Introduction: Responsible Research and Innovation for Sustainability

  • Lotte AsveldEmail author
  • Rietje van Dam-Mieras


This chapter begins with a short description of the societal challenges that constitute the context in which Responsible Research and Innovation concept is developing. Subsequently the emerging Responsible Research and Innovation concept is mapped out. It ends with an overview of the different chapters.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Biotechnology & SocietyDelft University of TechnologyDelftThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Leiden UniversityLeidenThe Netherlands

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