Research group KIND (Knowledge, Innovation & Network Dynamics)

KIND is a research group in economics & management of the Institut Mines-Télécom (Telecom Business School). Our research focuses on the following topics:

  • Eco-innovation:
    • Barriers to ecoinnovation
    • E-waste mitigation
    • Green IT
  • Networks & Knowledge:
    • Analysis of complex networks
    • Social network theory
    • Strategic management of innovation networks

The methods used in our research are both quantitative (econometrics, patent analyses, simulations, statistics, …) and qualitative (case studies, historical studies, interviews, …).

The sectors investigated include information and communication technologies (ICTs), telecoms, green ICTs, open source, and knowledge production & diffusion.