Project

Jean Monnet Chair in “European Innovation Policy”

Rationale and objectives

Innovation is a key driver for economic recovery, growth and for meeting societal and sustainability needs. As stated by the Communication on Innovation Union, in the face of the challenges brought about by the recent global economic crises the only answer is innovation…

Background

The role of Universities is traditionally related to the concept of knowledge creation: Universities are those institutions devoted to produce basic research and new knowledge to be converted into applied research and new products.

Teaching course, workshops, seminars and lecture series

The teaching course proposed in this project goes in the direction of stimulating teaching, research and debating activities in a crucial area of European integration studies (EU innovation policy).

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Academic staff


Giuseppe Colangelo (Chair Holder)

Giuseppe Colangelo

is currently Associate Professor of Comparative Law at University of Basilicata, where he teaches “Law and Economics” and “Antitrust Law”. He also serves as Adjunct Professor of “Markets, Regulations and Law” at LUISS Guido Carli. His research fields include intellectual property, competition policy, market regulation, economic analysis of law.


Carmelo Petraglia

Carmelo Petraglia

is currently Associate Professor of Economics at University of Basilicata where he teaches “Macroeconomics”. His research fields include regional development, innovation, economic geography of development, productivity and efficiency.


Luca Arnaudo

Luca Arnaudo

is currently Senior Officer at the Italian Competition Authority. He also serves as Adjunct professor of “Antitrust law” at Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna of Pisa. His research fields include competition law, regulation, law and economics, European law.


Eleonora Pierucci

Eleonora Pierucci

is currently Assistant Professor of Economics at University of Basilicata where she teaches “Microeconomics”. She also serves as Adjunct Professor of “Economic Data Analysis” at University of Roma TRE. Her research fields include innovation, university-industry collaborations, bio-pharmaceutical industry.


Massimiliano Granieri

Massimiliano Granieri

is currently Associate Professor of Comparative Law at University of Brescia. He also serves as Adjunct Professor of “Intellectual property rights and technology transfer” at LUISS Guido Carli. His research fields include intellectual property, competition policy, economic analysis of law.

Activities

For each year a specific programme will be proposed to ensure the widest coverage of all relevant topics on the core theme of the Chair and to disseminate the results beyond the stakeholders directly involved. In the first year (a.y. 2014-2015) the course will be on the Innovation Union Strategy; in the second year (a.y. 2015-2016) the focus will be on the Unitary protection for intellectual property rights; in the last year (a.y. 2016-2017) of the chair the topic will be about technology transfer and cooperation agreements in the perspective of a single innovation market for Europe.

According to the interdisciplinary profile of the Chair, workshops, seminars and lecture series will be organized each year on topics concerning economic, business and legal aspects of innovation policy, intellectual property, technology transfer and antitrust. These activities will involve the participation of scholars and experts from a variety of Institutions and with different scientific backgrounds as well as civil society and practitioners from the private sector. Workshops, seminars and lecture series will provide a forum to the community at large to learn about most recent and advanced studies on the topics of innovation, intellectual property and competition law.

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Deliverables

Digitised and regularly updated didactic materials as well as summaries, content and schedule of the activities will be freely and openly available. Didactic materials will include slides, journal articles, case law studies, legislation, reports as well as papers presented at workshops and seminars organized during the three-year course.

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