The Rhone-Alps region, in the frame of its 2012-2015 regional strategy on University Education, Research and Innovation has created a new support system on Research called Research Academic Community (RAC). Eight RACs were created. The definition of the scientific perimeters is largely based on the European Union Europe 2020 » strategic document.
Since January 1st 2012, the Gospi cluster along with the 12 « Territory and social Dynamics » cluster form the RAC 8 called Industrialisation and Government sciences.
Study new modes of economic and social development, the necessary pilot systems as well as the social and industrial transformations that can make the Rhone-Alps region a government and industrialisation science laboratory :
To redefine the organisations performance Invent new « values », new « products, new « economies » and new « partnerships» Experiment new procedures of public action Evaluate and develop private and public leading tools Define the notion of social and public responsibility Analyse the uncertainty within the world of public decisions and markets Integrate the European and international dimensions
To lead the industrial eco-systems Industrial performance Production system management and organisation Sustainable supply chain Production optimisation and lean manufacturing International comparison Enterprise information system Products and sustainable services conception and innovation Eco-innovation, eco-conception and co-conception methods Innovation management Innovation, uses and acceptability Processes carried out by the actors Sustainable products and services Management of the products and services life cycle
Social and public responsibility New industrial, economic, functional and CSR organisations Development and growth of the SMEs and MSCs Mutations, work and employment quality Social action audience : consideration, identification and mutation Accountability : health, accommodation, security Social and supporting economy transformations
Lead the innovation processes Clusters and competitiveness poles Measure of the use of the public politic procedures and collective actions Innovation and entrepreneurship Academic research to fight failure in school Political decision making : models, controversy, experiences The Political Economy Europeanisation
The government "engineering" Strategy and management measures: financing, training, designing, material support Organisations: between sciences and communication European models for political leading Democratic principles transformation Associative world Groups of interest: genesis, resources, uses
Modern social dynamics Youth and life styles Disruptive phenomena and ordinary socialisation processes Work and employment