In France, AMAPs (associations for community-supported agriculture) are emblematic examples of the social solidarity economy. But they are not the only social solidarity economy (SSE) organizations. Other examples include cooperative banks, non-profit groups and mutual funds.

What is the social and solidarity economy?

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The social and solidarity economy (SSE) encompasses organizations that seek to respond to human problems through responsible solutions. Far from being an epiphenomenon, the SSE accounts for a significant share of the economy both in France and…
métiers du droit, legal professions

The legal professions coping with the challenge of digital technology

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he first two issues of Enjeux numériques/Digital issues focused on artificial intelligence (AI) and big data. These topics reappear in this new issue devoted to the impact of digital technology on the legal professions at…
Esma Ismailova, Electronic textiles, textiles électroniques, matériaux avancés

Special issue: Electronic textiles

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[dropcap]E[/dropcap]lectronic textiles is a multidisciplinary field which is not limited to the characterization and development of novel materials and devices. The field also targets technologies related to the interconnection of electronic…
European Researchers Night

When Researchers and Visitors Stay up all Night

Every year, the European Researchers’ Night allows scientists and curious visitors to meet in over 200 European cities. The STORIES project, selected last May through the H2020 MSCA-NIGHT-2018 call for projects, will enable the CCSTI La…

AI, an issue of economy and civilization?

This is the first issue of the new quarterly of the series Annales des Mines devoted to the digital transition. The progress made using algorithms, the new computational capacities of devices (ranging from graphic cards to the cloud), and the…

When Science Fiction Helps Popularize Science – An Interview with Roland Lehoucq

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What is energy? What is power? Roland Lehoucq, an astrophysicist at CEA and professor at École Polytechnique and Sciences Po, uses Science Fiction to help explain scientific principles to the general public. Star Wars, Interstellar, The Martian……
Literacy, La Rotonde culture scientifique Guillaume Desbrosse

Advancing scientific, technical and industrial literacy, a challenge for society – An interview with Guillaume Desbrosse

What is the role of a center for scientific literacy and what sort of work does its director do? What are the goals of the AMCSTI (Association of Museums and Centers for the Advancement of Scientific, Technical and Industrial Culture)? Guillaume…
stephan clémençon, conseiller scientifique, exposition, scientific exhibition advisor

What exactly is a scientific exhibition advisor? A discussion with Stephan Clémençon

Who are the people working behind the scenes at scientific exhibitions? The tasks at hand range from approving content and proposing themes to identifying scientific and societal issues, and much more. To find out more, we interviewed Stephan…
Terra Data, Cité des sciences et de l'industrie

Terra Data: the exhibition demystifying data

Until 7th January 2018, la Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie is hosting the Terra Data exhibition. It offers the opportunity to demystify all things ‘data’, from generation to use. The exhibition is divided into four parts, and progressively…
Müge Özman, Strategic Management Innovation Networks, Télécom École de Management

Strategic Management of Innovation Networks

Suitable for a one- or two-semester course for undergraduate and graduate students, this interdisciplinary textbook explains the diverse aspects of innovation and social networks, which occupy a central place in business and policy agendas.…