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

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

Connecting with less central regions and students, in-person and virtually

Connecting with less central regions and students, in-person and virtually What was planned and how things stand right now For its territorial experiment, Trøndelag will focus on how rural areas can become more appealing places for young people to relocate to in order to reverse the trend of rural depopulation, something which may be called “re-territorialisation”. As … Read more

Situation in the 5 Transformative Experiments

Situation in the 5 Transformative Experiments One of the main goals of TeRRItoria is to contribute to the implementation of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) at regional and territorial level. This will be done with the aim of matching and fusing together the governance of research and innovation strategies with RRI’s multiple keys for societally … Read more

Municipality of Gabrovo: the current state of the art

Municipality of Gabrovo: the current state of the art Gabrovo is a municipality in the North Central region of the Republic of Bulgaria and has almost 71 000 citizens. The political vision of Gabrovo Municipality is to achieve smart, sustainable and inclusive growth and competitiveness, addressing society’s principal challenges. The municipality has developed a main … Read more

North-East Romania: the current state of the art

North-East Romania: the current state of the art The North East Regional Development Agency (North-East RDA) works to stimulate economic development in a region covering the north-eastern part of Romania. Traditionally, this is part of the historical region of Moldova (mainly Western Moldova and Southern Bukovina). The agency is a generator of economic and social … Read more

Trøndelag : the current state of the art

Trøndelag: the current state of the art The Norwegian region participating in TeRRItoria is the County of Trøndelag, represented by Trøndelag County Council. It is part of the middle layer of the three-tiered governance system in Norway. Situated between the national and the municipal level, it has a number of clearly defined responsibilities and the … Read more