Paolo Budroni

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Dr Paolo Budroni

Professional title: 
Programme Manager/Project Manager
Primary Domain/Field of Expertise (Other): 
Research Data Management, Policy Development
Organization name: 
University of Vienna
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Paolo Budroni, University of Vienna Paolo Budroni earned his Dr. phil. in 1986 at the University of Vienna, completing a semiotic examination of “Don Camillo and Peppone.” In 1988, he completed his education degree at the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU) and in 1996, he received a postgraduate degree in European Integration for Public Administration at the Austrian Federal European Academy. In 1991, he headed the realization of the first Current Research Information System (CRIS) of the University of Vienna (1991-1998). While on sabbatical (2001-2005), Budroni worked as a docent for marketing courses at the graduate level at the Università degli Studi di Perugia (Scienze della Comunicazione), and as Marketing Manager and, later, Strategic Business Development Manager for a German telecommunications firm. Back in Vienna, in 2005, he served as Managing Director during the development of the digital archiving system for RDM, which also serves as Institutional Repository of the University of Vienna (Phaidra, 2007-2016). From 2014 to 2016, he has also been the Managing Director of the first phase of the nation-wide project e-Infrastructures Austria (26 partners), which aims to create an Austrian network of competencies in the field of university repositories and research data ( European or National projects (led or acquired): OpenAIRE, Europeana Libraries, TEMPUS in the Western Balkan Region, e-Infrastructures Austria, Open Education Austria, H2020-LEARN (WP3, Policy Development and Alignment Paolo Budroni is the Austrian National Delegate to the e-Infrastructure Reflection Group (e-IRG) ( and represents the University of Vienna at the association COAR.

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