FoTRRIS News

13
Nov

Mainstreaming RRI!

Mainstreaming RRI! University College in Ghent that participated in the Flemish Outreach workshop, makes the SDGs the main focus of their research agenda. On Thursday 26 October, Anne Snick, member of the Flemish FoTRRIS team, ran an inspirational workshop for a mixed group of 45 students, teachers and administrators of HoGent, a university college in Ghent with over 15 000

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9
Nov

FoTRRIS Outreach Workshop in Spain

On 19 June, Spanish Competence Cell (CC) members in cooperation with colleagues from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM) organised an Outreach Workshop (OW) in the Faculty of Communication Sciences. The Outreach Workshop is a final event after a series of transition experiments that have been performed in Spain to validate the FoTRRIS methodology to implement the Co-RRI approach. The aim

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9
Nov

FoTRRIS at Ethics by Design workshop at PRIMA 2017 conference

Juan Pavón, from UCM, presented the FoTRRIS project at the workshop “Ethics by Design” at the PRIMA 2017 conference, held on 30 October 2017 in Nice (France). The workshop aimed at discussing the ethical consequences of the evolution of artificial intelligence. From the perspective of FoTRRIS, Juan Pavón explained that this issue requires a broader perspective by integrating the viewpoints of different

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2
Oct

FoTRRIS participates in the SIS-RRI conference

FoTRRIS participates in the SIS-RRI: Science, Innovation and Society: achieving Responsible Research and Innovation conference UCM and CESIE presented a common article “Developing RRI practices: the role of ICT in Stakeholders’ Knowledge Exchange and Co-Creation Processes” at the SIS-RRI Conference which was held in Rome on 25-26 September 2017. “The conference’s overall aim is to establish, organise and activate a Responsible

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8
Sep

FoTRRIS  Back Casting Exercise

Today big societal challenges are at the forefront of the political agenda. The SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) embody the political commitment to work towards a more just and sustainable world. In terms of R&I policy, the focus on Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) is an invitation to the R&I community to address these societal needs in a participatory, open and

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2
Aug

Austrian Outreach/Validation Workshop

To broaden the outreach of the Co-RRI transition experiment of FoTRRIS in Austria, the IFZ team (Sandra Karner, Anita Thaler and Magdalena Wicher) organised an expert workshop in Graz. Eight Austrian RRI experts came on 12th of July and discussed key learnings on the concrete co-RRI experiment on sustainable food systems, and more generally how the ‘co-RRIness’ of the Austrian

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29
Jun

NEWS FoTRRIS PLATFORM IS NOW ACCESSIBLE ONLINE FROM THE FOTRRIS WEBSITE

The FoTRRIS online platform is now directly available from the FoTRRIS website, under the “resources” header. This platform allows the FoTRRIS’ transition arenas and their related competence cells in our five countries (Austria, Belgium, Hungary, Italy and Spain) to work collaboratively on designing a co-RRI research project concept. Transition arenas are spaces where various actors of all kind (research, civil society,

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16
May

Feedback of the Hungarian Transition Experiment

As part of FoTRRIS, ESSRG explored the possibilities for local economic development at the Wekerle district of Budapest, Hungary. Wekerle Local Economic Development Strategy Through this 3-months long process, our aim has been to create a common vision for a local economic development strategy by bringing together the civil, business, and public sector. More specifically, we’ve had to engage local economic

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15
May

FoTRRIS participates in Right to the Future event

The FoTRRIS – Foster Transition towards Responsible Research and Innovation Systems (Horizon 2020 programme) – project objective is to offer efficient and effective methods for researchers, citizens, businesses and policy-makers to solve ‘glocal’ challenges in a co-RRI way. The methodology of the project relies on the design of transition arenas associated with a support of a competence cell. Transition arenas are

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20
Apr

Overview of the Hungarian Transition Experiment

ESSRG (Environmental Social Science Research Group) Ltd, the Hungarian partner of the FoTRRIS Horizon 2020 project, is organising a 3-month long exploration into the possibilities for local economy development in close cooperation with Transition Wekerle (TW), Budapest, Hungary. “Wekerle Local Economic Development Strategy Workshop” The aim is to create a common vision for a local economic development strategy by bringing

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