Alessio Giustolisi

POLISS research theme

Place-Specific Factors and the Design and Implementation of Smart Specialisation Strategies

Host institution

University of Vienna

Secondment institutions

University of Stavanger
Lower Austria Provincial Government

Supervisory team


Alessio is a PhD researcher at the Department of Geography and Regional Research (University of Vienna). He studied Human Geography at the University of Cologne and University College Dublin and obtained a Master’s degree from the University of Amsterdam in Economic Geography. He has research experience in Germany and Southeast Asia. Alessio is interested in regional structural change and the role of innovation in regional development.