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Prof. Alain-Marc Rieu

University of Lyon (France), Osaka University (Japanà
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Former student at the Ecole Normale Supérieure (Saint-Cloud), National Doctorate (Doctorat d'Etat) from the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Alain-Marc Rieu is Professor Emeritus, University of Lyon (France) and Visiting Professor, Osaka University, member of the Center for Collaborative Design. Specialized in contemporary philosophy and institutional epistemology (Science and technology studies), he is senior research fellow at the IETT, University Lyon-Jean Moulin, in charge of the Trans-science project. Based on Social systems theory, he studies the mutation since the 1970s of the role, conception and organization of knowledge activities in advanced industrial societies, the design and implementation since the 1990s of large-scale and all-inclusive research and innovation policies. He is also a specialist of European Studies. His fields of reference are Japan, the United States and Western Europe within the EU. He presently develops a geopolitics of research and innovation based on case studies, with a focus on the models structuring the design and implementation of research policies. These models include biophysical constraints and the ecology of social-economic systems. His CV and various publications are available on and Contact: *email address protected*

Areas of interests in TH research

innovation policies, geopolitics of research and innovation, TH in the evolution of industrial societies

Areas of competence and expertise in TH research

Models of organization, comparative analysis of policies in their institutional contexts

Main works and publications

Short CV