Why Responsible Innovation?

A call for responsible innovation on the basis of a diagnosis of 6 current deficits of the global innovation system.

A power point presentation can be downloaded here

PPT on 6 Deficits

  1. Need for governance mechanisms for outcomes of Science, Technology and Innovation
  2. Address market failures in order to deliver on societally desirable innovations
  3. Align Science. Technology and innovation policy with broadly shared public values.
  4. Shift focus from technological potentials to societally desirable objectives
  5. Shift to open scholarship in order to make science better by improved reproduceabilty, efficiency and more responsiveness to societal challenges
  6. Implement anticipatory governance mechanisms in the policy making process by using a combination of Foresight, technology assessment and normative (participatory) design.