Prof.ssa

BIGLIARDI Barbara

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Barbara Bigliardi graduated with honors in Management Engineering at the University of Parma. In 2008 she obtained the title of PhD in Industrial Engineering. From November 2005 to September 2014 she was researcher for the scientific-disciplinary sector (SSD) ING-IND/35 "Economic-Management Engineering" at the Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Parma. Since October 2014 she is associate professor for the same SSD at the Department of Industrial Engineering, now Department of Engineering and Architecture, of the University of Parma. She holds the national scientific qualification for the role of full professor for the SSD ING-IND/35 Economic-Management Engineering, obtained in August 2018.
Since January 1, 2020, she has been the President of the Course of Study in Management Engineering at the University of Parma, and since October 1, 2020, she has been the Director of the Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Management Engineering at the University of San Marino.
Since 2004 she is member of AiIG, Italian Association in Management Engineering.
She is author of more than 100 publications, including 57 papers in international journals indexed on SCOPUS database, several special issue editorials and papers presented at national and/or international conferences, as well as several book chapters in international journals. She has been Editor of a book of international relevance entitled "The Space Economy: From Science to Market" (Cambridge Scholars Publishing). She boasts over 1300 citations on Scopus (H-index=21). She is member of the Editorial Board of several international scientific journals.
She is President of the National Observatory on start-ups of Confassociazioni.

WINNING AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS FOR SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES, INCLUDING AFFILIATION TO ACADEMIES OF RECOGNIZED PRESTIGE IN THE FIELD.
- HIGHLY COMMENDED AWARD: "Status, role and satisfaction among development engineers", European Journal of Innovation Management, 8(4) (2005), awarded by the Editorial Director and Head of Emerals Literati Network of Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
- MOST CITED PAPER: "Innovation trends in the food industry: The case of functional foods," Trends in Food Science & Technology, 31(2), pp. 118-129 (2013)
- HIGHLY CITED PAPER: "Rethinking the Porter Hypothesis: The Underappreciated Importance of Value Appropriation and Pollution Intensity," Review of Policy Research, 36(1), pp. 121-140 (2019)

RESPONSIBILITY FOR SCIENTIFIC STUDIES AND RESEARCH ASSIGNED BY QUALIFIED PUBLIC OR PRIVATE INSTITUTIONS.
- President of the National Observatory on start-ups of Confassociazioni (from 2021)
- Vice President of the National Observatory on the Reputation of Confassociazioni. The focus of the research carried out for the Observatory is the analysis of opportunities and tools that can promote in Italy the construction of a platform for evaluating the processes of structuring and maintaining the reputation of companies, individuals and institutions (from 2019)
- Responsibility (together with Alberto Petroni) of the project "Rischi rumore e vibrazioni nelle aziende agricole montane: sviluppo di un sistema informativo mobile per il sostegno alla redazione del Documento di Valutazione dei Rischi e la notifica automatica del superamento dei livelli di rischio", entrusted by INAIL and realized within the collaboration between University of Parma and INAIL (from 2018 to 2020)
- Responsibility for the scientific research project entitled "The effectiveness of technology transfer initiatives in space: the role of Space Agencies", entrusted by the National Institute of Astrophysics INAF - IASF of Milan as part of the collaboration between the University of Parma and INAF (since 2018)
- Responsibility for studies and research within the collaboration between the University of Parma and Footprint, a non-profit association. The studies and researches conducted focus on the topic of digital communication and marketing, and the role of ICT technologies as a tool for training/educational and organizational innovation for the world of schools, professions, businesses and institutions (since 2018)

