Putting Responsible Research & Innovation into practice – Animated Video

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Putting Responsible Research & Innovation into practice What is meant when talking about RRI? Why should you bother and how do you actually start to practice RRI? This short animated video will introduce you to the main principles of responsible research practices and will guide you to take first steps  towards RRI and Open Science. Context This video intends to … Read More

FIT4RRI consortium meeting Thessaloniki

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group picture FIT4RRI consortium

The last year of FIT4RRI is passing by quickly. In the first week of October, our project team came together in Thessaloniki, Greece, to discuss our activities for the next and last six months of the project. It’s time for a final sprint. Upcoming activities In the next months, we will launch our online training courses on the FOSTER platform. … Read More

FIT4RRI survey on the awareness of RRI and Open Science

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Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) and Open Science (OS) are basic actions within the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme of the European Commission. But are these concepts as widely known among the scientific community as expected?  The FIT4RRI Consortium designed a survey on the degree and consensus towards RRI and Open Science and their role in R&I governance.  Are you are … Read More

Open Science, it’s time to move | Open Science Fair 2019

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What is Open Science and responsible research? What are opportunities, what are challenges? In September 2019, scientists, policy makers and representatives from around the world came together in Porto for the 2nd Open Science Fair. Open Science faces many challenges. Mainly traditional research habits accompanied by non-incentive institutional and funder reward systems, the lack of embedded tools and services, and … Read More

RRI for real – Shaping the future of open science and society relations

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The FIT4RRI consortium is delighted to announce its upcoming summit “RRI for real” marking the end of our three-year project. FIT4RRI brought together experts from nine European countries, who analysed and tested how to foster the real uptake of Responsible Research & Innovation and Open Science. The summit starts a new collaborative phase of shaping the future of open science … Read More

FIT4RRI Co-Creation Experiments: Text and Data Mining (TDM) Experiment at The Open University

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FIT4RRI Experiments FIT4RRI is conducting four co-creation experiments to observe Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) and Open Science in action. Our experiments are an exercise of engaging the quadruple helix actors (university, industry, policy makers, society) into the design and implementation of research projects. Our intention is to understand how institutions need to change their organisational frameworks to allow better … Read More

FIT4RRI consortium meeting in Maastricht

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FIT4RRI consortium group picture

FIT4RRI is at the end of its second year and the project is in the middle of the co-creation experiment testing phase. The consortium met in Maastricht in the Netherlands from 14-15th May 2019 to discuss recent developments and future actions.   The project partners presented the progress of their work. After an successful call for FIT4RRI trainings, the winners were … Read More

A notifications system to stay up to date with Open Science and RRI training material

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In an effort to assist our community with staying up to date with the most recent Open Science and RRI developments, we implemented a notification system in the FOSTER platform. The FOSTER portal is the platform where FIT4RRI content and training materials are being hosted. Registered to the platform users can navigate the Open Science and RRI taxonomies to subscribe to … Read More

Five proposals get FIT4RRI funding for their training event

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results of FIT4RRI call for training

Early 2019, the FIT4RRI consortium published a call for training events. Now we are happy to announce the winners of the call. Among 56 proposals the project decided to support 5 training events: 1. “Responsible Research and Innovation in practice. A course for the Madrid autonomous community” The event at University Pompeu Fabra in Spain will bring together researchers and … Read More

A comprehensive picture of trends and experiences in RRI

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trends of RRI

Mapping and Benchmarking of trends, barriers to and drivers of RRI and Open Science In July 2018, the FIT4RRI Work Package 1 “Mapping and benchmarking” completed its journey. Its aim was to develop a comprehensive picture influences on RRI and Open Science: On the one hand focusing on the major trends, barriers to and drivers of  Responsible Research & Innovation and … Read More