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Responsible-Industry Kick-off Meeting Press Release

How Private Corporations Can Conduct Their Research and Innovation Activities Responsibly

The European Project Responsible-Industry on Responsible Research and Innovation in Business and Industry was launched in Brussels on Feb 4-5, 2014

On February 4-5, the kick-off meeting of the EU-funded project Responsible-Industry took place in Brussels. The project explores how private corporations can conduct their research and innovation activities responsibly, focussing on the application of information and communication technologies to the grand challenge of health, demographic change and wellbeing.

Responsible-Industry, concluding in June 2017, is coordinated by Prof. B. Stahl from De Montfort University, Leicester (UK). The project consortium comprises nine partners from seven European countries, namely De Montfort University (Leader, United Kingdom), Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (Germany), UCLan Cyprus Limited (Cyprus), Fundación TECNALIA Research & Innovation (Spain), Universiteit Twente (The Netherlands), Associazione Italiana per la Ricerca Industriale – AIRI (Italy), Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen Nürnberg (Germany), Euclid Network (United Kingdom), and Teknologian Tutkimuskeskus VTT (Finland).

For further information see the project’s website.


Dr. Michael Obach

Health Division
TECNALIA Research & Innovation
Parque Tecnológico de San Sebastián
Mikeletegi Pasealekua, 1-3
E-20009 Donostia-San Sebastián – Gipuzkoa (Spain)

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About Orbit

Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) aims to ensure the sustainability, acceptability and desirability of research processes and outputs. The ORBIT project is funded by the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. Its purpose is to provide services to promote RRI across the UK ICT research community. It aims to move beyond ICT and the UK and will provide RRI services and knowledge to all interested parties.

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