Designing coupled innovation

Designing coupled innovations for the sustainability transition of agrifood systems

Meynard JM, Jeuffroy MH, Le Bail M, Lefevre A, Magrini MB, Michon C. Agricultural Systems 157, 330-339, 2017


  • Improving the agrifood system calls for coupling the design in agriculture and food.
  • The coupled innovations are genetic, technological, organizational and institutional.
  • Coupling the design requires coordinating exploration processes in separate domains.
  • Renewed networks of actors in niches are needed for coupling radical innovations.
  • The governance of the design process should target sharing expectations and knowledge.

Modification date : 25 July 2023 | Publication date : 02 April 2021 | Redactor : OR