DIRECTION OR PARTICIPATION IN THE ACTIVITIES OF A RESEARCH GROUP FEATURED BY NATIONAL OR INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATIONS.
CREATION AND COORDINATION OF RESEARCH GROUPS:
- "New product development in the biotechnology sector", group composed by Chiara Verbano and Anna Nosella (University of Padua)
- "Technology transfer", group composed by Prof. Giorgio Petroni (University of San Marino, now associated INAF-IASF Milan), Chiara Verbano (University of Padova), Francesco Galati and the undersigned (University of Parma)
- "New Product Development (NPD) and Supply Chain Management (SCM)", group composed by Thorsten Blecker (Institute of Business Logistics and General Management, Hamburg University of Technology), Andrea Sianesi, Margherita Pero and Federica Ciccullo (Politecnico di Milano), Eleonora Bottani and the undersigned (University of Parma)
- "Digital innovation management and the role of digital technologies as management innovation tools for the world of professions", group composed by Angelo Deiana (Confederation of Professional Associations - Confassociazioni), Alberto Petroni, Francesco Galati and the undersigned (University of Parma)
- "Industrial system engineering & project management in the field of astronomical technologies", under the agreement between the University of Parma and the National Institute of Astrophysics (INAF) of Milan (Scientific Responsible Prof. Alberto Petroni)
- "Clinical governance in an organizational and managerial perspective", group composed by Elena Giovanna Bignami (University of Parma, Department of Medicine and Surgery), Alberto Petroni and the undersigned (University of Parma, Department of Engineering and Architecture)
INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATIONS:.
- "Innovation in the food industry," collaboration with Dr. Charis Galanakis - Research & Innovation Director Galanakis Laboratories (Chania, Greece) and Coordinator of Food Waste Recovery Group, ISEKI Food Association (2018 to present)
- "Business creation and generational transition in companies", within the SERN (Sweden- Emilia Romagna Network) project. The research group, set up by APIndustria - Parma, involved among others, in addition to the undersigned and APIndustria staff, the Municipality of Parma, the Municipality of Falköping, the Municipality of Pitea, West Sweden House, and the School of Business, Economics and Law of the University of Gothenburg (2007-2008)
MEMBER OF THE SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE:.
- "Smart Production 4.0 Laboratory" (http://www.smartproductionlab.org/), a laboratory of the Department of Engineering and Architecture of the University of Parma engaged in the scientific and cultural deepening of the relationships between design choices, implementation of enabling technologies and business production performance related to the paradigms of "Industry 4.0". The research topics addressed by the lab are both methodological and technological in nature and concern, among others, the horizontal/vertical integration of the supply chain, big data analytics, issues related to work 4.0, skills, learning and training (since 2017)
- "R&D management Lab" (formerly Club R&D), engaged in a multi-year program of research and operational experimentation on industrial research management methods and born from the initiative of INAF-IASF Milano (Dr. Patrizia Caraveo and Prof. Giorgio Petroni) (since 2004)
DIRECTION/PARTICIPATION in the activities of research groups within funded projects:
- Member of the research group established within the project "Development of a Machine Learning tool for process optimization in the healthcare context", DR. 3178/2019 (from 2019 to present)
- co-direction of the research activities within the agreement between the University of Parma and INAIL, on the topic "Noise and vibration risks in mountain farms: development of a mobile information system to support the drafting of the Risk Assessment Document and the automatic notification of the exceeding of risk levels" (from 2018 to 2020)
- participation in the research group established within the project SIR (Code RBSI14L97M) entitled ESCALATE - Economic and environmental Sustainability of Supply Chain and Logistics with Advanced Technologies (Scientific Responsible Eleonora Bottani) (from 2015 to 2018)
- participation in the research group established under the regional program for industrial research innovation and technology transfer "Research Laboratories and Technology Transfer" in Emilia Romagna - Measure 3.4 - Action A - Announcement D.G.R. 1853/2007 (2009-2010)

