Daniele Archibugi (Rome, 1958) is a Research Director at the Italian National Research Council (CNR-IRPPS) in Rome, and Professor of Innovation, Governance and Public Policy at the University of London, Birkbeck College. He works on innovation and on the political theory of international relations. He has graduated in Economics at the University of Rome “La Sapienza” and taken his D.Phil. at the University of Sussex. He has worked and taught at the Universities of Sussex, Naples, Madrid, Cambridge, Rome, London School of Economics and Political Science, Harvard, Ritsumeikan Kyoto and Swufe Chengdu. In June 2006 he was appointed Honorary Professor at the University of Sussex.
He is an adviser to the European Union, the OECD, the Council of Europe and several UN agencies and various national governments. He has led many research projects for the European Commission and other international organisations. He has chaired the European Expert Group on international cooperation in science and technology, A Wide Opening of the European Research Area to the World (released in April 2008).
He has reviewed research proposals for: Birkbeck College, University of London; Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex; Marie Curie Programme, European Commission; Training and Mobility of Researchers, European Commission etc. He is member of the Editorial Boards of several academic journals: in the field of international relations and political studies) “Peace Review. A Journal of Social Justice”, “Journal of International Political Theory”, “Lettera Internazionale”, “Papeles de Cuestiones Internacionales” and “Cosmopolis” and others.
He is the author of several books and more than 150 articles in refereed journals. His works on cosmopolitan democracy, on the globalization of technology, on innovation measurement and on the technological and scientific specialization are often cited in text-books and social sciences encyclopaedias. He is often invited as key-note speaker in conferences and conventions.