Raphaël Suire

Full Professor in Economics and Management of Innovation

University of Nantes / Halle 6 Ouest / IAE

Research fellow


Research fields

Digital innovations and its spatial effectsEcosystem of innovations and commonsOrganisations and digital tansformations

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2021, "Building and nurturing grassroots inovation ecosystems : a policy framework based on the local commons", European Planning Studies, with Patrick Cohendet, David Grandadam

2021, "Anatomy of a techno-creative community : the role of brokers, places and events in the emergence of projection mapping in Nantes",, European Planning Studies, with Etienne Capron, Dominique Sagot-Duvauroux

2021, " Reconsidering the dynamics of local knowledge creation : middlegrounds and local innovation commons in the case of FabLabs", German Journal of Economic Geography (ZFW), with Patrick Cohendet, David Grandadam

Academic positions

2021 - Adjunct Director of LEMNA, Research team of Nantes University2021 - Member of board of College of Social Sciences (Law, Economics, Management, Sociology), Nantes University2019 - co-editor of Revue d'Economie Industrielle2018 (dec) : visiting researcher at Innovation, Creativity and Capital Institute, University of Texas - Austin 2018 - Member of scientific board of Ecole de Design de Nantes Atlantique2017 - Member of scientific board of MARSOUIN2017 - Member of scientific board of IAE - University of Nantes2017 - Member of scientific board of LEMNA2016 - Present : Director of Master degree "Management of Innovation", IAE, University of Nantes2016 - Present : Research fellow at LEMNA, University of Nantes2016 - Present : Full Professor in Management of Innovation, IAE, University of Nantes2014, Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches (HDR) "Contributions to a cluster theory : networks, places, resilience and creativity", University of Paris 11 / Paris Saclay 2014 (jun-aug) : Visiting Researcher at MOSAIC / HEC Montréal2013 - Present : Associate research fellow at MOSAIC / HEC Montreal2013 (jan-sept) : Visiting Professor at MOSAIC / HEC Montreal2012 - 2016 : Research fellow at Center for Innovation, Digital Economics and Competition (IDEC Center), University of Rennes 12011-15 Elected member at National Council of University (CNU) : 052005 - Present : Research fellow at CREM - UMR CNRS, University of Rennes 12005 - 2016 : Director of Master degree ECOTIC "Management of e-business and digital strategies", University of Rennes 12002 - Present : Research fellow at MARSOUIN (Mole Armoricain de Recherche sur la Société de l'Information et les Usages de l'Internet)2005 - 2016 : Associate professor of economics, University of Rennes 1 and European Institute of Technology (EIT-Digital)2003 - 04 : Post doc at CEPS/INSTEAD, Luxembourg2002 - 03 : Post doc at Telecom Bretagne, Brest2002 - Phd in Economics "social networks and economic geography", University of Rennes 1

Civil positions

2013 - 2015 : Business Mentor at Booster, Rennes (accelerator for digital start-up)2010 - 2015 : Administrator and co-founder of La Cantine Numerique, Rennes (co-working space for digital activities)