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Federico Munari

Professore ordinario

Dipartimento di Scienze Aziendali

Settore scientifico disciplinare: ING-IND/35 INGEGNERIA ECONOMICO-GESTIONALE

Coordinatore del Corso di Laurea Magistrale in Ingegneria gestionale

Curriculum vitae

ESPERIENZA PROFESSIONALE

2015-oggi Professore Ordinario presso la Scuola di Ingegneria, Università degli Studi di Bologna, raggruppamento ING-IND/35. Membro del Dipartimento di Scienze Aziendali, Università degli Studi di Bologna.

2003-15 Professore Associato presso la Facoltà di Ingegneria, Università degli Studi di Bologna, raggruppamento ING-IND/35.

2001-03 Ricercatore universitario presso la Facoltà di Ingegneria, Università degli Studi di Bologna, raggruppamento ING-IND/35.

2007-11 Coordinatore del Dottorato in General Management, Università di Bologna

2007-10 Direttore scientifico del Master Universitario in Gestione della Proprietà Intellettuale, Università di Bologna

2004-oggi Membro del Collegio dei docenti del Dottorato in Direzione Aziendale, Università di Bologna

 

Didattica

2001-oggi Docente titolare del corso "Economia e Organizzazione Aziendale", Corso di Laurea in Ingegneria Gestionale, Scuola di Ingegneria, Università di Bologna

2003-oggi Docente titolare del corso "Gestione dell'innovazione e dei progetti", Corsi di Laurea in Ingegneria Meccanica, Informatica, Elettrica, Scuola di Ingegneria, Università di Bologna

FORMAZIONE

2005 Visiting Researcher presso la Cass Business School della City University, Londra.

2000 Visiting Researcher presso l’Ecole des Mines de Paris, Parigi, Francia.

1998-99 Visiting Scholar presso la Sloan School of Management del Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA.

1998-2001 Dottorato di Ricerca in Direzione Aziendale, Università degli Studi di Bologna

1996 Laurea in Ingegneria Gestionale, Università degli Studi di Bologna (con lode).

ALTRE INFORMAZIONI

Coordinamento di progetti di ricerca internazionali

1) 2015-2017 Coordinatore, per l'Università di Bologna, del progetto Progress-TT (“PROs GRowing Europe through best practice SolutionS for Technology Transfer”), finanziato dal programma Horizon 2020, Commissione Europea

2) 2012-2014. Co-coordinatore (con Paola Giuri) del progetto di ricerca “Financing Knowledge Transfer in Europe” (FinKT), finanziato dalla European Investment Bank, programma EIBURS.

2) 2006-2009. Coordiantore del progetto di ricerca “The Economic Valuation of Patents” (EVPAT), finanziato dalla European Investment Bank, programma EIBURS.

3) 2005-2006. Coordinatore del progetto di ricerca “Does private equity foster innovation at the firm level? A study of Western European countries”, finanziato dal Gate2Growth Academic Network, Commissione Europea.

Altre esperienza professionali selezionate

2016-2017 Vice-President Committee of Panel Experts for the Assessment of the Early-Impact of the Proof-of-Concept Funding Scheme of the European Research Council, European Research Council

2014-2016 - Invited evaluator expert for the Programme ERC Proof of Concept Grants 2014-2015 (Action IDEAS Coordination and Support Action), European Research Council, Brussels.

2013 -Visiting Economist (“Visiting Economist Program”) DG Enterprise and Industry, European Commission, April 2013.

2012 – External expert invited by the Office for the Harmonization of the Internal Market, European Commission, for the realization of the research report: “Review of Literature on the Use and Impact of Intellectual Property Rights at the Firm Level: Patents, Trademarks and Designs", july-november 2012.

2012 – Member of the scientific committee of ARTI (Agenzia Regionale per la Tecnologia e l’Innovazione), Regional Innovation Agency of the Region Puglia, Italy, for the regional technological foresight activity “Innovazione per l’occupabilità”.

