Blanche Segrestin is professor at Mines ParisTech in the Center for Management Science (CGS). Affiliated to the Chair of « Theory and Method for Innovative Design » (lead by A. Hatchuel and B Weil), she works on innovation management in close collaboration with industrial partners. Her research interests lie in 2 main areas. First, her work focuses on innovative partnerships, both within and between firms. Second, her current work addresses the growing issues on corporate governance by articulating the theory of the firm to innovation capabilities.
Recent publications include articles in Research Policy, R&D Management and Creativity and Innovation management. She published a book on innovative inter-firm cooperation (Innovation et Coopération interentreprises, CNRS Editions) and edited a special issue on the governance of the firm (“Quelle norme pour l’entreprise?” Entreprises et Histoire).