Activity: Silvia Rita Sedita is Associate Professor of Management at the Department of Economics and Management “Marco Fanno” of the University of Padova. She teaches Marketing in the degree courses in Communication and Business Administration. She also teaches Network Analysis at the Doctorate Programme in Economics and Management of the University of Padova. Her main research interests pertain innovation management and inter-organizational relationships. Recently she started to develop the theme of the sustainability of business models, with application to the energy sector. She has participated in several national and international research projects and spent several periods abroad as visiting professor. Her research work is published in books and magazines with national and international circulation, including Research Policy, International Journal of Project Management, Journal of Economic Geography, Regional Studies, Technology Analysis and Strategic Management, European Planning Studies.