Research Funding

Our faculty members are involved in a wide range of multidisciplinary research projects thanks to external funding from a variety of sources, including the European Union, French national and regional agencies, research councils and private organizations.

Audencia Research

Audencia Research has dedicated resources to assist faculty members in identifying, applying for, and managing external research funding through our Funding Coordinator, Joanna Das.

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ProjectFunded ByStart and lengthDescriptionFaculty member
(Advancing Sustainability of Process Industries through Digital and Circular Water Use Innovations)
H2020December 2020 (48months)AquaSPICE aims at materializing circular water use in European Process Industries, fostering awareness in resource-efficiency and delivering compact solutions for industrial applications.Emilios GALARIOTIS Iordanis KALAITZOGLOU And Aristogenis LAZOS
(uSer-friendly digiTal sEcured peRsonal data and prIvacy platform)
H2020October 2021 
(36 months)
The SOTERIA project aims to develop a user-centric, citizen-driven tool to help European citizens to manage their personal data.Emilios GALARIOTIS
(Observatory for Political Texts in European Democracies)
H2020October 2020 
(36 months)
OPTED is a design study that lays the foundation for an infrastructure that will serve a major hub for political text analysis in Europe.Karolina KOC-MICHALSKA
(trAining younG researchers On shaping Metaverse for business and social vAlue)
Horizon Europe: MSCA Doctoral NetworkSeptember 2023 
(48 months)
AGORA project is a research and educational programme of doctoral studies which aims to train the next generation of Metaverse researchers and practitioners who will be able to address the ecosystem challenges, and co-create new knowledge and solutions across sectors and industries.Konstantina SPANAKI, Ransome BAWACK and Michalis GIANNAKIS
Energy Activated Citizens and Data-Driven Energy-Secure Communities for a Consumer-Centric Energy System
Horizon EuropeOctober 2023 (36 months)The overall vision of ENPOWER is to design, develop and demonstrate SSH-driven methodologies, interactive and closed-loop tools and services for energy activated citizens and data-driven energy-secure communities towards a consumer-centric energy system. ENPOWER combines leading-edge ICTs technologies [Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), big data, DLT/Blockchains] with social / behavioural dimension, and with sharing economy and value stacking governance and business models.Konstantinos ANDRIOSOPOULOS
(The Threats and Potentials of a Changing Political Information Environment)
NORFACE + H2020April 2020 (36 months) extended to 29/02/2024This project examines how the current changes in the political information environments in European democracies affect the conditions for a healthy democracy. This is done through a series of comparative, innovatively designed studies, including web tracking, comparative surveys, focus groups and survey embedded experiments in 14 European countries and the US.Karolina KOC-MICHALSKA
Environmental impact contracts: issues, mechanisms and impacts of a new form of financing public innovation for the environmentADEMEJuly 2021 
(48 months)
This research project aims to draw both managerial and environmental public policy lessons from the first experimentation of environmental impact contracts (EIC) initiated by ADEME.Benjamin LE PENDEVEN and Céline LOUCHE
OSMOSISANRNovember 2021 (36 months)The OSMosis project aims to set up a research observatory on the form of "Société à Mission" (SàM), a recent innovation in French law which aims to provide a responsible governance framework for corporations.Carine GIRARD
Digital Campaigning and Electoral Democracy
ERCFebruary 2020 (60 months)Digital Campaigning and Electoral Democracy (DiCED) is a 5-year cross-national project designed to investigate the impact of digital technology on the organization, implementation and impact of political campaigns.Karolina KOC-MICHALSKA
EULABErasmus+ EU Lab is an Erasmus+ funded, interdisciplinary, immersive programme developed to enable students to work on place-based wicked problems.Céline LOUCHE, Jennifer GOODMAN and Catherine MOREL

Recent financings we have participated in

ProjectFunded ByStart and lengthDescriptionFaculty member
PANORisk - Investments, Insurance and New RISKsPays de Loire Region1 Sep 2016 to 30 Aug 2020

This program aimed to develop decision support tools in the areas of insurance savings, investment savings, management of risks related to aging, health, energy transition, climate, economic, political, and financial crises, or even the credibility of financial institutions.

This research is multidisciplinary, bringing together economists, mathematicians, and managers.

Purchasing Education Research with Innovative Sustainability Scope
Erasmus+01/09/2020 to 31/08/2022The PERISCOPE project aimed to prepare students in acquiring future PSM skills and key competencies towards innovative and sustainable solutions.Thomas JOHNSEN Francois CONSTANT