Premi e riconoscimenti

2017 – Research Prize of the CEIBS-Cathay Cross-Border Private Equity Research Fund for the paper “Cross-border VC firms and International Entrepreneurial Teams: the Performance Implications of Co-national Ties” (with Daniela Bolzani)

2008 - Finalist, Best Paper Award, Academy of Management Meeting, Technology and Innovation Management Division, Annual Meeting 2008, Anaheim California (for the paper:”How do VC firms evaluate startups’ patent portfolios? The case of nanotechnology”, with Laura Toschi) .

2005 - Winner of the Gate2Growth Academic Network REM Fellowship for the research project “Does private equity foster innovation at the firm level? A study of Western European countries”

2005 - Winner of the Conference Best Paper, Druid Winter Conference 2005, Alborg, Denmark. (for the paper Malipiero, A., Munari, F., Sobrero, M., “Focal firms as Technological gatekeepers within industrial districts: knowledge creation and dissemination in the Italian packaging machinery industry”).

Pubblicazioni

Articoli pubblicati in riviste scientifiche internazionali

- Munari, F., Sobrero, M., Toschi, L. (2018) The university as a venture capitalist? Gap funding instruments for technology transfer Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 127, pp. 70-84.

- Munari, F., Sobrero, M., Toschi, L. (2017) Financing technology transfer: Assessment of university-oriented proof-of-concept programmes Technology Analysis and Strategic Management, 29 (2), pp. 233-246.

- Morricone, S., Munari, F., Oriani, R., de Rassenfosse, G. (2017). “Commercialization strategy and IPO underpricing”. Research Policy, 46(6) 1133-1148.

-Kochenkova, A., Grimaldi, R., Munari, F. (2016) “Public policy measures in support of knowledge transfer activities: a review of academic literature“, Journal of Technology Transfer, 41 (3), pp. 407-429.

-Honore, F., Munari, F., Van Pottelsberghe de la Potterie, B. (2016) “Corporate governance practices and companies’ R&D orientation: Evidence from European countries”, Research Policy, forthcoming.

-Munari, F., Rasmussen, E., Toschi, L., Villani, E. (2016). Determinants of the university technology transfer policy-mix: a cross-national analysis of gap-funding instruments. Journal of Technology Transfer, 41 (6), pp. 1377-1405.

-Munari Federico, Pasquini Martina, Toschi Laura (2015). From the lab to the stock market? The characteristics and impact of university-oriented seed funds in Europe. Journal of Technology Transfer, vol. 40, p. 948-975.

-Munari, F., Toschi, L. (2015) “Assessing the impact of public venture capital programmes in the United Kingdom: Do regional characteristics matter?”, Journal of Business Venturing, 30 (2), pp. 205-226.

- Munari F., Toschi L. (2014) “Do patents affect VC financing? Empirical evidence from the nanotechnology sector”, International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, vol. 10, p. 139-163

- Munari F., Toschi L. (2014) “Running ahead in the nanotechnology gold rush. Strategic patenting in emerging technologies”, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 83: 194-207.

- Giuri, P., Munari, F., Pasquini, M. (2013) “What Determines University Patent Commercialization? Empirical Evidence on the Role of IPR Ownership”, Industry and Innovation, 20 (5), pp. 488-502.

- Munari, F., Sobrero, M., Malipiero A. (2012) “Focal firms as technological gatekeepers within industrial districts: knowledge creation and dissemination in the Italian packaging machinery industry”, Industrial and Corporate Change, vol.21, p. 429-462.

- Cressy, R., Malipiero, A., Munari, F. (2012) “Does VC fund div ersification pay off? An empirical inv estigation

of the effects of VC portfolio div ersification on fund performance”, International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, forthcoming.

- Cressy, R., Munari, F., Malipiero, A. (2011), “Creative destruction? Evidence that private equity firms cut jobs to raise returns “, Venture capital: An international Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance, 13(1), 1-23.

- Munari, F., Toschi, L. (2011), “Do venture capitalists have a bias against investment in academic spinoffs? Evidence from the micro and nanotechnology sector in the UK”, Industrial and Corporate Change, Apr 2011, Volume: 20 Issue: 2 pp.397-432.

