Project Description

The ICT4Industry Laboratory aims to develop tecno-organizational solutions for product/process design and operations management in complex industrial sectors. Its focus is on the optimization of engineering data, information and knowledge management through tools and methodologies based on business processes and innovative technological applications.

The research activities include technological benchmark, new trends foresight, organizational and sector analysis, business processes analysis together with the development of new solutions on PLM, BPM, Business Intelligence and Virtual Reality Systems.

The research area works in regional, Italian and European projects collaborating with different research organizations and industrial companies. The living lab KLIO Lab (Knowledge Lifecycle Innovation), established from the research activities of the area, is certified by ENOLL (European Network of Living Lab).

  • Methodologies development and application;
  • Business Processes Analysis and Monitoring;
  • Enterprise Framework Development;
  • Evaluation of impacts and performance of techno-organizational innovation;
  • New ICT tools development;
  • Customization of third parties Software (i.e. commercial, legacy, open or free);
  • Software integration;
  • Application of ICT tools in Industrial fields.
  • Best Paper 2011: International Journal of Innovation and Technologies Management per l’articolo “Lazoi Mariangela, Federica Ceci, Corallo Angelo, Giustina Secundo, (2011), Collaboration in an aerospace SMEs cluster: Innovation and ICT dynamics”.
  • Stellar Award 2010: European Conference on Technologies Enancing Learning per l’+D1articolo “Andreas Kaschig, Ronald Maier, Alexander Sandow, Lazoi Mariangela, Anne Barnes, Jenny Bimrose, Claire Bradley, Alan Brown, Christine Kunzmann, Athanasios Mazarakis, Andreas Schmidt, 2010, Knowledge Maturing Activities and Practices Fostering Organisational Learning: Results of an Empirical Study”

For more information please contact: Mariangela Lazoi (

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Research Area


Network Modelling and Analysis

The area Network Modelling and Analysis aims to analyse and model the structure and the dynamics of social, business, biological and technology complex systems using networks or graphs.



The Entrepreneurship & Business Development Area aims at developing new business idea, identifying new market and social opportunities, and facilitating knowledge sharing among SMEs, Public&Private Institutions and University research centers.



The Area performs analyses and evaluations on organizational systems and processes, with a focus on public and health organizations, and supports the management of change in organizations.



InTERACT Lab deals with the research, design and development of innovative solutions about cultural engagement, fruition and documentation, in the context of Smart Communities.
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Digital Solutions for urban ecosystem management at different scales (city, district, building) and including their sub-systems (infrastructures, social networks, site, resources, etc.).


Digital Security and Risk Management

This research area is in charge of designing innovative methodologies and solutions for secure data management and analysis in collaborative ICT environments.



The research area TechFArM focuses on three main research lines: Food traceability, Blue Growth, Technologies for agriculture.

Iniziative e progetti con

  • Politecnico di Milano – Osservatorio GECO: Prof. Sergio Terzi;
  • Politecnico di Bari – Dip. di Ingegneria Meccanica e Gestionale;
  • Università degli Studi Bergamo – Dip. di Ingegneria gestionale, dell’informazione e della produzione;
  • Florida Institute of Technology: Prof. Michael Grieves;
  • Università di Milano;
  • Innsbruck University;
  • Università Chieti-Pescara;
  • Università Federico II Napoli.
  • Puglia Region;
  • Distretto Tecnologico Aerospaziale Pugliese (DTA);
  • Distretto Tecnologico HiTech (DHITECH);
  • Aeroporti di Puglia;
  • Finmeccanica;
  • GE Oil&Gas – Nuovo Pignone;
  • GE Aviation – AvioAero;
  • Ansaldo Energia;
  • ESI Italia;
  • Altea;
  • Dassault Systemes;
  • Infor;
  • EKA s.r.l.;
  • Advantech s.r.l.;
  • Contact;
  • Enginsoft;

