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Research laboratory and research center: developing responsable research

Institut Mines-Telecom Business School’s commitment to digital innovation, responsibility and social inclusion is reflected in its research laboratory and center.

IMT-BS Laboratory for Innovation, Technologies, Economy and Management (LITEM)

Recherche: Laboratoire LITEM IMT-BS

LITEM (EA 7363) is a research laboratory specializing in management sciences and economics.

It is jointly run by the University of Evry-Val-d’Essonne (UEVE) and Institut Mines-Telecom Business School (IMT-BS).

It is attached to the doctoral school “Law, Economics, Management” (ED DEM) of Paris-Saclay University.

Objectives of Litem

Its work aims at understanding the transformations and needs of a complex and uncertain world, and at accompanying socio-economic actors in their digital, economic, and societal transitions.

Its goal is to study the dynamics of innovation, the functioning of markets and organizations and their financing. 

The laboratory is particularly focused on the digital sector, in areas such as ICT, open source, platforms, big data, green IT, and their applications in a range of sectors including health, agriculture, industry, e-commerce and government.

The laboratory has also developed in-depth expertise in social innovation, with the aim of contributing to the objectives of sustainable development. 

Partners of Litem

Its partnered research covers various fields of application (digital technology, innovation, health, SSE, etc.) and is featured in academic journals as well as in books or general audience publications.

Members of Litem

The research laboratory members work on themes including innovation, digital technology and organizational responsibility

Recherche IMT-BS: Liliana Mitkova

Liliana Mitkova


Recherche IMT-BS: Cédric Gossart



LITEM's Scientific Project

Research at LITEM is organized around 2 main research areas:

The results of this research are published in English and in French in journals ranked by the HCERES, as well as in the form of scientific popularization activities in all types of media.

Learn more about LITEM

IMT-BS Research Center: Laboratory for meaning and understanding in the contemporary world (LASCO)

LASCO, IdeaLab of the Institut Mines-Télécom, is an original platform for collaboration between the sectors of industrial innovation, digital technology and academic research in social sciences.


Recherche IMT-BS: LASCO

Who is part of the LASCO Research Center?

It brings together researchers from Institut Mines-Telecom Business School, IMT Atlantique and Mines Saint-Étienne.

Objectives and Mission of the IMT-BS Research Center

LASCO IdeaLab, Institut Mines-Telecom’s research center for innovation in social sciences, is an original platform for collaboration between the sectors of industrial innovation, digital technology and academic research in social sciences.

Its scientific mission is to analyze the conditions under which the emergence of meaning takes place at a time when subjectivities, interpersonal relationships, organizations and political contexts are undergoing major changes, in particular with the development of digital technologies and the globalization of some economic models. 

  • Work together for the benefit of our partners (companies, organizations, public authorities, academia)
  • Study the effects of digital transformation on social, economic, environmental and political stakeholders
  • Question assumptions about the potential for social, economic and technological development
  • Follow the rules of scientific integrity
  • Conduct inclusive research that embraces multiple perspectives
  • Innovate on method, theory and practice
  • Anticipate the impact of digital technology on tomorrow and for future generations

LASCO's Scientific Project

Research at LASCO is organized around 3 main research areas:

  • Collective action and the emergence of meaning in the digital age
  • Subjectivation, corporeality and smart objects
  • Identities, autonomy and data governance