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Developing responsible research

Institut Mines-Telecom Business School’s commitment to digital innovation, responsibility and social inclusion is articulated through its laboratory and research center. Aligned to its values of boldness, excellence, openness and responsibility, IMT-BS’s research structures are central to our ability to deliver impactful conceptual and applied knowledge to academic, industry and policy-shaping audiences.

The aims of our research are to:



  • work collaboratively to benefit our partners (society, organizations, public authorities, the academic world


  • investigate the effects of digital transformation on social, economic, environmental and political actors


  • challenge assumptions about the potential for social, economic and technological development


  • follow the rules of scientific integrity


  • conduct inclusive research that takes account of diverse perspectives


  • innovate on method, theory and practice


  • anticipate the impact of digitality on tomorrow and for future generations

Laboratory Meaning and Comprehension in the Contemporary World (LASCO)

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

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