First name: 
Matteo
Surname: 
Di Rosa
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Working for a Private Company
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non-profit research organization
Organizational affiliation: 
APRE - Agency for the promotion of European Research
How are you performing research on Citizen Science, taking part in Citizen Science activities and/or supporting Citizen Science?: 
I joined APRE in 2010, after a University degree in Natural Science at the University of Naples "Federico II" and a post-graduation master on Fundraising and Communication of Science at the University of Rome "La Sapienza". Since 2012 he has been working as National Contact Point for Environment theme (during the EU seventh Framework Programme 2007-2013) and for the Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials theme (SC5, during Horizon 2020 Programme). Since 2015 he has been in charge also of doing the National Contact Point for Food security, sustainable agriculture, marine and maritime research and the bio-economy (SC2). My main activity is to provide assistance to (Italian) organisations participating in the European Framework Programme, in particular in the Environment and Food areas. He organizes workshops, info days and training sessions in order to promote European Funding opportunities. Currently, I'm also a trainer on "How to write a successful proposal", "How to maximize the impact of the project results" and "Open Science". I'm getting in charge of the dissemination and the communication activities in several EU projects, such as Envimpact, EcoWeb, Biotriangle, Trade-IT and actually NPCs CaRE and Quest.