ICOOR is a research centre founded in 2008 and aimed at promoting research and studies in Optimisation, Operation Research and related domains.

The ICOOR members are the following Italian Universities

  • University of Bologna
  • University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
  • University of Padova
  • University of Trieste
  • Politecnico di Bari
  • Politecnico di Milano
  • Politecnico di Torino
  • University of Pisa and University of Camerino.

The complementary capabilities of ICOOR’s members make it a unique centre of excellence for Optimisation and Operations Research. The expertise of the ICOOR members is reflected by the 500 publications appearing in strictly peer-reviewed International journals and books over the last 10 years, in the following fields: Bioinformatics and Chemistry, Constraint Programming and Artificial Intelligence, e-Learning, Energy and Environment, Facility Location, Graph Theory, Health Systems, Informatics, Logistics, Mathematical programming tools and theory, Network Design, Packing and Cutting, Production Scheduling, Telecommunication, Timetabling, Transportation.

The members of ICOOR Consortium have proven experience both in theoretical research and development of practical applications in several areas; one of the major research domains for ICOOR is the transportation and mobility.

Previous main projects:

SUCCESS: Sustainable Urban Consolidation CentrES for construction, European Comm. (H2020);

CITYLOG: Sustainability and efficiency of city logistics, European Comm. (FP7), Small or medium-scale focused research project – Urban freight delivery systems;

ID4EV: Intelligent dynamics for fully electric vehicles, European Comm. (FP7), Collaborative project – ICT for the Fully Electric Vehicle;

SmartCEM: Smart Connected Electro Mobility (FP7), CIP-Pilot actions – Smart Connected Electro-Mobility

SAVEME: System and actions for vehicles and transportation hubs to support disaster mitigation and evacuation, European Comm. (FP7)

CO-GISTICS: COoperative loGISTICS for sustainable mobility of goods Horizon 2020

AEOLIX: Architecture for EurOpean Logistics Information eXchange, Horizon 2020

NeMo: Hyper Network for electromobility, Horizon 2020

OptiTruck: Optimal fuel consumption with predictive powertrain control and calibration for intelligent Truck, Horizon 2020


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