Governance of S&T

How should we evaluate complex programmes for innovation and socio-technical transitions?

Programmes addressing socio-technical transitions (for example, to tackle major societal challenges) are often ineffective because they fail to link transition management to governance. Our report argues that we need evaluations that not only support learning by transition managers but also create accountability to society to make such transitions effective.

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Final report – Summarising insights from the MoRRI project D13

Monitoring the evolution and benefits of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) in Europe has been a three-and-a-half year-long endeavour in terms of conceptual thinking, data challenges, pragmatic solutions, critical reflections and last but not least substantial findings. The study programme started with an initial scoping of the RRI dimensions (Gender equality, Public engagement, Science literacy…

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Policy brief D8

This policy brief reports on data collected by the MoRRI (Monitoring the evolution and benefits of Responsible Research and Innovation) project between 2014 and 2018.  

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How can the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation increase the economic and societal impact of RDI funding in Finland?

Long-term objectives of Finnish research and innovation policy. One objective of the current government is to improve the quality and effectiveness of research and innovation. This study examines what kinds of benefits have been obtained from EU Framework Programmes and how Finnish participation can be further supported. Overall, the FP provides clear added value for…

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The evolution of Responsible Research and Innovation in Europe: The MoRRI indicators report D4.3

This report includes a rich set of RRI indicators that were collected through the MoRRI study directly or by using available data from previous collection efforts. Bringing together a large number of indicators provides detailed information on a number of aspects. The downside, however, is that not all the collected data is very recent –…

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Norwegian participation in Horizon 2020 in health, ICT and industry

The Research Council of Norway (RCN) commissioned Technopolis Group to conduct a study on the possibilities to increase participation in Horizon 2020, but also in relation to other European Research Area activities and future Framework Programmes. The assignment was to focus on the three topic areas of health, Information and Communications Technology, and industry. The…

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Report on the Researchers’ Survey D9.1

This report presents the results gathered in task 8, sub-task 8.1, the collection of data on RRI benefits, which is dedicated to the prevalence of RRI benefits in Europe from the viewpoint of European researchers.  

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