This event aims to attract innovation enthusiasts and practitioners to give them fresh insights into "Responsible Innovation", a new philosophy that the EU is firmly supporting. KARIM is an EU initiative set up in North West Europe to support and boost the competitivness of innovative SMEs. The project aims to improve their competitiveness through access to high value innovation support and technology in 6 main fields - ICT, Smart Energy Systems, Environmental Technologies, Eco-toxicology, Nano-bio Science & engineering and Bio-medical Technologies.