Welcome to this Special Issue of EuroScientist on: Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI)!
This issue outlines many facets of RRI. It also provides different perspectives on the topic, including historical, institutional, academic, and views of practitioners in the field.
This Special Issue follows the first one entitled Launch of Responsible Research and Innovation Toolkit.
You can also get here a printed edition of this “RRI overview” issue.
By Ignacio Lopez Verdeguer, Foundation La Caixa, Barcelona, Spain, RRI Tools project coordinator.
Evolution of RRI concept over time
By Jean-Pierre Alix, EuroScience, Strasbourg, France, partner in RRI Tools.
By Elise Tancoigne, Sally Randles and Pierre-Benoît Joly, INRA, Paris, France, Manchester Institute of Innovation Research, UK and IFRIS, Paris, France.
Perspective from Brussels
By Sabine Louët, EuroScientist editor.
By Gilles Laroche and colleagues, European Commission, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, Innovation Union, Brussels, Belgium.
Perspective from Academia
By Jack Stilgoe, University College London, UK.
By Frank Kupper, Athena Institute, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands, partner in RRI Tools.
Concrete examples of RRI good practice
By Rosina Malagrida, Institute for Aids Research IrsiCaixa, Barcelona, Spain, RRI Tools deputy coordinator.
By Malvina Artheau, Science Animation Midi-Pyrénées, Toulouse, France, RRI Tools French hub coordinator.
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