Analyses and evaluates the trajectories and decisions related to the internationalisation of companies, as well as the strategies used to compete in international markets. These analyses are carried out both from the point of view of the company, with special attention on those medium-sized companies believed to be international niche market leaders, as well as from the point of view of clusters or groups of sectorial or regional companies. Additionally, this area studies the role of intermediary institutions such as: cluster associations, exportation consortiums, development agencies, chambers of commerce, government and financial bodies.
The transforming research of this line focuses on supporting these bodies in the identification and design of strategies and methods aimed at internationalisation. Additionally, it contributes to the conceptualisation and study of details related to internationalisation from a theoretical and practical framework.