Research Partnership

Research: collaboration with companies

Since its inception more than 15 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 70 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:

SENSE: Accelerating the Path Towards Physical Internet
(2017 – 2020).

AGROinLOG: Demonstration of innovative integrated biomass logistics centres for the Agro-Industry sector in Europe (2016-2020).

CLUSTERS 2.0: Open network of hyper connected logistics clusters towards Physical Internet (2017 – 2020).

SELIS: Towards a Shared European Logistics Intelligent Information Space (2016 – 2019).

CORE: Consistently Optimised Resilient Secure Global Supply-Chains (2014 – 2018).

SMART-RAIL: Smart Supply Chain Oriented Rail Freight Services (2015 – 2018).

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.