The Project

Jean Monnet Chairs are teaching posts with a specialization in European Union studies for university professors. They are co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union. The Chair is an integral part of the hosting higher education institution and is inscribed in the institution’s official academic activities.

The Jean Monnet Chair in European Innovation Policy is the first Chair ever awarded to the Università Europea di Roma (Italy). The Chair holder is Prof. Valeria Falce, Full Professor of Economics Law at the Department of Human Sciences, Faculty of Economics.

The Chair focuses on European innovation policy with a particular attention to single innovation market and intellectual property rights strategy. The teaching course aims to build a solid knowledge-base on Innovation Policy, which is essential to the construction of a community of innovation for economic and social growth, sustainable development and competitiveness.






28 Feb 2020

The value of standardization in the digital single market strategy

Introduced by: Prof.ssa Valeria Falce - Jean Monnet (ad personam) Chair - Università Europea di Roma   Discussed by: Prof. Valerio Torti - Jean Monnet Key Team Member , Università Europea di Roma Prof. Antonio Manganelli - Università Europea di Roma and Deep-In   Debate and conclusion  ...

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3 Dec 2019

Financial Innovation tra Disintermediazione e Mercato

Dottorato di Ricerca “Persona e Benessere fra diritto, etica e psicologia” - XXXIII, XXXIV, XXXV ciclo Aula Magna, Università Europea di Roma Il Seminario dal titolo "Financial Innovation tra Disintermediazione e Mercato” rientra in un progetto più ampio co-finanziato dalla Banca d'Italia ed incentrato sulla Financial Innovation e promosso nell’ambito delle iniziative della Cattedra Jean Monnet in EU Innovation Policy. Obiettivo del Seminario è l'analisi del modello dell’op...

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20 Nov 2019

Innovation management and sustainability in global contexts

Introduced by: Prof.ssa Valeria Falce - Jean Monnet (ad personam) Chair - Università Europea di Roma   Discussed by: Prof. Corrado Cerruti - Università Degli Roma “Tor Vergata” Prof. Emanuela Delbufalo - Jean Monnet Chair, Academic Team Member, Università Europea Di Roma   Debate and conclusion   View event program (PDF)...

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Academic Team

Prof. Valeria Falce

Prof. Valeria Falce

Chair holder | Full professor of Economics Law - Università Europea di Roma

Prof. Valeria Falce – Chair holder and academic coordinator. Her main research areas of interest include intellectual property, competition policy, market regulation, digital innovation and economic analysis of law. Since 2016 she serves as Full Professor of Economics Law at Università Europea di Roma, since 2017 she serves in the same University as Deputy Rector for Development and since 2016 she also serves as PhD Coordinator for the Doctoral Course, admitted to the “Innovative and it...

Prof. Emanuela Delbufalo

Prof. Emanuela Delbufalo

Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management - Università Europea di Roma

Emanuela Delbufalo is professor of Operations Management and Business Management at Università Europea di Roma (Faculty of Economics). Since 2016 she is also vice-coordinator of the Departmental Centre for Research in the Università Europea di Roma. In 2017 she reached the Full professorship qualification from a national Committee (with unanimously positive evaluation). Since 2013, Emanuela is also Visiting Research Fellow at the Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management at the Cranfi...

Prof. Cristina Schepisi

Prof. Cristina Schepisi

Professor of EU Law - Università Parthenope

Her research fields include internal market, state aids, innovation and competition law. She graduated with honours at Luiss-Guido Carli University (March 1993). She has been studying International Law and European Law at Luiss-Guido Carli University and at La Sapienza University of Rome from 1993 to 1999. She obtained the PhD in EU Law at the University of Trieste (1994-1997). Since 2005 she is Professor of EU Law, Competition Law and internal market at Parthenope University (Naples). Profes...

Prof. Philipp Fabbio

Prof. Philipp Fabbio

Professor of Commercial Law - Mediterranean University

He is Associate Professor in Commercial Law at the Mediterranean University of Reggio Calabria. His main research areas of interest include competition law, intellectual property and commercial law. Between 2005 and 2008, he served as Assistant Professor in Commercial Law at the La Sapienza University of Rome. He has been Visiting Professor and Visiting Fellow in several different institutes, including Wuhan University School of Law (2014), Tbilisi State University School of Law (2012), Loyol...

Prof. Valerio Torti

Prof. Valerio Torti

Post-Doctoral Researcher - Università Europea di Roma

He is Post-Doctoral Researcher at Università Europea di Roma, CREDA. His main research areas of interest include competition law, intellectual property, market regulation, and economic analysis of law. Since March 2017, he serves as Tutor in the Master in Competition and Innovation, and as Lecturer in Markets Regulation and Law, at Luiss-Guido Carli University. He was Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the National University of Singapore – NUS (2014-2016). In 2012, he completed a PhD in Co...



20 January 2020

Conference: “FinTech tra regolazione, innovazione e mercato”

Milano, January 20th 2020, Banca d’Italia – Sede di Milano Via Cordusio, 5

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10 December 2019

Conference: “Copyright nell’età digitale”

Viterbo, December 10th 2019, Dipartimento di studi linguistico-letterari, storico-filosofici e giuridici, Aula del Consiglio, Complesso del San Carlo, Via San Carlo, 32

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29 November 2019

Conference: “Studi dedicati a Paola Frassi”

Milano, November 29th 2019, Università degli Studi di Milano, Sala Napoleonica, Via Sant’Antonio, 12

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5 November 2019


Article by Valeria Falce on ilSole24Ore – Read the article (PDF)

25 October 2019

Conference: “La grande innovazione e le sue regole intelligenza artificiale, data analysis e tecnologia blockchain : il ruolo del diritto ip per governare il cambiamento”

Parma, October 25th 2019, Università di Parma, Aula dei Filosofi e dei Cavalieri, Via Università, 12

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24 October 2019

Meeting for the publication of the essay Fintech: diritti, concorrenza e regole by G. Finocchiaro e V. Falce, Zanichelli Ed., 2019

Rome, October, 24 2019 h 9.00 AM to 1.30 PM – Auditorium Via C. Monteverdi, 35

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Call for Papers

2020 Seminar and Workshop Series on “Advanced Studies on the Standardization, competition and innovation in the Digital Single Market Strategy”
Submit papers or extended abstracts no later than 21th of February 2020

2018-2019 Seminar and Workshop Series on “Innovation Union and Collaborative Economy”
Deadline extended –  Submit papers no later than 17th of February 2020

Seminars dedicated to “Financial Innovation Fintech”
Submit papers no later than 15th of November 2019