Structure of the research group is interdisciplinary since the aims and activities require knowledge from economics, mathematics, statistics, civil engineering, mechanical engineering and energetics. The main scientific contribution of the project is in the area of economics and quantitative methods, therefore the principal investigator and the majority of research team if from the Faculty of economics with the academic title from the area of economics or information and communication technology whose research area includes methods of data mining, especially machine learning methods, as well as methods of business process planning, logistics and finances.

Principal investigator: prof.dr.sc. Marijana Zekić-Sušac, full professor in the are of social sciences, scientific field of information and communication sciences, Faculty of Economics, Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek.