Assessing Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) systems in the digital age

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Abstract

Recent disruptions caused by the digital age and increasing calls for Responsible Research and Innovation have overturned supposed certainties of how to assess research and innovation. This paper shows that: (1) Responsible Research and Innovation requires a system approach; and (2) digital transformation brings additional complications and opportunities. Particularly, privacy issues as well as the risk of discrimination and manipulation severely increase in the digital age. Simultaneously, big data and internet of things solutions offer multiple opportunities of following research and innovation processes more closely, thereby offering chances to sufficiently integrate the values of all stakeholders.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAssessment of Responsible Innovation
Subtitle of host publicationMethods and Practices
EditorsEmad Yaghmaei, Ibo van de Poel
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherRoutledge - Taylor & Francis Group
Chapter11
Pages275-292
Number of pages18
ISBN (Electronic)9780429298998
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020

Keywords

  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Business & Industry
  • Environment and Sustainability

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