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Technology and soft power: the case of the fashion and luxury industry
#Technologies, Economy and Societies

06 July 2018

Technology and soft power: the case of the fashion and luxury industry

How can technological changes best benefit the fashion and luxury sector, allow the emergence and diffusion of new skills and amplify France’s Soft Power in the world? Scenarios and recommendations of the National Academy of Technologies of France. Fashion and luxury, like all sectors of industry and the economy in general, are affected by the […]

Technologies and innovation territories
#Education - Formation - Employment - Work #Technologies, Economy and Societies

08 January 2017

Technologies and innovation territories

Where is the economic dynamism, where is wealth created, what are the drivers of innovation? Where are we today in terms of territorial dynamics and innovation dynamics? The National Academy of Technologies of France devoted its 2017 annual seminar (11 and 12 October) to studying this vital subject for France. This seminar shows that at […]

How we perceive risk factors
#Technologies, Economy and Societies

28 June 2016

How we perceive risk factors

In their new Academic Report, the National Academy of Technologies of France (NATF) – recalling that their motto is ‘Sharing reasoned, chosen Progress – analyses the question of how we perceive risks that accompany any form of innovation. The Report acknowledges the controversies that surround certain applications of science and certain technological innovations and raises […]

How technology is (and could be better) appropriated?
#Technologies, Economy and Societies

23 June 2015

How technology is (and could be better) appropriated?

Academic report adopted by vote at the NATF Plenary session May 13, 2015 Understanding how innovative products (or services) emerge, identifying the factors that encourage or hold back their appropriation by Society, analysing the questions in terms of wide ranging changes induced by use of technologies and the conditions and constrained needed for a dialogue […]

Military robotics and consciousness
#Technologies, Economy and Societies #Industry and services

08 April 2015

Military robotics and consciousness

Military robots exist and are more and more used, on various operation theatres and in the different media: air (drones), sea, ground and even, maybe soon, space. Their market is strongly expanding. Used for observation, reconnaissance, demining and even firing (e.g. armed drones), they offer the advantage of positioning the servant away from the battlefield, […]

Large Socio-Technical Systems. EDP Sciences, 2014
#Habitat, Mobility and Cities #Energy #Digital #Technologies, Economy and Societies

01 March 2014

Large Socio-Technical Systems. EDP Sciences, 2014

Large scale Socio-Technical Systems (LSTSs) operating over networks (such as the electricity system , the railways , the airspace system , Internet…) have radically changed our daily lives over the past few decades and also transformed the way our Societies work . They represent a phenomenon that is conducive to enthusiasm , which contributes to […]

Academic advice note issued by the National Academy of Technologies of France (NATF) Research-Innovation-Technology policies in French regions
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04 July 2012

Academic advice note issued by the National Academy of Technologies of France (NATF) Research-Innovation-Technology policies in French regions

Research-innovation-technology policies in French Regions Academic Advice Note issued by the National Academy of technologies of France (NATF) Voted by the Academy in plenary session, July 4, 2012 Increased awareness by politicians of the role played by research, seen as one of the key factors in favour of innovation, has encouraged them to initiate a […]

Ten questions about the relation between technology, growth and employment
#Technologies, Economy and Societies

14 October 2008

Ten questions about the relation between technology, growth and employment

“10 questions about the relation between technology, growth and employment”, addressed by Prof. Jacques LESOURNE 1. What are the long-term effects of technology on growth rates and job markets of a given national economy with few or no external exchange factors? Two definitions arise from the application of the first model How best can we […]

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