Italian Ministry of Economic Development
Expert on Innovation at DG for Industrial Policy, Italian Ministry of Economic Development
Mattia Corbetta (Venice 1984) works at the Italian Ministry of Economic Development , DG for Industrial Policy, Competitiveness and SMEs. His main activities encompass the design, implementation, dissemination and monitoring of public policies such as the Italian Startup Act and other measures dealing with innovation (e.g. the Italia Startup Visa and Hub programs). He graduated with honors in Political Science, International Relations at LUISS Guido Carli (Rome). He achieved a postgraduate master’s degree in Corporate Internationalization in the Arab World at the University for Foreigners of Perugia and subsequently gained a master’s degree in Contemporary History at the University of Bologna. He is currently attending a PhD in economics at the University of Leipzig, in Germany. In the past, he worked at the Italian Chambers of Commerce in Switzerland and Morocco, at the Italian Embassy in Syria and at the United Nations Volunteers program in Germany.