Margherita Cappelletto CNR - Blue Planet Economy
Margherita Cappelletto
Department of Earth System Science and Environmental Technologies, CNR
Margherita Cappelletto

Technologist at the Department of Earth System Science and Environmental Technologies of the National Research Council of Italy with a background in Astronomy and Astrophysics and a Master in Science Communication, Margherita Cappelletto works at the interface of science and policy, including cooperation/networking programmes and projects development targeting marine and maritime science in collaboration with national, European, and international organizations. Since 2014, she has been supporting the integovernamental R&I Initiative BlueMed for blue jobs and growth in the Mediterranean area, joined by 16 countries.

From 2016 to 2021 she was the project manager of the EU funded project BlueMed Coordination and Support Action. Recently, she has been supporting the Italian Oceanographic Commission for developing the Mediterranean Programme for the Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030) and joined the Italian delegation at the General Assembly of the UNESCO-Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission.