Research and Technology Policy in the EU

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Lecture: "Research and Technology Policy in the EU: A Bottom-up Contribution to European Integration"

Attilio Stajano - Professor, University of Bologna, Italy

April 21, 2009 � 11:00am
President's Suites C & D - Bill Moore Student Success Center - Georgia Tech

Part of the Globalization, Innovataion and Development Lecture Series.

Free and open to the public. Please RSVP by Friday, April 17, 2009 to Allison Smith at allison.smith@inta.gatech.edu. Parking, driving, and walking directions can be found here. Note: The Bill Moore Student Success Center is located in the same building as the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

Attilio Stajano has lectured since 2000 at the University of Bologna, Italy, on Research and Technology Policy in the European Union.

Prior to this time, he spent 14 years as a civil servant in the European Commission where he worked as the adviser to the Director of Esprit, a program of research and technological development in information technologies aimed at strengthening the European information technology industry through cross-border cooperative research and development projects. Prior to that, Attilio held various positions with IBM dealing with research, development, teaching, professional training, management, and administration. During his postgraduate studies and his career at IBM, Attilio Stajano held research and lecturing appointments at the Universities of Rome, Pisa, and Bari, in Italy and at research laboratories in Frascati, Italy and in Cern, Switzerland.

Stajano was the 1998 European Union Fellow at the Center for West European Studies (CWES) and at the Graduate School for Public and International Affairs (GSPIA), University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In addition, he studied the process of technology transfer at the University of Pittsburgh. In 1999, Attilio Stajano was a visiting professor and European Scholar in Residence at the European Union Center of Georgia Tech, in Atlanta, GA offering a course on Technology Policy in the European Union.


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