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

Presentations at Final conferences of the Horizon 2020 funded projects SeeRRI and IAMRRI

I gave rather similar key note presentations at the final conferences of the H2020 funded projects SeeRRI (https://conference.seerri.eu/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/Programa-conferencia-SeeRRI-15.09.21-2.pdf) and IAMRRI (https://www.iamrri.eu/iamrri/events/default-title/programm) on respectively 30 and 8 September 2021 The power point presentation can be downloaded here: https://1drv.ms/p/s!AiGzvqBrWeivuEiI7umzXbcA86QG?e=BqB9cb I can recommend … Continue reading

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An unfinished journey? Reflections on a decade of responsible research and innovation

Richard Owen, René von Schomberg and Phil Macnaghten ABSTRACTWe reflect on a decade of Responsible Research and Innovation(RRI) as a discourse emerging from the European Commission(EC) 10 years ago. We discuss the foundations for RRI, itsemergence during the Seventh Framework … Continue reading

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Call for papers “Research Ethics: setting up frameworks to promote good practices

We are launching a new call for papers for the October 2022 (27.2) issue about “Research Ethics: Frameworks for promoting best research practices”. Edited by Elsa González-Esteban (Universitat Jaume I), René Von Schomberg (European Comission/Technical University of Darmstadt) & Rosana … Continue reading

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Special Issue “Institutional Change for Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI)”

Special Issue “Institutional Change for Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI)” Guest editors: Dr. Nhien Nguyen & Dr. Dr. phil. René von Schomberg   Abstract (500 words max) deadline: 31/1/2021 Full paper (7000 words max) submission: 31/3 – 30/7/2021 https://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/journal/tlo/institutional-change-responsible-research-and-innovation

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Philosophy of Responsible Innovation 2021

Info/Registration on: https://www.ozsw.nl/activity/philosophy-of-responsible-innovation-2021/  The Dutch Research School of Philosophy (OZSW), Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) and Wageningen University invite PhD students in philosophy to register for the course “Philosophy of Responsible Innovation” to take place from January 13th – 21st 2021

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Global Prospects and Perspectives on Responsible Research and Innovation

Joint our session at the 4S/EASST virtual conference on Tuesday 18 August 2020, 3pm (Central European Time) (full programme: https://www.easst4s2020prague.org/ ) Download Powerpoint on Institutional Change for RRI here: https://app.box.com/s/z4ty6dnv8e28ow6o1rjv2sjjopoi2oil SESSION OVERVIEW Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) reflects an innovation … Continue reading

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No Science with and for Society without Inclusiveness

Inclusiveness underpins the funding programme of Science with and for Society (Swafs) in Horizon 2020. This you can read in the latest Swafs report published on 20 July 2020. https://app.box.com/s/a1h82nludti38tmgit2gdimtrlpegjdb

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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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