ORGANIZATION OR PARTICIPATION AS A SPEAKER AT SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCES IN ITALY OR ABROAD
ORGANIZATION OF CONFERENCES - TRACK CHAIR:
- Open Track “Digitalization in Supply Chain: Challenges and Opportunities from a Managerial Perspective”, ISM The International Conference on Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing, Linz (Austria), 17-19 November 2021
- Special Track “Managing Knowledge in Complex Organizations and Networks”, 16th International Forum on Knowledge Asset Dynamics (IFKAD 2020), Rome (Italy), 1-3 September 2021
- Open Track “Digitalization in Supply Chain: Challenges and Opportunities from a Managerial Perspective”, ISM The International Conference on Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing, online edition, 23-25 November 2020
- Special Track “Managing Knowledge in Complex Systems: recent developments and empirical evidence”, 15th International Forum on Knowledge Asset Dynamics (IFKAD 2020), Rome (Italy), 9-11 September 2020
- Open Track “Digitalization in Supply Chain: Challenges and Opportunities from a Managerial Perspective”, ISM The International Conference on Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing, Rende (Italy), 20-21 November 2019
- Special Track “Extracting Knowledge from the Web: A Managerial Perspective”, 14th International Forum of Knowledge Asset Dynamics (IFKAD 2019), Matera (Italy), 5-7 June 2019
- Special Track “A Social Perspective of Knowledge-Based Innovation: Mobility and Aggregation” 13th International Forum of Knowledge Asset Dynamics (IFKAD 2018), Delft (Netherlands), 4-6 July 2018
- Special Track “Innovating Health Care leveraging on Technology, Organization and Management” XXVI Riunione Scientifica Annuale AiIG, Vicenza, 15-16 October 2015
- Creativity Help-Desk Network, tenutosi presso la sede del West Sweden, il 28-30 March 2008, Bruxelles, Sweden Emilia-Romagna Network – SERN project (2008)
- Young Entrepreneurship Seminar, tenutosi presso Ale Municipality, il 14-15 June 2007, Ale (Svezia), Sweden Emilia-Romagna Network – SERN project (2007)
PARTICIPATION AS A SPEAKER at national and international conferences

DIRECTION OR PARTICIPATION IN EDITORIAL BOARDS OF JOURNALS, EDITORIAL SERIES, ENCYCLOPEDIAS AND BOOKS OF RECOGNIZED PRESTIGE
DIRECTION (AS EDITOR OR ASSOCIATE EDITOR) OF EDITORIAL COMMITTEES
- EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER of the European Journal of Innovation Management (since 2020)
- SECTION EDITOR-IN-CHIEF “Open innovation” of the Journal Sci (MDPI) (since 2018)
- EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER of Sustainability (MDPI) - Section Sustainable Agriculture, Food and Wildlife (since 2017)
- EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER of Sustainability (MDPI) - Section Economic, Business and Management Aspects of Sustainability (since 2017)
- EDITORIAL REVIEW BOARD MEMBER of the Leadership and Organization Development Journal (since 2010)
- SCIENTIFIC PANEL MEMBER for the book entitled “Managing Collaborative R&D Projects: Delivering the Value of Open Innovation”, Eds. Gabriela Fernandes, Lawrence Dooley, David O’Sullivan, Asbiørn Rolstadas (2019)
PARTICIPATION IN EDITORIAL BOARDS AS GUEST EDITOR
- “How Startups can Foster Innovation through Sustainability”, Sustainability (2021)
- “Academic Entrepreneurship in an Open Innovation World: A Way to Overcome the Resource Shortages of Academic Spinoffs”, International Journal of Technology Management (2020)
- “A social perspective of knowledge-based innovation: mobility and aggregation”, The Journal of Tehcnology Transfer (2020)
- “Sustainable Product Lifecycle: The Role of ICT”, Sustainability (2019)
- “Industry 4.0 and Sustainable Supply Chain Management”, Processes (2019)
- "Sustainable Food Innovation", Sustainability (2018)
- "The Growth of Academic Spin-offs", International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, 21(4-5) (2017)
- "Interdependencies between New Product Development and Supply Chain Management", International Journal of Engineering, Science and Technology, 5(2) (2013)
- "Technology Transfer and Innovation", International Journal Technology Transfer and Commercialisation, 12(1-2-3) (2013)
- "Technology strategy in family firms: A new avenue for research", International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, 17(1-2-3) (2013)
- "Green innovation management: theory and practice”, European Journal of Innovation Management, 15(4) (2012)
- "New product development and innovation", International Journal of Engineering, Science and Technology, 2(9) (2010)
REVIEWER for more than 50 international scientific journals
DIRECTION OR PARTICIPATION IN EDITORIAL SERIES
- AUTHOR BY INVITATION of the chapter "Factors affecting the growth of academic oriented spin-offs" in "Innovation strategies for the food industry: tools for implementation. Second edition", Ed. Galanakis, C.M. Elsevier-Academic Press (forthcoming)
- AUTHOR BY INVITATION of the chapter "Academia-Industry interaction in the food sector: an Open Innovation ecosystem" in "Innovation strategies for the food industry: tools for implementation, Second edition", Ed. Galanakis, C.M. Elsevier-Academic Press (forthcoming)
- AUTHOR BY INVITATION of the chapter "Reorientation of pharmaceuticals applications in an open innovation model" in "Nutraceuticals & Natural Product Pharmaceuticals", Ed. Galanakis, C.M. Elsevier-Academic Press (forthcoming)
- AUTHOR BY INVITATION of the chapter “Sustainable innovation: drivers, barriers and actors under an open innovation lens” in “Sustainable Innovation”, Eds. Cosmina Lelia Voinea, Nadine Roijakkers, Ward Ooms (forthcoming)
- EDITOR BY INVITATION, with Prof. Giorgio Petroni, of the book "The Space Economy: From Science to Market ", Cambridge Scholars Publishing (2019)
- AUTHOR BY INVITATION of the chapter "Open Innovation in traditional food" in "Innovations in Traditional Foods", Ed. Galanakis, C.M. Elsevier- Woodhead (2019)
- AUTHOR BY INVITATION of the chapter “Business Models for Biosensors in the Food Industry” in “Handbook of Cell Biosensors”, Ed. Gerald Thouand (2019)
- AUTHOR BY INVITATION of the chapter "An Open Innovation Model for SMEs" in "Researching OI in SMEs", Ed. Wim Vanhaverbeke, Federico Frattini, Nadine Roijakkers, Usman Muhammad. World Scientific Publications (2018)
- AUTHOR BY INVITATION of the chapter "Open Innovation and Incorporation Between Academia and Food Industry" in "Innovation strategies for the food industry: tools for implementation", Ed. Galanakis, C.M. Elsevier-Academic Press (2016)

