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The Institute for Competitiveness (I-Com) is a think-tank founded in 2005 by a group of scholars, professionals and managers, with offices in Rome and Brussels. The objective of I-Com is to promote debates and analyses on competitiveness concerning innovation, in the Italian, European and international politico-economic contexts. The main areas of interest of I-Com are: digitalization, energy, innovation, health and institutions. In 2017, I-Com joined the Global Trade and Innovation Policy Alliance, a worldwide network of 25 independent think-tanks from five different continents, each active in the fields of innovation and international trade. The president of I-Com is the economist Stefano da Empoli.

Stefano DA EMPOLI

President

Franco D’AMORE

Vice president

Andrea PICARDI

General Secretary

Silvia COMPAGNUCCI

Head of Digital Area

Federico Girolamo LIOY

Head of Public Affairs

Michele MASULLI

Head of Energy Area

Eleonora MAZZONI

Head of Innovation Area

Gianluca SGUEO

Head of Institutions Area

Antonio SILEO

Head of Innov-E Observatory

Giuseppe COLANGELO

Scientific coordinator of the DEEP-IN

Our team

Alessandra BIANCHI

Public Affairs & Comunication

Francesca CORRADO

General & Administrative Affairs

Maria Rosaria DELLA PORTA

Research Fellow

Laura GAGLIARDUCCI

Public Affairs & Comunication

Niccolò GIUSTI

Head of EU Affairs

Giusy MASSARO

Research Fellow

Giulia PALOCCI

Public Affairs & Comunication

Lorenzo PRINCIPALI

Senior Research Fellow

Giorgia PUNTEL

Public Affairs & Comunication

Emanuele ROSA

Head of Public Affairs Italy

Domenico SALERNO

Research Fellow

Giorgia TERMINI

EU Liaison Office