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Marco Balsinha is a Portuguese Designer, awarded in several international design competitions and sustainability, with a B.A. degree in Product Design from Faculty of Fine Arts - University of Lisbon (2003-2008) and Master in Product Design at the ESAD, Caldas da Rainha (2012-2015). He presented his Master's dissertation in late 2015 with the title: Uroboro - A domestic ceramic vermicomposter (LCiP awarded). He is currently an internal Product Designer at TENSAI industry, S.A. and also a part of the Collective Designer’s Mint: a "multidisciplinary creative office". He is also involved in several projects related to design and brands as a freelance designer and investigation. Marco worked as a Product Designer and Head Designer at Abrakadabra (2008-2013), with an independent manufacturing unit and a manufacturer of Furniture for kindergarten. Marco’s research interests focus on innovative environmental sustainability solutions and the optimisation of production lines using design as key factor to achieve its purpose.