour within the technology domain

Expertise type(s) (NSERC subjects)


Journal article
de Paula Ferreira, W., Armellini, F. & De Santa-Eulalia, L.A. (2020). Simulation in industry 4.0: A state-of-the-art review. Computers and Industrial Engineering, 149, 17 pages. Retrieved from
Journal article
Jugend, D., Fiorini, P.D.C., Armellini, F. & Ferrari, A.G. (2020). Public support for innovation: A systematic review of the literature and implications for open innovation. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 156, 16 pages. Retrieved from
Journal article
Da Silva, R.H., Kaminski, P.C. & Armellini, F. (2020). Improving new product development innovation effectiveness by using problem solving tools during the conceptual development phase: Integrating Design Thinking and TRIZ. Creativity and Innovation Management, 16 pages. Retrieved from
Journal article
Bassis, N.F. & Armellini, F. (2018). Systems of innovation and innovation ecosystems: a literature review in search of complementarities. Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 28(5), 1053-1080. Retrieved from
Book chapter
Scremin, L., Armellini, F., Brun, A., Solar-Pelletier, L. & Beaudry, C. (2018). Towards a framework for assessing the maturity of manufacturing companies in industry 4.0 adoption. In Analyzing the impacts of industry 4.0 in modern business environments (pp. 224-254). IGI Global. Retrieved from
Journal article
Armellini, F., Kaminski, P.C. & Beaudry, C. (2014). The open innovation journey in emerging economies: An analysis of the Brazilian aerospace industry. Journal of Aerospace Technology and Management, 6(4), 462-474. Retrieved from


- IND8137A - Techno-entrepreneurship (French/English)

- IND6128 - New product, service and process development (French)

- CAP7230(E) - Becoming a techno-entrepreneur (French/English)

- CAP7015E - Conducting a research project (English)

Supervision at Polytechnique


  • Ph.D. (6)

    • Mahecha Capacho, Diego Rolando. Comparison of innovation ecosystems in aerospace and health.
    • de Paula Ferreira, William. A hybrid simulation-based value stream mapping framework to support manufacturing companies deploy the Industry 4.0.
    • Taraghi, Mitra. Prospective ergonomics and need analysis in New Product Development.
    • da Silva, Ricardo Henrique. Analysis of the automobile industry ecosystem: a comparison between Brazil and Canada.
    • Alves Ribeiro Rosa, João Gabriel. Upstream innovation and new product development: integration IoT and prospective ergonomics.
    • Benraïs, Zahida. Integrating the strategic technology planning to the innovation ecosystems in the firm level.
  • Master (thesis) (3)

    • Thisse, Basile. Performance indicators for open innovation events.
    • Mas, Valentine. Strategic positioning within an innovation ecosystem: the case o AI in Canada.
    • Panza, Keila. Strategic thinking in the era of Industry 4.0.


  • Ph.D. Thesis (1)

    • Faissal Bassis, N. (2019). Assessment of innovation ecosystems for technology roadmapping at firm level (Ph.D. Thesis, Polytechnique Montréal). Retrieved from
  • Master's Thesis (5)

    • Couillaud, O. (2020). Le genre dans l'éducation entrepreneuriale : une analyse exploratoire inspirée de la fouille de textes (Master's Thesis, Polytechnique Montréal). Retrieved from
    • Namdary Moghadam, S. (2019). Proposition and Test of an Interventional Program to Incentive Mutual Aid and Reinforce a Supportive Peer Network (Master's Thesis, Polytechnique Montréal). Retrieved from
    • Bouchardy, A. (2018). L'innovation ouverte dans l'industrie automobile en France et au Canada (Master's Thesis, École Polytechnique de Montréal). Retrieved from
    • Marques, R. (2018). Système de produits et services basés sur l'internet des objets : conception et implantation pilote dans une station-service (Master's Thesis, École Polytechnique de Montréal). Retrieved from
    • Nassif, G. (2018). Data Analysis From an Internet Of Things System in a Gas Station Convenience Store (Master's Thesis, École Polytechnique de Montréal). Retrieved from

Press review about Fabiano Armellini

December 18, 2020, Les affaires, Les technologies numériques à surveiller en 2021 Dans cet article, Catherine Beaudry, professeure titulaire et Fabiano Armellini, professeur agrégé au Département de mathématiques et de génie industriel de Polytechnique Montréal, parlent de la transformation numérique dans les entreprises.
October 28, 2017, Les affaires, Les ingénieurs, de bons entrepreneurs? « C'est plus facile d'apprendre à un ingénieur à gérer des affaires que d'enseigner à un spécialiste du management à faire de la technologie. ». Citation de Fabiano Armellini, professeur adjoint au Département de mathématiques et de génie industriel de Polytechnique Montréal.
November 18, 2016, PLAN, Tuyaux sur le financement À la recherche de financement? Ce qu’en disent deux experts, dont Fabiano Armellini, ing. jr, D. Sc., professeur adjoint au Département de mathématiques et de génie industriel de Polytechnique Montréal.