Governance of S&T

Evaluation of Directive 2006/42/EC on Machinery

One of the main pieces of legislation governing the harmonisation of essential health and safety requirements for machinery at EU level is the Machinery Directive (2006/42/EC).  This seeks to promote the free movement of machinery within the Single Market and guarantee a high level of protection for users through a system of mandatory health and…

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Increased coherence and openness of European Union research and innovation partnerships

There are many research and partnership programmes funded under EU budget, all having different target groups, tools and aims. The aim of the study was to (1) analyse the use of partnership instruments in the Framework Programme (with main focus on H2020) and (2) give orientations for future use of partnering concept and instruments in…

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Knowledge Triangle Activities in the Nordic Countries

The Nordic Council of Ministers (NCM) wanted a status overview of ongoing or recently undertaken activities with reference to the concept of The Knowledge Triangle, in the Nordic countries. Future strategies for such activities was covered as well. The overview contained a comparative analysis on national level. The overview was made through document studies, desk…

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Development of metrics and indicators for RRI projects D6

This report is one of a series of documents produced as part of the European Commission’s service contract for “Monitoring the evolution and benefits of responsible research and innovation” MoRRI. The present report is the deliverable of Task 7 of the MoRRI project. Firstly, it summarises the outcomes of the identification of RRI benefits of…

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RRI benefits and economic effects: summary and assessment of empirical data D5.3

This report is one of a series of documents produced as part of the European Commission’s service contract for “Monitoring the evolution and benefits of responsible research and innovation” MoRRI. The present report firstly provides a list of possible RRI benefits along five RRI dimensions, and then further divided into democratic, economic, and societal benefits,…

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R&D Attraction Networks-A report on stakeholder co-operation and STI diplomacy to attract investments in R&D

This report, conducted by Technopolis Group, addressed some of the location factors behind R&D and describes some of the instruments and policies that can be used to attract further investment in the area. It focussed on the situation in the Netherlands, and then examined the R&D attraction framework for five countries, namely: Canada, Germany, Denmark,…

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In-depth case studies on the benefits of RRI across the scientific disciplines and industrial sectors D5.2

This report is one of a series of documents produced as part of the European Commission’s service contract for “Monitoring the evolution and benefits of responsible research and innovation” MoRRI. The present report provides the results of a broad case study programme conducted by MoRRI consortium partners (Sub-task 6.4), trying to identify the social, democratic,…

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Update of the literature review and Visioning exercise D5.1

This report is one of a series of documents produced as part of the European Commission’s service contract for “Monitoring the evolution and benefits of responsible research and innovation” MoRRI. The present report updates the state of the literature review and summarises the information and insights gained in the Visioning Exercise .

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