• Analysis of industrial districts and productive chains

  • Analysis of the possibilities of industrial clusters insertion in global value chains.

  • Innovation management in Small and Medium Businesses

  • Sustainability and Production (green supply chain)

  • Development of a set of indicators as an instrument for the evaluation and classification of local productive systems ( industrial clusters)

  • Cooperation dynamic networks and Virtual Organizations (VO): Concepts and management methods

  • Knowledge generation and diffusion in productive cooperation networks

  • Formation and development of complex cooperatives

  • Mechanisms to support industrial policies in regional clusters

  • Supply chain management 

  • Social -cultural requirements for cooperation networks creation and development