Pubblicazioni Scientifiche

  • Corallo  Angelo,  Fortunato  Laura,  Lazoi  Mariangela,  Lettera  Serena,  Totaro  Salvatore,  Guidone  Giovanni Pietro,   (FORTHCOMING), Engineering   Competencies   Management:   algebraic   formalism   and methodological definition, Knowledge and Process Management Journal;
  • Corallo  Angelo,  Lazoi  Mariangela,  Secundo  Giustina,  DePaolis  Paolo,  (2015), An  Interpretative  Model From  The  Elasticity  Theory  To  Explore  Knowledge  Integration  in  NPD, Knowledge  Management Research & Practice;
  • Corallo Angelo, Errico Fabrizio, Esposito Marco, Lazoi Mariangela, (2014), The role of knowledge in the New Product Development Process through the perspective of business model, International Journal of  Collaborative  Enterprise, Special  Issue  on  Product  Development  in  Collaborative  and  Integrated Environment, Vol.4, N.4;
  • Corallo  Angelo,  Errico  Fabrizio,  Lazoi  Mariangela,  (2014),   The  Aerospace “Networked”  Business Model:  evidences and suggestions, Universal Journal of Management, Vol. 2(4), pp. 151 –159;
  • Corallo  Angelo,  Lazoi  Mariangela,  Lettera  Serena,  Marra  Manuela,  Verardi  Sabrina,  (2014),   Reviewing Product  Lifecycle  Management  Models  For  Complex  Sectors:  A  Proposal, Universal  Journal  of Industrial and Business Management, Vol. 2(2), pp. 52-60;
  • Corallo  Angelo,  Latino  MariaElena,  Lazoi  Mariangela,  Lettera  Serena,  Marra  Manuela,  Verardi  Sabrina, (2013),   Defining  Product  Lifecycle  Management:  A  Journey  across Features,  Definitions,  and Concepts, ISRN Industrial Engineering, Vol. 2013;
  • Andreas  Kaschig,  Ronald  Maier,  Alexander  Sandow,  Lazoi  Mariangela,  Andreas  Schmidt,  Sally-Anne Barnes,  Jenny  Bimrose,  Claire  Bradley,  Alan  Brown,  Christine  Kunzmann,  Athanasios  Mazarakis,  (2013), Organisational  Learning  from  the  Perspective  of Knowledge  Maturing  Activities, IEEE  Transactions On Learning Technologies, Vol. 6 (2);
  • Corallo Angelo, Lazoi Mariangela, Giustina Secundo, (2012),Inter-organisational Knowledge integration in  collaborative  NPD  projects:  evidence  from  the  aerospace  industry, Knowledge  Management Research & Practice, Vol. 10 (4);
  • Nouha Taifi, Lazoi Mariangela, Corallo Angelo, Michele Monaco, Giuseppina Passiante, (2012),  Integrated Systems  For  Product  Design  Outsourcing:  A  Case  Study  Of  An  Aerospace  Firm  And  Its  Partner, International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management, Vol. 9 (3);
  • Fortunato Laura, Lettera Serena, Lazoi Mariangela, Corallo Angelo, G.P. Guidone, (2011), A Methodology To  Identify  Engineering  Competences  In  Aerospace  Industry, Journal  of  Systemics,  Cybernetics  and Informatics, Special Issue “Collaborative Enterprises”, Vol. 9 (5);
  • Lazoi   Mariangela,  Federica   Ceci,   Corallo   Angelo,   Giustina   Secundo,   (2011), Collaboration   in   an aerospace  SMEs  cluster:  Innovation  and  ICT  dynamics, International  Journal  of  Innovation  and Technology Management, Special Issue “Creating Value in Networks”, Vol. 8 (3),pp. 393-414;
  • Corallo Angelo, Paolis Paolo De, Monica Ippoliti, Lazoi Mariangela, Massimo Scalvenzi, Giustina Secundo, (2011),  Guidelines of a unified approach for Product and Business Process Modelling in Complex Enterprise, Knowledge and Process Management Journal, Vol. 10(4);
  • Corallo  Angelo,  Lazoi  Mariangela,  Margherita  Alessandro,  Massimo  Scalvenzi,  (2010), Optimizing Competence  Management  Processes.  A  Case  in  the  Aerospace, Business  Process  Management Journal, Vol. 16(2), pp. 297-314.
  • Corallo Angelo, Lazoi Mariangela, (2012), Progettare in settori ad alta tecnologia: il mondo aerospace, IN Terzi S., (2012) Manuale “Il prodotto del futuro. PLM – metodi, approcci e strumenti per competere”, ESTE – Sistemi & Impresa.
  • Corallo Angelo, Lazoi Mariangela, Margarito Antonio, (2015), A process based methodology to evaluate the use of PLM tools in the product design, Proceeding of Conference 12th International Conference on Product Lifecycle Management, Doha, 19-21 October;
  • Corallo Angelo, Lazoi Mariangela, Pascarelli Claudio, (2014), A foresight strategy for ICT scenarios: A PLM application, Proceeding of XXV Riunione Scientifica Annuale dell’Associazione Italiana di Ingegneria Gestionale “La manifattura del futuro, il futuro della manifattura”, Bologna (IT), 16-17 October;
