By Bert-Jaap Koops, Ilse Oosterlaken, Henny Romijn, Tsjalling Swierstra, Jeroen van den Hoven
Responsible Innovation 2:
- Looks at technology from both an institutional and an organizational point of view as well addresses policy issues
- Contains practical tips and lessons learned in order to support innovative research
- Attuned to the current way of funding technological research
- Contains methodological contributions, linking "responsible innovation" research to the more traditional Technology Assessment and Ethics of Technology literature
Responsible Innovation 2 discusses issues regarding conceptualization, governance and implementation of responsible innovation. It treats different approaches to making responsible innovation a reality and it contains new case studies that illustrate challenges and solutions. Research on Responsible Innovation is by its nature highly multidisciplinary, and also pro-active, design-oriented and policy-relevant. Until a few years back, the concept of Responsible Innovation was hardly used - nowadays it is increasingly receiving attention from both researchers and policy makers. This is indispensable reading for anyone interested in or working on innovation.