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Antonio Marco Pantaleo



EIC Programme Manager for energy systems and green technologies

He has twenty years of experience in multidisciplinary research projects in renewable and clean energy technologies (solar, wind, biomass, and hybrid), energy systems integration, biosystems engineering, energy use in agricultural engineering and food processing.

He holds a first degree in electric engineering from Politecnico of Bari and a PhD in process systems engineering from Imperial College London, where he is affiliated as research fellow to the Clean Energy Processes Lab (CEP) and Centre for Process Systems Engineering (CPSE) of the department of chemical engineering. He is an associate professor of clean energy technologies at the department of agro-environmental sciences of the University of Bari.

Before becoming professor, he co-founded an energy service company, worked for Edison Energie Speciali as wind and biomass energy engineer and for GSE (Gestore dei Servizi Energetici) in the strategic planning division. He also worked as scientific expert and consultant for public and private organisations, including the Italian Ministry of Research, and was vice-Rector for energy policy of University of Bari.

Antonio authored over hundred scientific papers, and he is member of IEA working group on energy storage, ASME technical committee on clean fuels, and is delegate for energy in the Italian Sustainable Universities network.


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Outreach activities

  1. 15 March 2023
    EIC Pathfinder Challenge Info Day
    • Presentation of EIC Pathfinder Challenge on Clean and Efficient cooling
      • Watch full webinar here
  2. 01 February 2023
    EIC Accelerator Challenge Info Day
    • Presentation of EIC Accelerator Challenge on Energy storage
      • Watch full webinar here
  3. 8 November 2022
    EIC Podcast series: Episode 3 - Vertical farming – will factory-grown food become the new normal?
    • EIC's podcast The game changers: from radical idea to innovative business 
    • With Antonio Marco Pantaleo, Ruben Costa - Coordinator of EIC funded project ARTIBLED, Galina Gorshkova - Co-founder of Crocus Lab and Ronald Chalons - Supply chain director at Brite Solar
    • Listen to the full episode here
  4. 18 October 2022
    Water Knowledge Europe 2022, Brussels (BE)
  5. 28 - 29 September 2022
    International Forum on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioeconomy - Bari, IT
    • Organised by the Italian Circular Bioeconomy Cluster SPRING, Innovhub-SSI and Federchimica-Assobiotec
    • More info here
  6. 27 - 28 September 2022
    International Workshop On Carnot Batteries - Stuttgart, DE
    • Organized by KIT, University Stuttgart and DLR
    • More info here
  7. 22 - 27 September 2022
    EIC Challenges Workshop with Member States
    • Organised by the Programme Managers' Office 
    • Please find individual reports and Power Point presentations for the session here
  8. 12 September 2022
    Conference of the Italian Thermo technical Association (ATI)
  9. 28 - 29 July 2022
    Portfolio meetings (climate and environment portfolio)
  10. 21 July 2022
    Workshop with the Italian Rectors Board (CRUI)
  11. 6 July 2022
    Climate KIC
  12. 23 - 25 May 2022
    2022 ARPA-E Summit
  13. 16 - 19 May 2022
    Portfolio meetings (Energy storage)
  14. 9 - 12 May 2022
    European Biomass Conference and Exhibition (EUBCE) 2022
  15. 4 April 2022
    Opportunities and challenges from Europe’s flagship innovation programme - Politecnico di Torino, Torino (IT)
  16. 4 February 2022
    Dubai Expo