Dr Elisabetta Marinelli
Scientific Officer at the EC
Elisabetta Marinelli is a Scientific Officer at the European Commission Joint Research Centre (Seville, Spain). An economist by training, she holds a PhD from the London School of Economics. She has published articles in journals such as Regional Studies, Technovation, Environment and Planning and The Journal of Business Research. Over the years she has researched a variety of topics, including graduates’ migration, the R&D investment strategies of MNEs, technology foresight and regional development. More recently she has been working on Smart Specialisation Strategies (an EC policy tool for knowledge-based regional development), with a particular attention to the role universities, the mechanisms of stakeholders’ interaction and the monitoring processes.