Domenico Rossetti di ValdalberoPrincipal Adminstrator, European Commission
Domenico Rossetti di Valdalbero is Principal Administrator at the European Commission, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation. He is responsible for managing a large part of the Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities theme of the 7th EU Research Framework Programme (FP7). He is currently coordinating and implementing the Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge on “Inclusive, innovative and reflective societies”. Domenico is specialized in the questions related to: New paths of economic growth; Global Europe; Socio-ecological transition; and Smart urban futures. Domenico is the author of more than 100 articles in the field of energy, environment, innovation and EU studies. He wrote two books entitled: “The Power of Science” and “Mapping European integration through its Cities”. Domenico got his PhD in economics from Paris Dauphine University and he is Professor at the Belgian royal Academy of Sciences. He is the Secretary General of the European Union of Federalists (UEF.be).