Innovating in turbulent times: views from stakeholders in Nantes




Panel Discussion

How does the Nantes Metropolitan area’s innovation ecosystem respond in times of crisis?  What alternatives does it proposed? Can we observe similar dynamics in Europe? What kind of new balance relationships are emerging between citizens, public authorities and businesses? Feedback from Europe and Nantes on innovation in turbulent times through two tangible and inspiring experiments.


  • Mahel Coppey

    Vice-President of Nantes Métropole in charge of waste, circular economy as well as social and solidarity economy

  • Francky Trichet

    Vice-President of Nantes Métropole, in charge of innovation and international relations

  • Giovanni Allegretti

    Architect, planner and researcher at the Centre for Social Studies of the University of Coimbra

  • Quentin Adam

    CEO Clever Cloud and Makair project leader

  • Pierre-Antoine Gourraud

    Professor at Nantes University Hospital

  • Céline Loup

    In charge of territorial animation and proximity for the city of Nantes

  • Laurent Devisme

    Professor at ENSAN

  • Raphaël Suire

    Professor at University of Nantes

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