Participatory policy development processes and environmental sustainability

CMCC Webinar Series on Urban Adaptation | 3 June, 2020 – 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM CEST

Katia Ferrari – Environment Specialist, Greentech Clust-ER
Francesco Matteucci – Innovation Manager, Greentech Clust-ER

Moderator: Valentina Giannini, CMCC Foundation – ECIP Division

Policy decision taken at all levels (supra-national, national, regional and local) will shape the strength of economic renewal and social well-being in the EU in the coming years. Such issue is of particular relevance when speaking on sustainable development policies. Starting from an introduction to the policy development and the participatory process, the webinar will focus on the innovation and on the sustainable development policies developed at EU, National and Regional levels. More in details, the webinar will present the example of the Emilia-Romagna Region that set up and is exploiting the role and the know-how of its High Technology Network as intermediary of knowledge in the development process of its Regional Sustainable Development policies.

Katia Ferrari – Environment Specialist
She’s an environmental specialist with an extensive international experience in sustainable development. She holds a PhD in Industrial Innovation Engineering and collaborate as a lecturer with several training centres, schools and universities for the topics of sustainable development, circular economy, green economy, eco-design, waste management, climate changes and environmental policies. Since 2018 she works as project manager for the Greentech Clust-ER, the Energy and Sustainable Development Cluster of the Emilia-Romagna Region.
Francesco Matteucci – Innovation Manager
He works as innovation manager in different public institutions as well as in the private sector for 20 years. After he got his Phd in Materials Science, he cofounded and directed some start-ups and R&D labs/companies in the renewable energies. Since 2013 he works as intermediary of knowledge within different industrial field and in particular in the energy and environmental one. Since 2018 he works as Manager within the Greentech Clust-ER of the Emilia Romagna Region. He is co-author of more than 40 scientific papers and 5 patents, and he teaches in different Italian and foreign universities.

Working language: English

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CMCC Foundation – Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Climate Change



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