Heritiana Ranaivoson

Dr. Heritiana Ranaivoson
Senior Researcher
Heritiana Ranaivoson is Senior Researcher and Project Leader at iMinds-SMIT, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Belgium) since 2010. He has led several projects at international, national and local levels, funded by public (e.g. European Commission, Unesco) or private (e.g. Google, VRT) organizations. Before joining iMinds, he was associate researcher at Cerna, the Centre for Industrial Economics at Mines ParisTech (2008-2010). He holds a MSc in Economics and Management from the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan (ENS Cachan) and a PhD in Industrial Economics from Université Paris 1, Panthéon-Sorbonne. He currently takes part to projects including ImmersiaTV, I-Media-Cities, and Creative Value Chains.

His research and teaching fields include media innovation, cultural diversity, copyright, and the impact of ICT on the media and cultural industries.  He has  published papers in journals such as The Journal of Media Innovations; Info. The journal of policy, regulation and strategy for telecommunications, information and media; Innovation: Management, Policy & Practice; the Unesco Institute for Statistics Technical Paper; the ENCATC Journal of Cultural Management and Policy; Observatorio; Michigan State International Law Review; Revue Française de Socio-Economie; Hermès and the Review of Economic Research on Copyright Issues. He has been a visiting lecturer in the universities of Paris 1, Lyon 3, Senghor (Egypt), Paris 8, Science-Po Lille, Facultés Universitaires Saint-Louis (Belgium) and at Ina Sup. He was a member of the Unesco Expert Group on the Statistical measurement of the diversity of cultural expressions (2007-2011) and has been since 2008 member of the U40 Network „Cultural Diversity 2030“. 

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Organisation Project Publication
SoLoMIDEM D5.1.2 Business Trial Outcome (2015)

CoMobile T4.3 Business model construction (2015)

FIspace D500.2.2 Business model evaluation of small scale trials (2015)

SoLoMIDEM D5.3.2 Market Opportunity Analysis (2015)

FIspace D500.2.3 Towards a FIspace Business Model (2015)

A typology of media innovations: insights from an exploratory study (2014)

Mobile Wallets' Strategies towards Business Partners (2014)

Location Data - A Trade-off between Control and Value (2014)

Loyalty Currencies and their Impact on Business Models (2014)

SoLoMIDEM D5.2.1 Business Requirements and Scenarios (2014)

CoMobile T4.4 Market opportunity assessment (2014)

SoLoMIDEM D5.3.1 Market Opportunity Analysis (2014)

SoLoMIDEM D5.2.2 Business Model Report (2014)

Towards a typology for B2B application platforms (2014)

Deliverable 6.1 Business Model Analysis for G@S (2013)

Innovation in Small Region’s Media Sectors. Assessing the Impact of Policy in Flanders (2013)

SoLoMIDEM D5.1.1 Business Trial Framework (2013)

Public broadcasters and innovation: a contested combination in Flanders (2012)

Evaluating innovation policies in the creative industries: assessment of the Flemish media sector (2012)

Graduated response beyond the copyright balance. How the will to control the Internet increases uncertainty in the information society (2012)

Technical quality of audiovisual content: the next challenge for digital video services. (2011)

Innovation in small regions’ media sectors: how to promote what? (2011)

Technical quality of audiovisual content: the next challenge for digital video services (2011)

DELIVERABLE 2: Desirable and Feasible Scenarios for Collaborative Innovation in the Flemish Media Sector (2011)

Decreasing copyright enforcement costs: the scope of a graduated response (2009)