CLEGI is a Research Centre devoted to develop a close cooperation and coordination of R&D activities between the two main research areas in the field of Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Management. It is composed by 16 researchers including 14 PhDs from the areas of Engineering, Management, and Economics. In 2008 CLEGI received the classification of “Very Good” by an International Panel of Evaluators in the Evaluation made by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology.