Turning the tide or surfing the wave?

We publish an excerpt from the paper by Simone Amaldi and Guido Gorgoni in which they explore the political and economic context in which the concept of Responsible Research and Innovation has gained attention and taken shape. — Turning the tide or surfing the wave? Responsible Research and Innovation, fundamental rights and neoliberal virtues. The ... Turning the tide or surfing the wave?

Guido Gorgoni
Simone Arnaldi

Advocacy e Training

Il 18 maggio, dalle ore 10.30 alle 17.30 si terrà a Roma il primo evento italiano di Advocacy e Training del progetto europeo RRI Tools (www.rri-tools.eu), finanziato dal Settimo Programma Quadro, nell’ambito del quale Fondazione Cariplo – coordinatore Hub per l’Italia e la Svizzera – e Fondazione Giannino Bassetti, partner dell’Hub Italiano, collaborano al think ... Advocacy e Training

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Responsible Research and Innovation: The Problematic Quest For Right Impacts.

The Responsible Research and Innovation: The Problematic Quest For Right Impacts International Conference took place between March 11th and 12th, 2016 at the Donastia International physics Centre, Donastia-San Sebastian. The conference was followed by the Annual VIRI meeting. I attended both the conference and the AGM in my role as Bassetti Foundation Foreign Correspondent. In ... Responsible Research and Innovation: The Problematic Quest For Right Impacts.

Jonathan Hankins
Sally Randles

Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI): The Problematic Quest for ‘Right’ Impacts

Between March 10 and 11th the Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI): The Problematic Quest for “Right” Impacts conference takes place in Donostia-San Sebastián. The event has been organized by Arizona State University and the University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU, and regular readers will be familiar with many of the topics and speakers. The conference ... Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI): The Problematic Quest for ‘Right’ Impacts

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Responsible Research and Innovation Conference Updates

As readers will know the Responsible Research and Innovation Conference was held on 14 and 15 January 2016 at the EESC in Brussels. The event organizers have now updated the conference website so that it includes downloadable visuals presented by the various speakers at the conference. Speakers included many of the philosophical leaders in the ... Responsible Research and Innovation Conference Updates

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Responsible Research and Innovation in Europe and across the World

On 14 -15 January 2016 the Go4 Joint Final Conference “Responsible Research and Innovation in Europe and across the World” will take place at the EESC in Brussels, Belgium. The Go4 conference will present key results drawn from 3 year’s work of four major FP7 projects. All of the projects share a common concern to ... Responsible Research and Innovation in Europe and across the World

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Nanonica Prize 2015

Fondazione Giannino Bassetti has been actively promoting Responsible Innovation for 20 years. Nanotechnology has been one of Fondazione Giannino Bassetti key topics, to be explored as a potentially disruptive interface between science and society, opportunities and risks. Given this long-standing interest, Fondazione Giannino Bassetti is pleased to announce its partnership with Nanonica, a Swiss based-company ... Nanonica Prize 2015

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Engaging Society in Responsible Research and Innovation: What’s Next?

The Engaging Society in Responsible Research and Innovation: What’s Next? conference will take place between Monday 9th November – Tuesday 10th November 2015, at the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts, Brussels. The two-day conference marks the culmination of the EU funded Engage2020. The project has spent two years mapping engagement ... Engaging Society in Responsible Research and Innovation: What’s Next?

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Nanotechitaly 2015

With the contribution of experts from industry, government and academic laboratories worldwide, NanotechItaly2015 is designed to showcase nanotechnologies and Key Enabling Technologies related innovations and spotlight applications oriented to fields crucial for economical growth and wellbeing. The Conference aims to illustrate how Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) principles should guide the development of these technologies ... Nanotechitaly 2015

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An Introduction to the Agri/Cultures Project

Readers may be interested to learn that Fern Wickson, program coordinator of the Society, Ecology and Ethics Department (SEED) at GenØk Centre for Biosafety in Tromsø, Norway and member of the VIRI, is currently leading the new “Agri/Cultures Project“. This is a four-year research project funded by the Norwegian Research council’s FRIPRO programme for young ... An Introduction to the Agri/Cultures Project

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