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Rome declaration on fostering RRI adopted at Italian Presidency Conference


The Italian Presidency Conference “Science, Innovation and Society - achieving Responsible Research and Innovation” was held in Rome from November 19th to 21st. The Conference, supported by the European Commission, took stock of the project results of the “Science and Society” and “Science in Society” programme in the 6th and 7th EU Framework programmes respectively, with a view to inform the “Science with and for Society” objective in Horizon 2020.

One of the main outcomes of this conference was the adoption of the Rome declaration  PDF icon 199 KB by the participants and conference organisers, drawing on the Conference discussions and conclusions. The declaration calls on European Institutions, EU Member States and their R&I Funding and Performing Organisations, business and civil society to make Responsible Research and Innovation a central objective across all relevant policies and activities, including in shaping the European Research Area and the Innovation Union.

Download: Rome declaration  PDF icon 199 KB

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