Alessandra BONESSO

Technical Administrative Staff
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Website (personal record)
CESA - Unità di progetto PNRR (Referente Unità di progetto)
Where: Ca' Bottacin
Where: Ca' Bottacin
Interconnected Nord-Est Innovation Ecosystem - Temporary Project Centre
Addetto Squadre di Emergenza

Professional experiences


Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Centro Erogazione Servizi di Ateneo (CESA)

Contact person for PNRR projects

February 2023 - Present

Responsibility for the overall correctness of the management of the reference procedures/processes undertaken with regard to the projects financed by the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (PNRR) "iNEST - Interconnected Northeast Innovation Ecosystem, Mission 4 "Education Research", Component 2 "From research to enterprise", Investment 1. 5 "Creation and Strengthening of Innovation Ecosystems" and "CHANGES - Cultural Heritage Active Innovation for Sustainable Society, Mission 4 "Education Research", Component 2 "From Research to Enterprise", Investment 1.3 "Partnerships extended to Universities, Research Centres, Enterprises and Research Project Financing".


Ca' Foscari University Venice
Centro Erogazione Servizi di Ateneo (CESA) - European Centre for Living Technology (ECLT), THE NEW INSTITUTE Centre for Environmental Humanities (NICHE)

Design and management of funded research projects

August 2020 - Present

  • Support for the submission of new project proposals in response to competitive calls financed by foreign and national bodies.
  • Support in the creation of the project budget.
  • Management of the negotiation phase of funded projects.
  • Enhancement of the administrative activity related to the management of funded research projects.
  • Administrative management and reporting of funded research projects.
  • Management of relations with project partners.
  • Monitoring of the project progress with respect to the planned activities, time and expenditure.
  • Preparation of periodic reports of funded projects.
  • Participation in project meetings.
  • Preparation of administrative documentation and management of “conto terzi” projects.
  • Supervision and coordination of calls for research grants, external staff and short term research fellowships.


Ca' Foscari University Venice
European Centre for Living Technology (ECLT)

Administrative-technical support to research activities

December 2017 - Present

  • Support to the submission of new project proposals in response to competitive calls funded by foreign and national entities.
  • Reporting on funded research projects.
  • Communication and dissemination activities of project results.
  • Management of recruitment procedures for research grants, external staff and short term research fellowships
  • Management of missions and reimbursements to guests.
  • Support for meetings of the Board of Directors.
  • Support for the organisation and management of seminars, conferences and symposia.
  • Management of bodies, fellows and new institutions of the ECLT Centre.
  • Support for the Centre's accounting and financial activities.


Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM)

EU Project Management and fund-raising activities

May 2014 - December 2017

Fund-raising, programming and design activities for the preparation and management of research projects:

  • Screening and selection of national, European and international funding calls on topics of interest to the Foundation and bi-monthly drafting of the Bulletin with active opportunities.
  • Training activities on design of research proposals, on programmes funded by the European Commission and other international bodies.
  • Advice and support in the drafting of project proposals in response to specific calls for proposals, for which the Foundation is both coordinator and partner.
  • Negotiation of funded projects and management of relations with funding bodies.
  • Management of relations with project partners.
  • Support for the creation of project budgets, administrative management and reporting of funded projects.

CASA EUROPA Study and Consulting Centre

Consultant in EU Project Management

March 2011 - December 2017

  • Consulting activities aimed at different types of subjects (companies, public bodies, third sector).
  • Mobilisation and management of partnerships for the definition and adherence to the project idea.
  • Drafting and presentation of project proposals and the necessary documentation in response to specific calls for proposals.
  • Management and reporting on approved projects.
  • Follow-up of project results.


CMCC Foundation - Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Climate Change - ECIP Division

Administrative and financial management of European research projects

May 2014 - December 2015

  • Support to the administrative and financial management of funded European research projects.
  • Monitoring of project progress against planned activities, timelines and expenditure.
  • Preparation of periodic reports of funded projects.
  • Management and reporting of expenses incurred for approved projects.
  • Participation in project meetings.
  • Communication activities and dissemination of project results.


Coin Group

Foreign Correspondence Officer - Import Export

October 2010 - May 2014

  • Coordination of the entire process of import and export of goods, in relation to the documentary, administrative, logistical and customs phases.
  • Managing contacts with foreign suppliers, agents, banks, forwarding agents and the necessary paperwork for the transport of goods and their distribution.
  • Management of Intrastat documentation in Sap.


Veneto Region, Institutional Reforms and Delegation Processes Directorate


November 2009 - May 2010

  • Research and review of current legislation, case law and doctrine.
  • Preparation of a document summarising the results of the analysis carried out.
  • Publication of an article entitled "The Conference system: critical elements of functional and organisational profiles" in the journal "Il diritto della Regione".


United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) - Investment and Technology Promotion Office Italy


October 2007 - December 2007

  • Preparation of reports in French on small and medium industries in Italy and developing countries, with a main focus on North Africa.
  • Screening of cooperation opportunities at national and international level.
  • Support in the organisation of international conferences, visits and events.
  • Updating and translation from French into Italian of Morocco's catalogue of investment opportunities.
  • Data input and translation into the official UNIDO database.
  • Organisation of the sixth edition of Maroc Sourcing, international trade fair dedicated to the textile and subcontracting sector.


Education and Training

AICCRE EU Project Management Training Centre and Venice International University

Master of Advanced Studies in EU Project Management

Vote: 82/100.



University of Padua, Faculty of Political Science

Master's degree in International Politics and Diplomacy

Vote: 110/110 cum laude.

2006 - 2009

University of Lausanne, Faculté des Sciences sociales et politiques

Erasmus scholarship



University of Padua, Faculty of Political Science

Bachelor's degree in Political Science and International Relations, Human Rights Curriculum

Mark: 110/110 cum laude.

2003 - 2006


Duca degli Abruzzi experimental linguistic high school

Linguistic high school diploma

Mark: 99/100.

1998 - 2003