Mario Barile has been involved in national and EU-level R&I Projects since 2013, with a strong focus on marketing and innovation management, business development, and project management.
At Engineering, Mario is working for the R&D Department, supporting the research areas covered by the IS3 (Industry and Security Technologies, Research and Innovation) Laboratory, including Agri-food. He mainly carries out business development and innovation management activities with specific focus on the research results.
Since 2018, Mario started playing a more cross-sectoral role, which includes: a) support Engineering’s positioning and contribution to relevant EU-level organisations, roundtables, events and training sessions; b) continuously scout for current and upcoming R&I EU funding opportunities; c) monitor and analyse the initiatives carried out by the Commission and other relevant EU Agencies related to innovation and new technology sustainable implementation, including AI, Big Data, IoT.
Mario has various publications and conference presentations related to participate innovation, innovation procurement and start-ups.