Maria Patrizia Vittoria is senior researcher at CNR – IRISS since 2001.
PhD in ‘Management and Economics of Public Enterprises’ from DISA-MIS (Department of Management & Innovation Systems), University of Salerno.
Her main scientific interests include innovation economics, theories of the firm, social network analysis.
Since 2012, she has been involved in public-private active research partnerships, among public research organizations (University, CNR) and private firms (Cfr. REPOS and RICArt projects), contributing to enhance network efficacy in the UE Network Based Policies.
Among the recent review activities, she has been involved in the evaluation of a PhD Thesis, from the Mykolas Romeris University, Vilnius, Lithuania, Vice-Rector for Research and International Relations, Dr I. Žalėnienė.
Currently, she is in charge of a research project about the inclusion of the informal participative work within urban development models.
Her papers have been published in several national and international journals, among these: Entrepreneurship and Regional Development; Social Network Analysis & Mining.