Dr. phil. René von Schomberg is a philosopher and a STS scholar. He has been with the European Commission since 1998. He is also a Guest Professor at the Technical University of Darmstadt in Germany.He is author/editor of 15 books and his publications appeared in a half dozen languages. He is the first editor of the most comprehensive book on responsible innovation to date: The International Handbook on Responsible Innovation. A global resource (Edward Elgar, 2019) He runs a blog: a lot of free downloadable documents on responsible innovation, socio-economic aspects of emerging technologies, ethics and open science are available.