April 3, 2019 News

ICoRSA have started work on the SwafS5 2018 project: GRRIP H2020

ICoRSA have started work on the  SwafS5 2018 project: GRRIP: Grounding RRI practices in research performing organisations



The project started February 2019 and is a 4 project, and budget of €1.5million.

Aim of GRRIP:GRRIP will embed sustainable RRI practices in 4 Marine and Maritime M&M research performing organisations (RPO) and 1 dual function RPO and research funding organisation (RPO/RFO) (total 5 RPO&RFO) in the M&M sectors through Action Plans (AP) for institutional and cultural change.  This will be accompanied by establishing a platform for engagement with the Quadruple Helix (QH) for each RPO&RFO, and a platform for mutual learning between the 5 RPO&RFOs and QHs.

M&M Centres getting action plans are:

•    MaREI, University College Cork, Ireland

•    Plocan, Gran Canaria

•    Wavec, Lisbon, Portugal

•    EC Nante, France

•    Marine science dept, Swansea University, Wales

ICoRSA is the lead partner in 2 important initial tasks:

1.      State of the Art of EU projects that engage the quadruple helix (industry, academia, policy and citizens)

2.      Compiling the list of stakeholders for each of the 5 M&M case study demo sites