Research Partnership

Research: collaboration with companies

Since its inception more than 20 years ago, Zaragoza Logistics Center actively participates in the preparation of proposals and execution of R&D projects financed by both public and private entities. ZLC also has a Knowledge Transfer Office (KTO) recognized by the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities in Spain.

The research team of ZLC has a highly qualified team with wide experience in global, European, regional and local projects, always being at the forefront of the latest trends in the area of logistics and supply chain management.

ZLC offers companies the possibility of joining ZLC research partners base where more than 80 companies have sponsored research projects. These projects are led by ZLC faculty with the involvement of ZLC researchers. Additionally, research partners can receive deeper insights on other ZLC projects, publications, research learnings and results on topics of concern for the company.

Public Funded Projects

ZLC participates in public funded projects together with companies in consortiums. At a European level, ZLC is the Spanish Institution with the most European research projects in logistics and supply chain management (in FP7, Horizon 2020, Interreg, ..). ZLC also collaborates with companies in projects of the National R&D Plan, such as Innovative Business Associations.

Examples of public funded projects in collaboration with companies:

LEAD: Low-Emission Adaptive last mile logistics supporting ‘on Demand economy’ through digital twins (2020 – 2023).


PLANET: Progress towards Federated Logistics Through the Integration Of TEN-T into A Global Trade Network (2020 – 2023).


SOLUTIONSplus: Integrated Urban Electric Mobility Solutions in the Context of the Paris Agreement, the Sustainable Development Goals and the New Urban Agenda (2020-2023).


AI-CUBE: Artificial Intelligence and Big Data CSA for Process Industry Users, Business Development and Exploitation’ (2020 – 2022).

INDIMO: Inclusive digital mobility solutions (2020 – 2022).


SPROUT: Sustainable Policy Response to Urban mobility Transition (2019 – 2022).

Contact us

KTO is the link between ZLC and the community in terms of the exchange of knowledge, know-how, skills and expertise, for both commercial and non-commercial applications. Fill in the form to contact the KTO department.