  • Corallo Angelo, Lazoi Mariangela, De Marco Gianfranco, Greco Noemi Cristina, Manna Marco, Pascarelli Claudio, (2014), A foresight strategy proposal for ICT scenarios definitions: An application for PLM tools and systems, Proceeding of International Conference on Engineering, Technology and Innovation(ICE 2014), Bergamo (IT), 23 – 25 June;
  • Bernabei Giorgio, Corallo Angelo, Lazoi Mariangela, Lombardo Roberto, Sassanelli Claudio, (2014), A PLM-based approach for un-manned air system design : a proposal, Proceeding of Modelling and Simulation for Autonomous Systems Workshop (MESAS 2014), Rome, 5-6 May;
  • Corallo Angelo, Mariangela Lazoi, Federica Ceci, (2013), Innovative activities in an aerospace extended enterprise: ICT tools versus face-to-face meetings, Proceeding of XXIV Riunione Scientifica Annuale dell’Associazione Italiana di Ingegneria Gestionale “Entrepreneurship, innovation and the engine of growth”, Milano (IT), October 17-18;
  • Corallo Angelo, Lazoi Mariangela, Margarito Antonio, Pinna Davide, (2013), Developing a PLM Framework in an energy company: a case study, Proceeding of Conference 10th International Conference on Product Lifecycle Management, Nantes, July;
  • Ceci Federica, Corallo Angelo, Lazoi Mariangela, (2013), Performing innovative activities in an aerospace industry network:  ICT tools versus face-to-face meetings , Proceeding of Conference XXXIII Sunbelt Social Network Conference of the International Network of Social Network Analysis, Hamburg (Germany), May 21-26;
  • Corallo Angelo, Lazoi Mariangela, Secundo Giustina, (2012), Managing knowledge integration in collaborative NPD in aerospace value network , Proceeding of Conference XXIII Riunione Scientifica Annuale dell’Associazione Italiana di Ingegneria Gestionale“Capitale umano, creatività e innovazione”, Matera (IT), 11-12 October;
  • Corallo Angelo, Bisconti Cristian, Fortunato Laura, Lazoi Mariangela, Lettera Serena, Guidone Giovanni Pietro, (2012), Improving Engineering Competencies Management towards an algebraic formalism and a methodological definition, Proceeding of Conference XXIII Riunione Scientifica Annuale dell’Associazione Italiana di Ingegneria Gestionale, Matera (IT), October 11-12;
  • Corallo Angelo, Lazoi Mariangela, Pascali Giampaolo, Turrisi Giuseppe, Cantarutti Andrea, (2012), Development of a Knowledge Based Engineering solution  to improve gear shaft design , Proceeding of Conference MIMOS 2012 Il Decennale, Rome, October 9-11;
  • Corallo Angelo, Lazoi Mariangela, Pascali Giampaolo, (2012), An Integrated Stack-Up Analysis Tool, Proceeding of Conference Design 2012, Dubrovnik – Cavtat – Croatia, 21 – 24 May;
  • Lazoi Mariangela, Giustina Secundo, Totaro Salvatore, Zilli Antonio, (2012),  A framework for knowledge security in aerospace inter-organizational Network, Proceeding of Conference 19th International Product Development Management Conference, Munich – Germany, 18 – 20 June;
  • Fortunato  Laura,  Lettera  Serena,  Totaro  Salvatore,  Lazoi  Mariangela,  Bisconti  Cristian,  Corallo  Angelo, Giovanni  Pantalone,  (2011),   Development  of  a  Competence  Management  System:  an  algebraic approach ,  Proceeding  of  Conference 6th  Conference  Professional  Knowledge  Management, Innsbruck, Austria, 21st – 23rd February;
  • Fortunato  Laura,  Lettera  Serena,  Totaro  Salvatore,  Lazoi  Mariangela,  Bisconti  Cristian,  Corallo  Angelo, Giovanni  Pantalone,  (2011), Optimizing  of  a  Competence  Management  System:    An  Algebraic Approch,   Proceeding   of   Conference Organizing   Committee   of   the   International   Symposium   on Collaborative Enterprises (CENT 2011) , Orlando, Florida, USA, 19th-22nd July;
  • Fortunato  Laura,  Lettera  Serena,  Lazoi  Mariangela,  Corallo  Angelo,  Guidone  Giovanni  Pietro, (2011), A Methodology To Identify Engineering Competences In Aerospace Industry, Proceeding of Conference Organizing Committee of the International Symposium on Collaborative Enterprises (CENT 2011) , Orlando, Florida, USA, 19th-22nd July;
  • Corallo Angelo, Paolis Paolo De, Afrodite DeFalco, Lazoi Mariangela, Roberto Merotto, Giustina Secundo, (2011), Exploring Knowledge Integration In Aerospace Npd Process:  A Perspective From Elasticity Theory, Proceeding of Conference The 18th  International Product Development Management Conference, Delft, The Netherlands, 5th -7th June;
