• Innolab S.r.l., spin-off of Politecnico di Bari (Members: Prof. Engr. Mariagrazia Dotoli, Dr. Engr. Marco Falagario, Dr. Engr. Giuseppe Ardito, Politecnico di Bari; Board chair: Dr. Engr. Nicola Epicoco), in consultancy, training, and assistance activities in the following areas: management and control engineering; energy savings and renewable sources; continuous improvement and quality control; management of private companies and optimization of resources in public bodies; re-engineering of business processes; organization, management, and control models (Italian Leg. Dec. 231/01).
  • IBM, word leader company in the computers industry, in the research project RES NOVAE for the realization of an urban control center for the energy management of Smart Cities;
  • E-distribuzione, the largest electricity operator in Italy and Europe’s second listed utility for installed capacity, in the research projects RES NOVAE on the definition of energy scheduling techniques in the smart home and UCCSM for the realization of an urban control center for the energy management of Smart Cities at a regional level, and in a PhD research about the study and development of an advanced model of storage management and control system;
  • Centro Ricerche Fiat S.C.p.A., an Italian company that develops innovative power units, vehicle systems, materials, methods and processes for the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) products, in the research company PICO&PRO for the optimization of industry processes related to the production of automotive components;
  • Banque Centrale du Luxembourg, the central bank of Luxembourg, for a study on the application of muti-criteria decision methods to public procurement tenders;
  • TERA S.r.l. in Conversano (Bari), an SME providing energy efficiency and ICT solutions, in the research projects RES NOVAE on the definition of energy scheduling techniques in smart homes and UCCSM for the realization of an urban control center for the energy management of Smart Cities at a regional level;
  • Retegas Bari S.p.A. (Bari), the municipal gas distribution company in the capital city of the Apulian region, in a PhD research about machine learning and artificial intelligence techniques for management and control of smart meters;
  • SimNT S.r.l. in Bari, an SME providing ICT services and products, in the research project UCCSM for the realization of an urban control center for the energy management of Smart Cities at a regional level;
  • Ferrovie del Sud Est e Servizi Automobilisti S.r.l., the largest public regional railway network in Italy, for a research project on offline and real-time trains scheduling;
  • GTS (General Transport Service) S.p.A. in Bari, a logistic company world leader, for a research project on the management and automation of intermodal transport;
  • Planetek in Bari, a company Italian leader in ICT for the use of geo-localized data, for a research project on the management and automation of urban mobility of passengers;
  • Macnil Gruppo Zucchetti in Bari, an SME providing ICT solutions, for a research project on the management and automation of urban mobility of passengers;
  • Nicola Veronico S.r.l. in Bari, an SME working in hazardous and special waste management, for a research project on Vehicle Routing for the Optimization of Hazardous Waste Collection;
  • Dream Project S.p.A. in Barletta (BAT), an SME leader in Italy in fashion distribution, for a research project on the management and automation of the company internal logistics;
  • Tangari S.r.l. in Corato (BA), an SME that is leader in Italy in the production of objects and vestments, for a research project on the management and automation of the company internal logistics;
  • Divella S.p.A. in Rutigliano (BA), a world leader company in the food production, in particularly of pasta, for a research project on warehouse logistics and management;
  • Cannillo S.r.l. in Corato (BA), a company active in the marketing of food, for a research project on integrated logistics to support the activities of procurement, distribution and supply of goods, within the cold chain;
  • Primadonna S.p.A. di Bitonto (BA), a world leading manufacturer of fashion footwear at low cost, for a research project on the implementation of an automated warehouse;
  • OM Carrelli Elevatori S.p.A. in Modugno (BA), an SME forklift trucks, for a research project on the analysis and optimization of logistics.