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Quentin Plantec is a researcher in the Strategy dept. of TSM Research. He holds a Ph.D. in Management Science from Ecole des Mines de Paris - PSL (2021). He is also Normalien (ENS Cachan - Economy & Management Dpt.), and holds an MS in Innovation Management from Ecole Polytechnique.

Quentin's research is focusing on innovation management and strategy. First, he explores the relations between scientific research and new product development activities. Second, his research also focuses on invention dynamics, industrial property (IP), and the roles of inventors to sustain innovation. Quentin has published in Technological Forecasting and Social Change. He is also a member of the Academy of Management (AoM), the European Academy of Management (EURAM), and the R&D Management Association (RADMA). Quentin works extensively with experts in associations, public organizations, or companies like TOTAL, The French Patent Office (INPI), the National Association for Research and Technology (ANRT).

At TSM, Quentin teaches in particular Strategy and Knowledge Management lectures. In addition, he has teaching experiences in different institutions such as Ecole des Mines de Paris - PSL, Paris-Dauphine University - PSL, ENSAM, EM Lyon Business School.

Award, honors

  • 2020

    Best reviewer award, Technology & Innovation Management (TIM) division, Academy of Management Conference 2020 (Vancouver).

Teaching domains

  • Strategy
  • Knowledge Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation Management

Expertise activities in professional circles

Interventions, formations, auditions

  • 2021, Guest speaker "Characterisation of the performance of science - industry collaborations: th case of CIFRE thesis", , France
  • Articles (ranked journals)

    Plantec, Q., P. Le Masson, B. Weil, "Impact of knowledge search practices on the originality of inventions: A study in the oil & gas industry through dynamic patent analysis", Technological Forecasting and Social Change, July 2021, vol. 168

  • Radio, TV, press

    Plantec, Q. - "Faut-il toujours chercher des connaissances à l’extérieur de l’entreprise pour une R&D innovante ? L’exemple du secteur du pétrole et du gaz" - 2022, Forbes

    Plantec, Q. - "Crises sanitaires, contributions industrielles à la recherche scientifique" - 2022, Xerfi Canal, France

    Plantec, Q. - "La thèse CIFRE, couteau suisse des relations entre science et industrie" - 2021, News Tank Éducation & Recherche

    Plantec, Q. - "Science & industry dynamics and the COVID-19 pandemic" - 2020, Xerfi Canal, France