Science of novelties & creativity

What are innovations? We are convinced: there is a social component—certain processes that lead humans to be creative and generate innovations.

Our main research questions

Can we grasp the structure and evolution of the space of novelties?

Can we construct a mathematical framework for a science of novelties?

How do people explore new possibilities?

What are the best environments to foster innovation and creativity?

What relations exist between individual and collective innovation processes?

How can we infuse trust and fairness in co-creation processes?

Can we leverage blockchain technologies for knowledge transfers?

Can we spot exaptation and serendipity from human production data?