Open Innovation and Frugal Engineering: from the diversity of practices to a conceptual framework

Open Innovation and Frugal Engineering: from the diversity of practices to a conceptual framework

Scientific Officer : Valérie Fernandez (TPT), thesis director 
Team : Constance Garnier, doctoral student
Duration : Doctoral Contract
The doctoral thesis in SHS developed under the program of the chair (co-financing by doctoral contract) will focus on the forms of open innovation developed in the context of third-places to ask the question of their impacts in terms of skills Individual organizational transformations and changes in economic value chains. It will be based on a research design articulating ethnographic approach, through observations and semi-directive interviews as well as an investigation process. The "territory" (plateau Saclay) will constitute a central site of the thesis through the third-places that constitute it and the business ecosystem that structures it.