Explore how private and public institutions can use their networks and communities to create knowledge and to innovate.

The LINC Lab institute analyses the impact ofcommunities and networks on innovation through :

  • Region of origin (Europe, USA, China)
  • Shape of the structure
  • Culture
  • Activity sectors and projects types
  • New forms of organizations or emerging networks


Pr. Dimitris Assimakopoulos

Dimitris is a Professor of Information Systems & Technology Management, Founder and Director of the LINC Lab, and the Founder and Director of the joint DBA degree in partnership with Newcastle University (UK). Dimitris has also served as the Associate Dean for Research at Grenoble Ecole de Management and currently serves as the Secretary General of EDAMBA (European Doctoral programs Association in Management & Business Administration).
He holds an HDR in Economics from the University Pierre Mendes France, a PhD and Masters in Architectural Studies from the Department of Town and Regional Planning, University of Sheffield, England; and a Diploma in Civil Engineering from the University of Patras, Greece. He was also twice a Visiting Scholar in Economic Sociology at Stanford University, California.

Research and Publications

The Linc Lab researches are disseminated through publications and intellectual contributions for private (enterprises, associations…) and public (European Commission, governmental organisations) institutions, and within academic and professional communities at the European and international level.

Dimitris Assimakopoulos