Professor Victor Dos Santos Paulino
Co-Scientific Director

Victor DOS SANTOS PAULINO is associate professor at TBS Business School.

He obtained his PhD at the University of Côte d'Azur and his Habilitation to Supervise Research (HDR) at the University of the Littoral Côte d'Opale.

Victor DOS SANTOS PAULINO teaches innovation management, strategy and research methodology in several programs at TBS Business School ranging from Bachelor, MBA and Grande Ecole Program. 

 He holds teaching responsibilities in courses related to innovation management and space activities.

He is a member of the RNI (Research Network on Innovation) and of the editorial board of the journals Innovations (Journal of Innovation Economics & Management Innovations, Revue d'économie et de management de l'innovation).

His research deals with the theme of innovation from both macro (e.g. industrial and market dynamics) and micro (e.g. strategy, organizational change) perspectives. Since 2003, he has developed a strong expertise in the space sector through several collaborations with industry players.

He publishes his work in international scientific journals and he wrote the book: Innovation Trends in the Space Industry. 

Victor DOS SANTOS PAULINO regularly participates in European (e.g. Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network, UNIVERSEH), regional (e.g. PACA Region, Occitania) and industrial (e.g. CNES) calls.

He supervises several doctoral theses. 



, . Alternatives économiques, 13/12/2019.

, . Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, 2017, 22(2), 97–106. Sélectionné comme « highly commended paper » dans le 2018 Emerald Literati Awards.

, Innovation de rupture et acteurs historiques: le cas de l’industrie des satellites. 2017, Retrieved from

, . Journal of Innovation Economics and Management, Vol. 20, 2016, pp. 37-60.

, Would Satellite Miniaturization Be a “Disruptive Innovation”?. Proceedings of the 3rd Conference on Global Space Governance, McGill, 2015.

, Influence of risk on technology adoption: inertia strategy in the space industry. European Journal of Innovation Management, 17(1), 2014, p.41–60.

, Les obstacles à l’innovation en France : analyse et recommandations. Revue Management et Avenir, (69), 2014, p.70–88.

, Le rôle de la Défense dans l’émergence d’une nouvelle industrie : le cas de l’industrie spatiale. Innovations – les cahiers d’économie et de management de l’innovation, 42, 2013.

, Développement d’une demande commerciale et dynamiques d’innovation : le cas de l’industrie spatiale européenne. La Revue des Sciences Commerciales, 12, 2011, p.37–58.

, Innovation and reliability strategies in the defense, space and semiconductor industries: A comparative analysis. International Journal of Innovation Management, 14(5), 2010, p.795–821.

, Le dilemme innovation et fiabilité : analyse comparative des industries militaro-spatiale et de semi-conducteurs. Revue d’Economie Industrielle, 125 (1er trimestre), 2009, p.53–74.

, Organizational change in risky environments: space activities. Journal of Organizational Change Management, 22(3), 2009, p. 257–274.

, Stabilité dans l’usage des TIC et dans les formes organisationnelles de l’industrie spatiale : quelques éléments d’interprétation. Gérer & Comprendre, 86, 2006, p. 27–36.


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, Industry-academia innovation co- development: the case of space-based technology. EURAM (European Academy of Management), Lisbonne, Portugal, 28 juin 2019.

, Emergence of high technology markets: the case of space business. 2d Treasure Workshop 21-22 mai 2019, TREASURE: A response to user needs in PPP and RTK, Toulouse, 22 mai 2019.

, Brainstorming session on business models for GNSS. 2nd TREASURE Workshop: Scientific Board Meeting, Toulouse, France, 22 mai 2019.

, Innovators hinder the technology adoption by early adopters: the case of space industry. In Forum Innovation 8, Nîmes, 2018, 30 p.

, Innovators hinder the technology adoption by early adopters: the case of space industry. Presented at the 3rd Abbé Grégoire Innovation Days, Paris, France, 2018.

, The influence of customers on the construction of the space industry. SIRIUS Talks, Toulouse, France, October 2018.

, . In Les Matinales de la Recherche – Toulouse Business School & SIRIUS Chair (p. 25). Toulouse, France, 2017

, . In SIRIUS Workshop, Toulouse, France, 2017, 13 p.

, Les petits satellites : un nouveau défi pour l’industrie spatiale ? Approche : management stratégique. Parole d’Expert – Thales Alenia Space, Toulouse, France, 2017.

, Intentions stratégiques des firmes en place suite à l’introduction d’innovations radicales : le cas du secteur spatial. SIRIUS Chair Internal Seminar, Toulouse, France, 2017.

, Stratégies des firmes en place suite à l’introduction d’innovations radicales : le cas du secteur spatial. 2° Journée de l’innovation Abbé Grégoire – CNAM, 2017, 23 p.

, Petits satellites : La miniaturisation des satellites est-elle une innovation de rupture ?. 6ème rencontres Droit et Espace. Toulouse, France, 29 septembre 2016.

, Taking advantage of disruptive innovations in the space sector. ISPIM XXVII Innovation Conference. Porto, Portugal, 19-22 Juin 2016.

, Industry structure and disruptive innovations: the satellite industry. Forum Innovation VII : Dynamique des trajectoires, Paris, France, 9 au 11 juin 2016.

, A demand-based view of industry evolution: the case of the space industry (1957-2011). Joint Conference of Association of Business Historians (ABH) and Gesellschaft für Unternehmensgeschichte (GUG), Berlin, Allemagne, 27-28 mai 2016.

, Are European space firms facing an innovator’s dilemma?. ISPIM Conference – Shaping the Frontiers of Innovation Management, 14-17 juin 2015.

, New Entrants Threatening Existing Firms in Space Industry – Would Satellite Miniaturization Be a Disruptive Innovation?. 3e MLC, Montréal, 17-19 mars 2015.

, Innovators Hinder the technology adoption of early adopters: The case of the space Industry. Forum Innovation VI – Edition 2014 – Crise, innovation et transition, octobre 2014.