Alessandro Muscio is Associate Professor in Applied Economics at the University of Foggia (Italy). He holds a Ph.D. in Economics of Production and Development from Insubria University (Italy) and a Master’s degree in Development Economics from the University of Sussex (UK). He was Marie Curie Fellow in Science & Technology Policy Studies at SPRU – University of Sussex.
Alessandro worked as Science & Technology Policy Specialist at Technopolis Group, UK Office. As part of his work at Technopolis Group, He was involved in several studies in the area of science and industry policy evaluation, commissioned by the European Commission and national government agencies.
As part of his academic activity, Alessandro published several articles on international scientific journals and is often involved in the preparation of research and innovation policy reports. The majority of Alessandro’s research work is in the area of research and innovation, technology transfer and regional innovation policy. He coordinated a research project on the Governance of Technology Transfer, funded by the Italian Ministry of University (MIUR). He wrote papers published in international journals on the assessment of Framework Programmes, on the evaluation of technology transfer from academia and on SMEs and industrial districts.
As part of his recent consultant activity Alessandro prepared several regional case studies to assess the implementation of initiatives funded by the ERDF and the RPIA, and carried out extensive evaluations of the governance and the effects of innovation policy as part of the DG-Enterprise & Industry Regional Innovation Monitor (RIM Plus).
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The summary report on the outcomes of the RI-PATHS participatory workshops is published now (https://t.co/Swd1ZVlmuk). Check it out for more details on the shaping of a guiding reference framework for socio-economic impact assessment of RIs.