The MISI-Centers of Excellence (COE) have an ambitious objective of inculcating state-of-the-art supply chain capabilities across the key identified areas of excellence. These COEs will host world-class research teams equipped with cutting edge research techniques to solve some of the most pressing business problems. Leveraging on the in-house expertise, locational advantage, area expertise and global network of researchers, MISI-COEs are strategically positioned to address the challenges of the world with a special inclination towards emerging Asian market. At MISI-COEs, emphasis is on the applied research that supply chain provides viable solutions to the industry while maintaining the academic rigor of the research methodology. These research initiatives generate funding from the public as well as the private sector.