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Principal Investigator

Prof. Silvia Rita Sedita obtained a Ph.D. in Economics and Management of Small Firms and Local Development in 2004. Since 2015 she is an Associate Professor in Economics and Management at the University of Padova, where she teaches Marketing and Advanced Marketing. Her research agenda includes issues within the field of management of creativity and innovation in interorganizational networks. Recently she has been interested in the sustainability of innovation

Team Member

Ph.D. in Organization and Business Management (1998-2001), since 1/10/2019 she is Full professor in Economics and Business Management at the University of Padua. Main research interests are as follows: digitalization strategies,
sustainability and business models, global value chains, districts and local systems of SMEs

PhD in Economics and Management (2011), she is Associate Professor. Main research interests are: environmental innovations and the circular economy, with a special focus on inter-firms collaboration and the evolution of Italian industrial firms and districts within global value chains.

Daniel Alonso-Martinez is Assistant Professor in Business Management at the Department of Business Administration since 2017, University of Leon (Spain). His most recent research is on innovation management and corporate social responsibility. He is involved in the committee of Academy of Management Conference and in the committee of European Academy of Management Conference.

Karolina Crespi Gomes is a Research fellow at the Department of Economics and Business Management at the University of Padova. She is interested in waste management, zero waste movement and sustainable innovation and transitions.

Silvia Blasi is a Post Doc fellow at the Department of Environmental Science and Policy at the University of Milan since 2020. She defended her PhD. in Economics & Management at the University of Padova in 2018. She is interested in sustainable innovation, social entrepreneurship, hybrid organizations, corporate
social responsibility, and environmental economics.

Ekaterina Domorenok is Associate Professor of Political Science at the Department of Political Science, Law and International Studies of the University of Padua. Her research interests mainly concern policy design and implementation in multi-level governance settings, in particular with regard to sustainable development, climate and territorial development policies.

Lorenzo Marca is a Bachelor's degree student in Communication, at the University of Padova. He collaborates with TRACY as an intern, with the task of managing the communication of the research project under the supervision of Prof. Silvia Rita Sedita.