Responsible research and innovation: From science in society to science for society, with society

@article{Owen2012ResponsibleRA,
  title={Responsible research and innovation: From science in society to science for society, with society},
  author={Richard Owen and Phil Macnaghten and Jack Stilgoe},
  journal={Emerging Technologies: Ethics, Law and Governance},
  year={2012}
}
The term responsible (research and) innovation has gained increasing EU policy relevance in the last two years, in particular within the European Commission's Science in Society programme, in the context of the Horizon 2020 Strategy. We provide a brief historical overview of the concept, and identify three distinct features that are emerging from associated discourses. The first is an emphasis on the democratic governance of the purposes of research and innovation and their orientation towards… 

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