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About RRI

Responsible Research and Innovation means that societal actors work together during the whole research and innovation process in order to better align both the process and its outcomes, with the values, needs and expectations of European society. RRI is an ambitious challenge for the creation of a Research and Innovation policy driven by the needs of society and engaging all societal actors via inclusive participatory approaches.


The Observatory of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) aims to be established as a permanent point of reference and actual fore-thinking regarding the current concept and developments in the field of RRI.


The Responsibility Forum is a virtual meeting place where different stakeholders as well as members of the RRI community will find a space for deliberation, discussion and determination of the content RRI, in particular in relation to the functioning of RRI in European Commission projects.

Responsibility, the project

The RESPONSIBILITY project aims to create a network of stakeholders that would adopt and diffuse a common understanding in RRI between different actors in Europe and around the globe.


This page link to the table with project partners.


The Responsibility Platform aims through the Observatory to offer a repository of valuable information related to various of ongoing research and innovation issues and their implications. Moreover, it intends thought he Forum to offer a tool to hold constructive debates related to these issues. The Project tries through the FAQ to answer and explain these components in the most efficient way possible.