Since 2015 Ignace Adant has been working as a Senior Researcher at the Earth and Life Institute (ELI-UCLouvain). Ignace studies the neglected economic properties of human networks and of technological developments in different environments and on different scales: industrial sectors, production unit or households or individuals. His methodology interfaces in-depth studies (complete immersion, participatory observation etc.) with econometrics and formal treatments. Based on this research, Ignace develops and implements integrated methodologies for multidimensional impacts assessment in sensitive environments. In MOSAIC, Ignace acts as an expert on the topic of climate neutrality and smart cities.