Antonio De Marco

Associate Professor (L. 240)
Interuniversity Department of Regional and Urban Studies and Planning (DIST)

  • Member of Interdepartmental Center FULL - Future Urban Legacy Lab


Research interests

Agglomeration economies
Economics of innovation
Innovation policy
Knowledge spillover
Markets for technology
Technological specialization
Technology transfer
University patents


Antonio De Marco is Associate Professor at the Interuniversity Department of Regional and Urban Studies and Planning (DIST) of Politecnico di Torino, holds a Doctorate in Economics and Complexity at Collegio Carlo Alberto and a Master of Science in Management Engineering at Politecnico di Torino. He contributed to several research projects funded by the European Investment Bank, the European Patent Office, the Joint Research Center, and the European Commission. He is Associate Editor of the International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management and serves as reviewer for several international and national journals such as Technological Forecasting and Social Change, the Journal of Technology Transfer, Technovation, Economics of Innovation and New Technology, the Journal of Engineering and Technology Management, Management Decision, Plos One, the Journal of Industrial and Business Economics, Venture Capital, and IEEE Access. His research interests are in the areas of the economics of innovation, the markets for technology, the economics of cities and urban areas, the management of intellectual property rights, and the economics of technical standards. Such topics are investigated with an empirical perspective and micro-econometric techniques. His scientific works have been published in refereed international journals such as Research Policy, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Economics of Innovation and New Technology, and the Journal of Technology Transfer.


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ERC sectors

SH1_9 - Industrial organisation; strategy; entrepreneurship
SH1_10 - Management; marketing; organisational behaviour; operations management
SH3_14 - Science and technology studies
SH1_11 - Technological change, innovation, research and development


Goal 8: Decent work and economic growth
Goal 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities


Editorial boards

  • INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT (2022-), Associate Editor of magazine or editorial series


Collegi of the degree programmes



Master of Science

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Bachelor of Science

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Research projects

Projects funded by competitive calls


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