Presentation of the digital reprinting of “Merceologia Generale” by Roberto Salvadori

Presentation of the digital reprinting of “Merceologia Generale” by Roberto Salvadori

Posted by on Nov 25, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

The reprinting in ebook format of the book “Merceologia Generale (Commodity Science – General principles)”, first issued in 1933, by Roberto Salvadori gives the chance to tribute a “forgotten” professor of the University of Florence, and to show how the topics studied in Commodity Science are useful not only in academia but also for policy […]

A new certification standard for Prato textile district

A new certification standard for Prato textile district

Posted by on Oct 27, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

Within the project ” Integrazione Imprenditoriale ” carried out by the Chamber of Commerce of Prato and funded by Tuscany Region – Progetto Prato, researchers of our Strategic Unit on Local Development Leonardo Borsacchi and Andrea Ferrannini, in collaboration with entrepreneurial associations, are carrying out the development and testing of a new design certification model […]

Qual è il futuro delle Cooperative Sociali? Incontro promosso da Astir

Qual è il futuro delle Cooperative Sociali? Incontro promosso da Astir

Posted by on Mar 9, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

In un contesto di aumento della competitività nei mercati, di globalizzazione della concorrenza, di riduzione delle risorse e allungamento dei tempi di pagamento sia da parte di enti pubblici che privati, oggi il ruolo che sono chiamate a interpretare le cooperative sociali è in evoluzione. In un evento pubblico alla Camera di Commercio di Prato […]

Radio newscast in Chinese for local entrepreneurs

Radio newscast in Chinese for local entrepreneurs

Posted by on Jan 7, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

“GR Imprenditore Informato” is a weekly radio newscast dedicated to Chinese entrepreneurs in the district of Prato, with information, deadlines and opportunities for a correct company management. Broadcasted by Radio Spin – Prato college radio station, every Sunday at 4 PM, with the patronage of the Municipality of Prato. The newscast is produced by Radio […]

ARCO agli Incontri di Artimino sullo Sviluppo Locale

ARCO agli Incontri di Artimino sullo Sviluppo Locale

Posted by on Nov 25, 2015 in Studi | No Comments

Our Strategic Unit on Local Development took part at Incontri di Artimino 2015 – “Local development in transition: social citizenship, management of cultural differences and new industry” – that was held in Prato on 18th – 20th November 2015. Incontri di Artimino are an opportunity for debate and learning between public and private researchers and […]

“Progetto Prato”: ARCO presenta i risultati dei progetti ASCI e FACE

“Progetto Prato”: ARCO presenta i risultati dei progetti ASCI e FACE

Posted by on Nov 24, 2015 in Blog, Progetti | No Comments

 Il  25, 26 e 27 novembre prossimi nella città di Prato si terranno convegni, presentazioni e workshop nell’ambito del Progetto Integrato di Sviluppo della Regione Toscana “Progetto Prato”, per illustrare gli interventi più importanti sviluppati a partire dal 2011, anno in cui il progetto è stato lanciato dalla Regione Toscana. Nel corso dei primi due […]

Innovative cartoons to foster civic awareness among entrepreneurs

Innovative cartoons to foster civic awareness among entrepreneurs

Posted by on Sep 18, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

“Molly the entrepreneur” is the main character of the cartoons realized for the FACE project (Formazione, Autovalutazione e Consulenza per l’Emersione) as part of the several tools designed to support local entrepreneurs in Prato to comply with legal requirements for firms’ management. The videos, both in Italian and Chinese, last around 30 seconds giving clear […]

Two papers presented at the 12th workshop of c.MET05

Two papers presented at the 12th workshop of c.MET05

Posted by on Jul 13, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

ARCO research fellows presented two on-going research projects during the 12th workshop of c.MET 05 – Inter-University Centre for Applied Economic Studies on Industrial Policy, Local Development and Internationalization – which was held at Ca’ Foscari University in Venice and Treviso between 10th-12th June 2015. 1) Fostering the compliance of productive processes in areas with […]

(Italiano) “Emersione, sviluppo e integrazione nel territorio pratese”, evento finale progetto ASCI
(Italiano) Offerta di stage per addetto alla comunicazione presso il Laboratorio ARCO e lo Yunus Social Business Centre