The research developed within the Department of MTEL ESIEE Paris is oriented towards issues of innovation and technological change.
It is characterized by a diversity of themes and disciplines that combines the sciences of management (finance, entrepreneurship, marketing, strategy, project management, etc.), economic and social sciences (industrial and innovation economy, international economics, spatial economics, etc.) and the management of new technologies (practices and knowledge of information science, material and life sciences)including in frontier domains such as nanotechnology.
ESIEE Paris is a founding member since April 2007 of the IFRIS consortium (Institut For Research and Innovation in Society) which has the form of a GIS (scientific interest group). The other members of the consortium are: CNRS, the Conservatoire national des Arts et Métiers, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences sociales, Ecole des Ponts ParisTech, INRA, INSERM, IRD, the University Paris 13 North and the University Paris-Est Marne-la - Vallée.