RESEARCH OR TEACHING FELLOWSHIPS
TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
- Finance and Control (9 CFU) for the Master's Degree in Management Engineering at the University of the Republic of San Marino (a.y. 2020/21)
- Business Economics (6 CFU) for the Degree in Management Engineering at the University of the Republic of San Marino (a.y. 2018/19)
- Economics Applied to Engineering (6 CFU) for the Degree in Management Engineering at the University of the Studies of the Republic of San Marino (a.y. 2017/18)
DIRECTOR of the Degree and Master's Degree Courses in Management Engineering at the University of the Studies of the Republic of San Marino (starting from a.y. 2020/21)

RESULTS OBTAINED IN TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER IN TERMS OF PARTICIPATION IN THE CREATION OF NEW COMPANIES (SPIN OFF), DEVELOPMENT, USE AND MARKETING OF PATENTS
- VICE PRESIDENT of the Board of Directors of the spin-off "Systems for content and proximity marketing S.r.l.", Department of Industrial Engineering. The spin-off has as its object the development, production and marketing of innovative products or services with high technological value (such as, for example, communication tools with business intelligence capabilities, management and control of workflows and organization of business processes, etc.) (since 2016)
- FOUNDER MEMBER of the spin-off participated by the University of Parma, called "Univenture SrL". The spin-off has carried out business intelligence activities, and has had as its object the study, development, installation, maintenance and after-sales service of software products and complementary services (from 2006 to 2010)

PARTICIPATION IN THE Ph.D. BOARD
- VICE COORDINATOR of the PhD in Industrial Engineering at the University of Parma, Department of Engineering and Architecture (since 2017)
- MEMBER of the Ph.D. Board in Industrial Engineering at the University of Parma (since 2005)
- TUTOR of a Ph.D. thesis in Industrial Engineering (XXIX cycle) at the University of Parma, entitled "The factors limiting the implementation of the OI paradigm in Italian SMEs: a statistical survey" (2015-2018)
- TEACHING SEMINAR for the PhD course in Industrial Engineering on the topic "Themes and research methodologies for economic-management engineering" (2014)

UNIVERSITY TEACHING ACTIVITIES
- Business Administration (12 CFU), Degree in Management Engineering (since a.y. 2013-14)
- Economics and Business Organization (9 CFU), Degree in Mechanical Engineering (since a.y. 2005-06)
- Economics and Business Organization (9 CFU), Degree in Information Systems Engineering (since a.y. 2019-20)
- Economics Applied to Engineering (9 CFU), Degree in Management Engineering (a.y. 2016-17 and 2017-18)
- Digital Business & Web Marketing (6 CFU), Master Degree in Management Engineering (a.y. 2015-16)
- Institutions of Economics (9 CFU), Degree in Management Engineering (a.y. 2014-15 and 2015-16)
- Economics and Business Organization A (6 CFU), Degree in Computer Engineering (a.y. 2008-09 and 2009-10)

