Author Archives: Rene von Schomberg

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

International Handbook on Responsible Innovation. A Global Resource

International Handbook on Responsible Innovation A Global Resource – available at: Also as affordable e-book at Google play(+/_ 35 Euro)and can be found here: The introduction of the handbook is in open access and can be downloaded at the publisher’s … Continue reading

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List of EU funded projects on Open Science and Responsible innovation

The list gives an overview with hyperlinks to project-websites and short summaries. The list is limited to projects funded under the SWAFS programme up to 2018 Overview of Projects on Open Science and Responsiblle Research and Innovation1

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Key Note – European Conference on Precision Agriculture (ECPA 2017)

  In my address at the ECPA conference, I outlined possible futures of Precision Agriculture which will be determined by issues such as data-ownership and public policies on data-(re) use and data-sharing within the framework of alternatives socio-economic paradigms. The … Continue reading

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International Open Science Conference: 20 March 2017 in Berlin

The programme of the Conference is accessible here: https://www.open-science-conference.eu/

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Key Note On Open Science At 3AM Bucharest 29 September 2016

Here you can download my slides- keynote on Open Science at 3AM conference Bucharest PowerPoint on Open Science-Altmetrics Please also check out the informative link of the website of the Annual AM conferences see AM-conferencesite    

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joint  final RRI projects meeting in Brussels 14-15 January 2016

These projects, very much on RRI governance (GREAT, RES-AGORA, RESPONSIBILITY) and  even on RRI’s global potential and dimension (PROGRESS) will have their joint final projects meeting in Brussels. See the Basetti’s foundations overview on its blog http://www.fondazionebassetti.org/en/focus/2015/12/responsible_research_and_innov_1.html

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Ph.D course on the philosophy of responsible innovation

The Dutch Research School of Philosophy (OZSW) invites PhD students/ ReMa students in philosophy to register for the course “Philosophy of Responsible Innovation” to take place in November and December 2015 Organizing university Wageningen University; Delft University of Technology Courses … Continue reading

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Three Open Science Sessions at Brussels conferenceO

Over 700 particpants are lined up to attend a 1,5 day conference in Brussels at the premises of the European Commission to discuss among other topics the issue of how to advance ‘ open science’ For the full programme see: … Continue reading

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Workshop at JRC-Ispra adresses challenges of quality for Citizen Science/Do It yourselve science

Vladimir Sucha (DG JRC) opened on 16 JUne 2015 a workshop on DIY Science. he underlined the challenges open science and citizen science  will pose for main stream science with it current overemphasis on measuring”excellence” by measuring quantitative outcomes of … Continue reading

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PACITA on Technology Assessment and parliamentary decision making adopts manifesto on expanding knowledge-based policy making on Science, Technology and Innovation

See website of PACITAhttp://www.pacitaproject.eu MANIFESTO  adopted by participants of the Berlin conference of PACITA, 25-27 February 2015

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