International Handbook on Responsible Innovation. A Global Resource

International Handbook on Responsible Innovation
A Global Resource – available at:

also as e-book on google play, for around 35 Euro, and can be found here:

The introduction of the handbook is in open access and can be downloaded at the publisher’s website: https://www.elgaronline.com/view/edcoll/9781784718855/9781784718855.00005.xml?rskey=XLL6yc&result=3

Lets discuss the challenges for further developing and implementing responsible innovation at the upcoming 6 international events see:

https://renevonschomberg.wordpress.com/challenges-for-responsible-innovation/

Edited by René von Schomberg, Directorate General for Research and Innovation, European Commission, Belgium and Guest Professor ,Technical University Darmstadt, Germany and Jonathan Hankins, The Bassetti Foundation, Italy

The Handbook constitutes a global resource for the fast growing interdisciplinary research and policy communities addressing the challenge of driving innovation towards socially desirable outcomes. This book brings together well-known authors from the US, Europe, Asia and South-Africa who develop conceptual and regional perspectives on responsible innovation as well as exploring the prospects for further implementation of responsible innovation in emerging technological practices ranging from agriculture and medicine, to nanotechnology and robotics. The emphasis is on the socio-economic and normative dimensions of innovation including issues of social risk and sustainability.

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About Rene von Schomberg

Dr. Dr.phil. RENE VON SCHOMBERG is a philosopher and a STS specialist. He is currently Guest Professor at the Technical University of Darmstadt. He holds Ph.D's from the University of Twente (NL) (Science and Technology Studies) and J.W.Goethe University in Frankfurt (Philosophy). He has been a European Union Fellow at George Mason University, USA in 2007 and has been with the European Commission since 1998, where he is now leading a team on Open Science. He is author/co-editor of 14 books, and establishing a global resource on Responsible Innovation. In july 2019, the 'International Handbook on Responsible Innovation. A global rescource' was published. The book brings together the work of 60 leading authors from all over the world. He is running a blog: https://renevonschomberg.wordpress.com
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