Director : Helen BOLLAERT

Deputy Director : Florencio LOPEZ DE SILANES

Secretariat : Martine Desmet, SKEMA Business School, Avenue Willy Brandt - 59777 EURALILLE

Tél. : +33 (0)3 20 21 59 57 - Email : martine.desmet@skema-edu

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INSTAR (Innovation and Startegy for Transformation, Analysis and Risk) is an ECRIN (a collaborative and innovative research team) at the University Côte d'Azur (UCA). The words making up INSTAR are representative of the research topics develped in the SKEMA research centres which constitute the ECRIN and also reflect many of the priorities defined by th UCA at its inception. Three research centres are members of the ECRIN :

  • FAIRR (Finance and Accounting Insights on Risk and Regulation) encompasses three broad research themes : accounting and society ; international financial markets and risk ; and corporate governance, regulation and entrepreneurial finance.
  • ShaRP (Sharing Research with Pleasure) comprises researchers from different research fields (education, information systems, knowledge management, law, project management, scientometrics, statistics, supply chain) who have common concerns in research.
  • The Strategy Research Centre's areas of expertise are various and cover topics such as business strategy & business models, business ethics, entrepreneurship, international strategy, mergers and acquisitions and strategic leadership.