Research topics

Main research interests are focused on the understanding (principles and models) and support (methods, tools, and technologies) for collaborative networks and distributed architectures and systems applied to industry and services.

Collaborative Networks
Virtual enterprises / Virtual organizations
Virtual communities
VO Breeding environments
   o    Business ecosystems

Intelligent Manufacturing Systems
    o    Distributed Manufacturing Systems
Collaborative Industry 4.0
    o    Intelligent robotic systems
    o    Collaborative Cyber-Physical Systems and Internet of Things

ICT and Ageing
    o    Collaborative elderly care ecosystems
    o    Ambient Assisted Living

Collaborative smart (energy) grids