Research at ZLC tackles global circular supply chains

Research in Logistics and Supply Chain Management at ZLC contributes to enhancing economic growth and business competitiveness through innovation. The partnership incorporating the No.1 academic institution in the field (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Aragón’s regional university and government, and industry partners serves as an exclusive model for closer cooperation between industry, public administration and academia in funding research and using the knowledge transfer accumulated to rapidly reap commercial rewards.

Our Research Activity

Our Research Partners

ZLC private research projects are customized to resolve supply chain challenges identified by the company. 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.

Key Figures

Entity in number of European research projects on logistics in Spain
R&D collaborative projects
European Union-funded projects
Partners in research projects
Referred publications and books (or chapters)

"We have been partnering with ZLC for a few years now on different projects and capacities exchanging knowledge and challenges for mutual benefit. The signing of our Collaboration Agreement is built on the recognition of an already fruitful relationship and is meant to facilitate an even closer cooperation in the future"

Sergio Barbarino
Research Fellow, Supply Network Innovation Center at Procter & Gamble
Vice-Chair, ALICE ETP on Logistics

Research Office

Carolina Ciprés

Carolina Ciprés

Director of Research
+34 976 077 616

Teresa de la Cruz

Project Manager
+34 976 077 635

Alicia Martinez de Yuso

Project Manager
+34 976 077 603

Mar Vicente

Research Office Assistant
+34 976 077 607

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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.