Second NewHoRRIzon Policy Brief

The NewHoRRIzon project published its second policy brief in September 2019. We suggest that to better integrate RRI into research funding and governance RRI as policy construct must shift from a general ‘cross-cutting issue’ to an explicit policy goal, explicated in clear guidelines for action.

RRI Lab at OpenLivingLab Days

On September 3rd to 5th, the RRI lab – a pilot action of Social Lab 18 – was present at the annual OpenLivingLab Days in Greece. The RRI lab aims to foster face-to-face knowledge-sharing, networking, awareness and public engagement activities around RRI.

Social Lab 8 – Workshop 2

Date: 19 & 20 February 2019 Place: Tromsø, Norway Description Sixteen participants from all over Europe took part in this 2nd workshop organised by SL FOOD.Participants represented academia, research institutes, governments and industries of countries such as the Netherlands, Sweden, Spain, Italy, Germany, Estonia, UK, Norway, France and Switzerland.

Social Lab 2 – Workshop 2

Date: 12 & 13 March 2019 Place: Tromsø, Norway Description The workshop brought together fourteen participants representing the following countries: Norway, France, the Netherlands, Germany, Slovenia, Sweden, UK, Poland and Danemark. They came from differen insitutions including academia, government, research institutions.

Pathways declaration

With the early political adoption of RRI, the European Union has been a pioneer in responding to the issues at stake; most prominently the need for public legitimacy and support for research and innovation actions that address real societal needs in a way that respects the values of European publics.