STAKEHOLDERS ACTING TOGETHER ON THE ETHICAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF RESEARCH AND INNOVATION Dubravka Vejnović October 9th 2014, Belgrade Center for the Promotion of Science Expert associate & SATORI project coordinator [email protected] GENERAL INFORMATION Project number: 612231 Starting date: 01/01/2014 Duration: 45 months Coordinator: University of Twente, The Netherlands Website: http://satoriproject.eu PARTNERS • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Universiteit Twente, The Netherlands De Montfort Univeristy, UK Trilateral Research & Consulting LLP, UK Fonden Teknologiradet, Denmark Center for the Promotion of Science, Serbia L’Union Europeenne des associationsde journalistes scientifiques association, France Helsinska fundacja praw czlowieka, Poland Teknologian tutkimuskeskus VTT, Finland Die Deutsches Insitut Feur Normung E.V, Germany Associazionе Italiana per la ricerca industriale – AIRI, Italy Instituto de salud Carlos III, Spain Znanstvenoraziskovalni center Slovenske akademije znanosti in umetnosti, Slovenia United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization – UNESCO, France Linkopings Universitet, Sweden Ericsson Telecomunicazioni, Italy Bundeskanzleramt der Republik Oesterreich, Austria AIM OF THE PROJECT Developing a common platform for the consolidation and advancement of ethical assessment in research and innovation. Project aims to develop a framework of ethical principles and practical approaches so as to strenghten shared understandings among actors involved in the design and implementation of research ethics. ETHICS IN R&I • Ethical assesment refers to the identification and evaluation of ethical issues in R&I • The SATORI project brings together two existing traditions in ethics: research ethics, which is the ethical reflection on scientific practice, and technology ethics, which is the ethical study of the technology, engineering and innovation "Right now the situation is that ethical assessment of research and innovation is increasingly important because there are major societal consequences with R&I, whether it's for human rights, whether it's for environment, justice, wellbeing or privacy" Dr Philip Brey professor at the University of Twente ETHICAL ASSESSMENT • to identify and evaluate ethical issues and problems in scientific research and innovation practices • to make recommendations and policy proposals to make R&I more ethical and responsible • covers a wide range of ethical issues (scientific integrity, fraud and misconduct, the rights of human subjects in research, use of animals, responsible product design, protection of privacy and civil rights…) ACTIVITIES • Stakeholder mapping • Surveying of stakeholders’ needs for capacity building and training • Engaging stakeholders in the design of the SATORI framework • Training sessions to introduce the SATORI framework • Workshop regarding the cost-effectiveness ethical assessment • Stakeholder discussion about the impact of ethical assessment • Strategic planning with the key stakeholders to ensure sustainability of the framework • Dialogue with policy-level stakeholders WORK PACKAGES 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Comparative analysis of ethics assessment practices Dialogue and participation Legal aspects and impacts on globalization Roadmap for a common EU ethics assessment framework Risk-benefit analysis of ethics assessment activities Measuring the impact of ethics assessment Standardizing operating procedures and certification for ethics assessment 8. Heritage (sustainability) 9. Policy watch and policy recommendations 10. Communication 11. Project management 12. Evaluation WP10: COMMUNICATION • • • • • • • Communication strategy Website Press releases and feature stories Journal articles Presentations Social media Final conference THANK YOU FOR LISTENING!