During this webinar, we will have the opportunity to discover the results of two projects funded by the RRECQ. Please note that the presentation will be in French.

A literature review for the territorial deployment of the circular economy

Philippe Genois-Lefrançois will present the research results of his project entitled “Synthèse des connaissances sur les approches du métabolisme urbain et d’expérimentation urbaine pour le déploiement territorial de l’économie circulaire”, conducted under the direction of Franck Scherrer and Fanny Tremblay-Racicot, with the collaboration of Martial Vialleix.

The keys to reconciling entrepreneurship and the circular economy

Mylène Raymond and Cécile Fonrouge will present the research results of their project entitled “L’entrepreneur activiste: profils et répertoires de “revendic-actions” en matière d’économie circulaire”, conducted in collaboration with Mireille Lalancette.

About the speakers

Philippe Genois-Lefrançois

Philippe Genois-Lefrançois is a candidate in the interdisciplinary doctoral program in urban planning at the Université de Montréal. His thesis focuses on urban planning approaches to the urban deployment of the circular economy. He is particularly interested in the potential of tools derived from the study of urban metabolism and transition management for the design and implementation of innovative urban planning strategies.

Mylène Raymond

Currently a doctoral student in social communications at UQTR, she is studying the action repertoires of activist entrepreneurs in the field of the circular economy. With a B.Sc. in computer science and an M.B.A. in SME management, she has also been an entrepreneur for over 25 years. In her current position at UQTR, Mylène is responsible for research support and special projects, specializing in the integration of IT tools to optimize research processes.

Cécile Fonrouge

A professor at UQTR, her research interests include sustainable entrepreneurship. Her publications focus on how to coordinate heterogeneous players (start-ups, support organizations, municipalities, etc.). An example of one of her publications: “Quel modèle d’émergence pour les start-ups des éco-industries : David a future Goliath or David with Goliath?“. See also a more critical view of entrepreneurship: “Postcolonial and Decolonial approaches in Entrepreneurship: critical avenues for researchers“.

The RRECQ is supported by the Fonds de recherche du Québec.
Fonds de recherche - Québec