One could imagine that Brexit will sound the death knell for RRI, (Responsible Research and Innovation). With the potential for Horizon 2020 research funding to be cut quite significantly, it could be regarded as a luxury – something mildly interesting during the good times, but which has no place in the new dog-eat-dog […]
I am writing a speech for the Swedish Research Council Annual Science Communications Conference next week and talking with the organisers about the stimulus for RRI & other initiatives in Sweden and the UK. They are similar to us, but not quite the same, the responses are pretty much, though the time-line isn’t. When I […]
Ouch! I can hear the howling from here! I know that academics and many others LOATH checklists but I don’t, I think they have an important place. Anyone who has read the excellent Checklist Manifesto will perhaps learn the value in many many areas to help us avoid failure and mitigate against human incompetence […]
Here is the next iteration of our Principles for Responsible Innovation as of January 2016. These followed feedback from stakeholders from our consultation in 2015 and review of some materials from the RRI Framework 7 Projects which recently reported.
I was quite honoured to be invited by the MATTER Principles for Responsible Innovation Consultation Draft January 2016Regulation to present on our Principles for Responsible Innovation to their Brussels meeting last Friday. The CoP was convened by DG Connect to help inform the the Better Regulation Agenda and ‘looks at the role of self-and co-regulation in […]
MATTER was invited to respond to a consultation from the US based Vitality Institute’s Guidance for the Responsible Use of Personal Health Technologies. In addition to MATTER Response to Vitility Guidelines Consultation (a note referring to the Guidance document itself) it appear to be a helpful stimulus to reflect on the usability our Principles for Responsible Innovation in […]
In this project we researched the views of investors, NGOs & retailers and analysed 13 public dialogues on different emerging technologies to find out what stakeholders expect of companies and how they can respond.
Let’s not let perceptions of what is true trump the real evidence of public attitudes
Trustworthiness builds trust, trust builds confidence, confidence builds markets. Our strategy prepared for Jonathan Porritt and Forum for the Future to support his IB Done Well Report
Could Food Irradiation really give us fresher, safer food? How could we all contribute to making that decision? Our multi-stakeholder discussion started the conversation.