The center aims to conduct large-scale and multi-disciplinary research focused on a small set of fundamental managerial issues. Researchers endeavor to understand the relationship between innovation, firms competitiveness and economic growth in the global economy. The areas of expertise and interest of ICRIOS researchers span across several divisions of management and organization, as well as areas of applied economics, trade, marketing and operations research. Within each of the main four headings below you can find details of the research carried out in each area.