EXTRA-UNIVERSITY TEACHING ACTIVITIES
- Teaching assignment, on the topic of Open Innovation, within the "Master in Food Industry Management III ed - MaFood", specialization course realized jointly between the University of Parma and the Business School of Il Sole 24 Ore (2017)
- Teaching assignment within the Professional Development Course entitled "Management by projects and processes in Public Administration: models and operational techniques" funded by INPS - Gestione Dipendenti Pubblici - Regional Directorate Emilia Romagna (2014)
- Assignment of teaching within the module of Management Control within the Mini Master in "Business Management and Project Management" - Order of Engineers of Parma (2009, 2010)
- Teaching assignment within the project "High specialization in innovative systems of production planning and management control" (2005-0080/PR) - CISITA (2006)
- Teaching assignment within the course "Expert of Internationalization of Enterprise: Eastern Europe" (Ref. PA 662/Re/04) - Training Institute Operatori Aziendali - IFOA of Reggio Emilia (2005)
- Teaching and tutoring assignments within the Master in "Supply Chain Management for the Food Industry", edition 2003-2004, P.O.R. Regione Emilia Romagna ob.3 Mis. C3 "Higher Education", FSE 2000/2006 - Ref. 0066/SC3 – Centro Studio e Lavoro "La Cremeria" srl Cavriago (RE), (2004)

DIRECTION, COORDINATION AND PLANNING OF TRAINING COURSES AND MASTERS
- Member of the Technical Scientific Committee of the Professional Update Course entitled "Management by projects and processes in Public Administration: models and operational techniques" funded by INPS - Gestione Dipendenti Pubblici - Regional Directorate Emilia Romagna, with the role of tutor and web platform manager (2014)
- Scientific and organizational responsibility of the Mini Master in "Business Management and Project Management" of the Association of Engineers of Parma (2009, 2010, 2012)

INSTITUTIONAL ACTIVITIES
- President of the Course of Study in Management Engineering of the University of Parma (since 2020)
- Director of the Degree and Master Degree courses in Management Engineering of the University of San Marino (since 2020)
- Member of the Committee for the Coordination of the Degree and Master Degree courses in Management Engineering between the University of Parma and the University of San Marino (since 2020)
- Member of the Project Committee PIL4 "Actions for the qualification of transitions from university paths to work", Regional Operational Program ESF 2014/2020 OT 10 - Investment Priority 10.4, referred to DGR 1256 of 22/07/2019 – Centro Studio e Lavoro “La Cremeria” (since 2020)
- Member of the Project Committee PIL3 "Actions for the qualification of transitions to work of undergraduates and recent graduates leaving the University of Parma", Ref. PA n. 2017-9059/RER approved by Resolution of the Regional Council n. 362 of 12/03/2018 - Cisita Parma Scarl (since 2020)
- Vice coordinator of the Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering of the University of Parma (since 2017)
- Member of the Steering Committee for the Degree course in Management Engineering (since 2017)
- Quality Assurance Manager (RAQ) and member of the Review Group for the Degree in Management Engineering (from 2013 to 2019)
- IRIS (Institutional Research Information System) delegate of the Department of Engineering and Architecture of the University of Parma (since 2017)
- Referent for the project of School-Work Alternation for the Degree in Management Engineering (since 2017)
- Delegate of the Department of Engineering and Architecture of the University of Parma for the incoming and outgoing orientation for the Degree in Management Engineering (from 2017 to 2019)
- PRIN 2012 evaluator (2013)
- State Examination expert member for the qualification to the profession of engineer (since 2007)
- Supervisor of more than 300 thesis for Degree and Master degree in Management Engineering (since 2005)
- Member of the Commission for the admission to the Master Degree in Management Engineering (from 2010 to 2016)

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2021/2022

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2020/2021

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2019/2020

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2018/2019

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2017/2018

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2016/2017

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2015/2016

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2014/2015

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2013/2014

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