FoTRRIS News

13
Apr

How to set up a competence cell

What is a competence cell? How can you set one up?  The FoTRRIS project aims at fostering a transition towards RRI Systems. To foster this transition, we propose to set-up competence cells. A competence cell is an organisational unit, either new, or part of an existing organisation, which ultimate mission is to foster this transition. Ideally, they are at the junction

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13
Apr

How to co-create RRI projects

Would you like to know how to set up and manage a transition experiment and learn how to co-create RRI projects for tackling a glocal issue? If yes, then, this booklet will guide you through the 5-step method. Think of it as recipes for cooking a 5-course meal: this cookbook is your source of inspiration and gives you the basic

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20
Dec

Project concept design workshop

Based on the results of the second workshop and reflection meeting of the Competence Cell members who were developing Madonie Living Lab project concept, the third workshop was organised in the Madonie area. It introduced the project concept to a restricted audience* consisting of about 12 people including researchers, SOSVIMA (local governance) development agents and representatives from companies, policymakers and

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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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15
Sep

Outreach Workshop in Italy

On 8 September 2017 the Italian (Sicilian) 6-hour Outreach Workshop was organised. It was moderated by Transition Experiment’s (TE) facilitator Mr. Fabio Montagnino with the support of the Competence Cell members. The overall aim of the workshop was to disseminate information about the Co-RRI TE in Italy and to receive external feedback of the process, results and impact. Additionally, this workshop

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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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