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Implementing Responsible Research and Innovation

Organisational and National Conditions

Benefits

  • Written by important researchers in the field who have been brought together in one of the most important RRI projects in Horizon Europe?

  • The only book to provide a comprehensive assessment of the organizational mechanisms and contexts that influence how RRI can be implemented in organizations

  • Provides the most comprehensive study of how to achieve institutional change in the research system

Open Access
Book

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Ethics book series (BRIEFSETHIC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Christian Wittrock, Ellen-Marie Forsberg, Auke Pols, Philip Macnaghten, David Ludwig
    Pages 1-4 Open Access
  3. The Organisational Study of RRI Implementation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Christian Wittrock, Ellen-Marie Forsberg, Auke Pols, Philip Macnaghten, David Ludwig
      Pages 7-22 Open Access
    3. Christian Wittrock, Ellen-Marie Forsberg, Auke Pols, Philip Macnaghten, David Ludwig
      Pages 23-36 Open Access
    4. Christian Wittrock, Ellen-Marie Forsberg, Auke Pols, Philip Macnaghten, David Ludwig
      Pages 37-51 Open Access
    5. Christian Wittrock, Ellen-Marie Forsberg, Auke Pols, Philip Macnaghten, David Ludwig
      Pages 53-64 Open Access
  4. Comparison of National Discourses and Practices on RRI

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 65-65
    2. Christian Wittrock, Ellen-Marie Forsberg, Auke Pols, Philip Macnaghten, David Ludwig
      Pages 67-74 Open Access
    3. Christian Wittrock, Ellen-Marie Forsberg, Auke Pols, Philip Macnaghten, David Ludwig
      Pages 75-103 Open Access
    4. Christian Wittrock, Ellen-Marie Forsberg, Auke Pols, Philip Macnaghten, David Ludwig
      Pages 105-111 Open Access
  5. Conclusion

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 113-113
    2. Christian Wittrock, Ellen-Marie Forsberg, Auke Pols, Philip Macnaghten, David Ludwig
      Pages 115-120 Open Access

About this book

Introduction



Keywords

organizational change responsible research and innovation science and innovation studies responsible innovation research ethics RRI keys and dimensions academic culture and RRI international research ethics RRI and national contetxts science technology and innovation Open Access

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.The Work Research InstituteOslo Metropolitan UniversityOsloNorway
  2. 2.NORSUS Norwegian Institute for Sustainability ResearchKraakeroeyNorway
  3. 3.Knowledge, Technology and Innovation (KTI) groupWageningen University and ResearchWageningenThe Netherlands
  4. 4.Knowledge, Technology and Innovation (KTI) groupWageningen University and ResearchWageningenThe Netherlands
  5. 5.Knowledge, Technology and Innovation (KTI) groupWageningen University and ResearchWageningenThe Netherlands

About the authors

Christian Wittrock is an organizational sociologist in the Innovation and Enterprise Development group at the Work Research Institute, Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway. He studies the intra- and inter organizational diffusion of innovations in and across multiple settings. He is currently also a PhD Fellow at Aarhus University, department of Business Development and Technology, Denmark.

Ellen-Marie Forsberg is managing director at NORSUS Norwegian Institute for Sustainability Research. She holds a Doctor of Philosophy with a focus of applied ethics, built up the Oslo Research Group on Responsible Innovation and has led several RRI projects, including the Horizon 2020 RRI-Practice project reported on in this book. 

Auke Pols is a lecturer in responsible innovation and the ethics of technology at the Knowledge, Technology and Innovation group at Wageningen University. He has done research on ethical aspects of socio-technical transitions, particularly in the global South.

Phil Macnaghten is a Professor in the Knowledge, Technology and Innovation (KTI) group at Wageningen University. He is author of Contested Natures and one of the leading scholars on responsible innovation and the governance of techno-visionary science. His current research focus is on responsible innovation, gene editing and the politics of anticipation.

David Ludwig is an assistant professor in the Knowledge, Technology and Innovation (KTI) group at Wageningen University, the Netherlands. His work combines philosophy and social studies of science in addressing epistemological, ontological, political dimensions of science in cross-cultural and global contexts.


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