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CSIL activities

RI-Paths - Charting Impact Pathways of Investment in Research Infrastructure

CSIL is partner of an H2020 project aimed to develop a model describing the socio-economic impact of research infrastructures and of their related financial investments. Find out our more

EC CBA Guide

CSIL experts authored the Guide to Cost-Benefit Analysis of Investment Projects.
The Guide is obligatory for all major projects submitted to ESIF 2014-2020. The updated Guide is available on INFOREGIO website. To read more on CSIL contribution

Cost/Benefit Analysis in the Research, Development and Innovation Sector

CSIL has concluded a three-year research project supported by a EIBURS grant of the European Investment Bank Institute. The research topic was the Cost/Benefit Analysis in the Research, Development and Innovation Sector. The project experts presented the final results during a workshop hosted by DG Research. See the project website for further details.

Teaching Benefit-Cost Analysis: new book by Scott Farrow

CSIL experts contributed to the book "Teaching Benefit-Cost Analysis" by Scott Farrow (Elgar, 2018), published today.


CSIL internal seminar on Industrial Policy

CSIL researchers met to share experiences and ideas gathered from previous studies and technical assistance projects for different European and international organisations.


Focus groups on clusters as drivers of Piedmont's industrial modernisation

In the framework of the project EOCIC (European Observatory for Clusters and Industrial Change), CSIL organised two focus groups in Turin to talk about the role of clusters as drivers of Piedmont's industrial modernisation.


"Evaluating business support measures: The Bayesian Network approach", new article published by CSIL researcher

CSIL experts authored a new article on Bayesian Network Analysis, which was published on SAGE journal Evaluation. The study addresses a new approach to evaluate business support measures. 


CSIL at the Research Infrastructures conference in Bulgaria

CSIL attended the Bulgarian Presidency Flagship Conference on Research Infrastructures in Sofia, Bulgaria, on 22 and 23 March.


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World Furniture Outlook Seminar 2018

16th edition organized by CSIL, Centre for Industrial Studies

The workshop will be held during the 56th Milan International Furniture Fairs Salone del Mobile.Milano on April 18, 2018 (h 11.00 - 12.30) at the Fiera Milano Rho Congress Centre, Meeting Room AQUARIUS

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Forecasts for the Furniture and furnishings Markets in 2018

CSIL experts illustrated the main results of latest analysis and forecasts for Italy and the global furniture scenario, as well as prospects and opportunities on the most promising furniture markets. More info