SMARTER 2020 Conference Webinar series: Connecting grand societal challenges with local goals in place-based innovation policy

SMARTER 2020 Conference Webinar series: Connecting grand societal challenges with local goals in place-based innovation policy The SMARTER 2020 Conference Webinar series is co-organised by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre and RSA Europe (the Regional Studies Association European Foundation). Open to all, the SMARTER 2020 Conference Webinar series is a forum for debating the most relevant issue affecting today’s society, such … Read more

FIT4RRI – Final Conference

FIT4RRI – Final Conference The FIT4RRI consortium is organising its final summit “#RRI4real”, marking the end of its three-year project. Since 2017 FIT4RRI has brought together experts from nine European countries to analysed and test how to foster the real uptake of Responsible Research & Innovation and Open Science by developing new training materials on them and embedding related practices in institutional governance. The summit starts a new collaborative phase of shaping the future of Open Science and … Read more

Achievements of Responsible Research & Innovation to date

Report on the progress of Responsible Research & Innovation agenda The European Commission has released a series of reports on the progress of the Science with and for Society (SwafS) programme under Horizon 2020, among them one specifically focused on Responsible Research & Innovation (RRI). This report goes into depth on the achievements of Horizon … Read more

Workshop on recruitment to the districts

Participants from TeRRItoria in Trøndelag are planning joint actions for recruiting highly educated people to the districts. On the 25th of June nearly 20 participants from NTNU, Trøndelag County Council, the Røros Region Business Garden, iNam (Innovation Namdal) and Namsos Municipality gathered from different locations in Trondheim, Røros, and Namsos in an online meeting. The … Read more

Fostering Inter-territorial Mutual Learning through ‘Bilateral’ Virtual Meetings (TP meetings)

A core aspect of the TeRRItoria project alludes to engaging all Consortium partners to co-creation and co-learning procedures, where they will have the opportunity to exchange experiences, advice and contemplate together on potential steps for enhancing the designed RRI-related activities –which will further contribute to the transformation of their territory.

Recalibrating stakeholder engagement activities in times of social distance

Recalibrating stakeholder engagement activities in times of social distance The TeRRItoria project partners in Central Macedonia were very fond of their old plan of action for how to organise and run their stakeholder meetings but, due the ongoing virus situation, they have had to start arranging for their activities to be online. Initially, the plan … Read more

Survey to substitute meetings to engage civil society

Survey to substitute meetings to engage civil society The Municipality of Gabrovo (Bulgaria) is following the principles of Responsible Research and Innovation to raise the engagement of its local civil society. The process is used in the framework of the formulation of the new Smart Specialisation Strategies for the next programming period 2021-2027. The Municipality is carrying out … Read more