Munari, F., Oriani, R., Sobrero, M. (2010), “The effects of owner identity and external governance systems on R&D investments: a study of Western European firms”, Research Policy, 39(8): 1093-1105.

Cressy, R., Malipiero, A., Munari, F. (2007), “Playing to their strengths. Evidence that specialization in the Private Equity industry confers competitive advantage”, Journal of Corporate Finance, Special Issue on “Private equity, Legeraged Buyout and Corporate Governance”,13(4): 647-669.

Munari, F. Oriani, R., Sobrero, M. (2006), “La relación entre las estructuras de propiedad y la inversión en I+D en las empresas europeas [http://dialnet.unirioja.es/servlet/articulo?codigo=1995198] ”, Iniciativa Emprendedora Y Empresa Familiar, 50: 121-134.

Munari, F., Oriani, R. (2005), “Privatization and economic returns to R&D activities”, Industrial and Corporate Change, January 2005, 14(1).

Munari, F. (2004), “Does Ownership Affect Innovation? Assessing the Impact of Privatisation Processes on Innovation Activities”, European Business Organization Law Review, 4(4), pp. 553-571.

Munari, F. (2002), “The Effects of Privatization on Corporate R&D Units. Evidence from Italy and France”, R&D Management, 32(3), June, pp.223-232.

Munari, F., Roberts, E., Sobrero, M. (2002), “Privatization Processes and the Redefinition of Corporate R&D Boundaries”, Research Policy, 31(1), pp. 33-55.

 

Libri

Munari, F., Oriani, M. (Editors) (2011), “The Economic Valuation of Patents. Methods and Applications”, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, United Kingdom.

Munari, F., Sobrero, M. (Eds.) (2004), “Innovazione tecnologica e gestione d’impresa. La gestione dello sviluppo prodotto”, Il Mulino, Bologna.

Munari, F. (2002), “Privatizzazioni e innovazione. Nuovi assetti proprietari e investimenti in R&S”, Carocci Editore, Roma.

Capitoli di libri pubblicati a livello internazionale

  • Munari, F. Sobrero, M. (2011), “Economic and management perspectives on the value of patents” in Munari, F., Oriani, M. (Eds.)The Economic Valuation of Patents. Methods and Applications, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, United Kingdom.
  • Munari, F. Odasso, C. Toschi, L. (2011), “IP-backed finance” in Munari, F., Oriani, M. (Eds.) The Economic Valuation of Patents. Methods and Applications, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, United Kingdom.
  • Munari, F. Oriani, R. (2011), “Why, when and how to value patents? An introduction” in Munari, F., Oriani, M. (Eds.)The Economic Valuation of Patents. Methods and Applications, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, United Kingdom.
  • Malipiero, A., Munari, F. (2006), “Merloni Elettrodomestici-WR@P and the development of digital appliances”, in Clarysse, B., De Riestra, A. “Teaching Entrepreneruship”, Gate2Growth Network, IESE Barcelona.
  • Munari, F., Sobrero, M. (2003), “Corporate Governance and Innovation”, in M. Calderini, P. Garrone, M. Sobrero (eds.), Corporate Governance, Market Structure and Innovation, Edward Elgar, London.
  • Munari, F., Sobrero, M. (2003), “Privatization’s Effects on R&D investments”, in M. Calderini, P. Garrone, M. Sobrero (eds.), Corporate Governance, Market Structure and Innovation, Edward Elgar, London.
  • Munari, F., (2003), “The organization of R&D activities within privatized companies”, in M. Calderini, P. Garrone, M. Sobrero (eds.), Corporate Governance, Market Structure and Innovation, Edward Elgar, London.
  • Munari, F., Oriani, R. (2002), “R&D and Market Value: the case of privatized companies”, in M. Calderini, P. Garrone, M. Sobrero (eds.), Corporate Governance, Market Structure and Innovation, Edward Elgar, London.