  • Pascali   Giampaolo,   Corallo   Angelo,   Lazoi   Mariangela,   Margherita   Alessandro,   (2011), Assembly Simulation  Through  A  Digital  Mock-Up  Application,  Proceeding  of  Conference SIMULTECH  2011, Special  Session  on  Manufacturing  Simulation  and  Industrial  Engineering  –  MSIE , Noordwijkerhout,  The Netherlands, 29th – 31st July;
  • Corallo Angelo, Marco DeMaggio, Errico Fabrizio, Lazoi Mariangela, (2010), A Network Business Model  supporting  Collaborative  Product  Development:    evidences  in  Aerospace  Industry ,  Proceeding  of Conference 17TH  International  Product  Development  Management  Conference   “The  Innovation  In  Crisis Time”, Murcia (Spain), 13th -15th June;
  • Corallo  Angelo,  Paolis  Paolo  De,  Lazoi  Mariangela,  Giustina  Secundo,  (2010), A  Unified  Approach  for Product  and  Business  Process  Modelling  in  Complex  Enterprise,  Proceeding  of  Conference 1st International  Conference  on  Modeling  and  Management  of  Engineering  Process, Cambridge  (UK),  19th  – 20th July;
  • Corallo  Angelo,  Lazoi  Mariangela,  Roberto  Merotto,  Giustina  Secundo,  (2010), Enhancing  Knowledge sharing  mechanisms  in “Fuzzy  Front  End”  of  NPD:  a  Case  Study  in  Aerospace,  Proceeding  of Conference European Conference on Knowledge Management, Porto (Portugal), 2nd – 3rd  September;
  • Nouha  Taifi,  Lazoi  Mariangela,  Corallo  Angelo,  Giuseppina  Passiante,  (2010), Factors  constraints  on firms  managers  research  participation  in  action  research  and  learning:  The ‘ Déjà Vu’ research method, Proceeding of Conference 9th The European Conference on Research Methodology for Business and Management Studie, Madrid (Spain), 24th – 25th June;
  • Corallo  Angelo,  Lazoi  Mariangela,  Passiante  Giuseppina, (2010), Using  ICT  in  the  Collaborations  for Aerospace Products Design: A Case Study, Proceeding of Conference 2nd international conference on Collaborative Innovation Networks (COINs), Savannah (USA), 7th-9th October;
  • Andreas  Kaschig,  Ronald  Maier,  Alexander  Sandow,  Lazoi  Mariangela,  Anne  Barnes,  Jenny  Bimrose, Claire  Bradley,  Alan  Brown,  Christine  Kunzmann,  Athanasios  Mazarakis,  Andreas  Schmidt,   (2010), Knowledge  Maturing  Activities  and  Practices  Fostering  Organisational  Learning:  Results  of  an Empirical Study, Proceeding of Conference EC-TEL 2010, Barcellona (Spain), 28th Sept.-1st Oct;
  • Corallo  Angelo,  Lazoi  Mariangela,  Nouha  Taifi,  Giuseppina  Passiante,  (2010),  Integrated  systems  for product development outsourcing: a case study of an aerospace firm and its partner, Proceeding of Conference IADIS International Conference on Information Systems, Porto (Portugal), 18th – 20th March;
  • Corallo  Angelo,  Lazoi  Mariangela,  (2010), Value  Network  Collaborations  for  Innovations  in  an Aerospace Company, Proceeding of Conference 16th International Conference on Concurrent Enterprise Collaborative Environments for Sustainable Innovation, Lugano, 21st – 23rd June;
  • Federica  Ceci,  Corallo  Angelo,  Lazoi  Mariangela,  (2009),  Innovation  process  in  an  aerospace  SMEs cluster: collaboration and IT use, Proceeding of Conference 11th Advanced International Summer School on Value Creation Networks: Opportunities and Threats, Ostuni (Italy), 9th – 11th July;
  • Corallo   Angelo,   Lazoi   Mariangela,   Massimo   Scalvenzi,   Nouha   Taifi,   (2008), Efficient   IT-based competence   management:   an   aerospace   company   case-study,   Proceeding   of   Conference 10th Advanced  International  Summer  School  on “Managing  Uncertainty  and    Competition  Through  Dynamic Learning Networks, Ostuni (Italy), 3rd – 5th July;
  • Corallo  Angelo,  Lazoi  Mariangela,  Michele  Monaco,  Nouha Taifi,  (2008), Collaborative  integrated systems  for  product  development:  case  of  an  aerospace  company  and  its  partner,  Proceeding  of Conference 10th  Advanced  International  Summer  School  on “Managing    Uncertainty  and  Competition Through Dynamic Learning Networks, Ostuni (Italy), 3rd – 5th July;
  • Caforio Antonio, Cisternino Valerio, Lazoi Mariangela, Gregorio Castelluzzo, (2008), A web application to support  DFSS  design  validation,  Proceeding  of  Conference First  European  Research  Conference  on Continuous Improvement and Lean Six Sigma, Glasgow, 10th March.