Daniele is Professor of Innovation, Governance and Public Policy at Birkbeck. He has worked and taught at the Universities of Sussex, Naples, Cambridge and Rome, London School of Economics and Political Science and Harvard. He also held courses in the SWEFE University, Chengdu, China, and the Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan. In 2006 he was appointed Honorary Professor at the University of Sussex and in 2016 Honorary Member of the French Research Network on Innovation. He is an adviser to the European Union, the OECD, several UN agencies and various national governments. He has led research projects for the European Commission and other international organisations. Daniele has chaired the European Commission’s Expert Group on “A Wide Opening of the European Research Area to the World”.
Daniele works on the economics and policy of innovation and technological change and on the political theory of international relations. Daniele’s book The Global Commonwealth of Citizens. Toward Cosmopolitan Democracy was published by Princeton University Press in 2008. He has co-edited Global Democracy: Normative and Empirical Perspectives (Cambridge University Press, 2011) and co-authored Innovation and Economic Crisis: Lessons and Prospects from the Economic Downturn (Routledge, 2011). Among his latest co-edited books are, The Handbook of Global Science, Technology, and Innovation, with Andrea Filippetti (Wiley, 2015) and Claiming Citizenship Rights in Europe. Emerging Challenges and Political Agents, with Ali Emre Benli (Routledge, 2018).