The overall project aim is to bring Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) into the linked up global world to promote mutual learning and collaboration in RRI. This will be achieved by the formation of the global RRING community network and by the development andmobilisation of a global Open Access RRI knowledge base. RRING will align RRI to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a global common denominator. ICoRSA is leading the RRING research network and is responsible for implementing a one-year trial of the network in 2020.

RRING 6 Objectives
1. Create the global RRING community network.
2. State of the Art and best practice of RRI across the key 7 geographies
3. Align RRI to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
4. Determine the competitive advantages of RRI and also understand how and where RRI is perceived as a barrier and/ or disadvantage.
5. Create high level RRI strategy recommendations for the seven geographic zones.
6. Promote inclusive engagement of civil society and researchers, and create a global community of RRI stakeholders.

Why the RRING project
• Europe wanted the rest of World to adopt RRI
• Commissioned 2 projects to explored convergence (Progress was last project)
• At Progress final conference: Rest of the world said – No
– Regional differences
– Cultural differences
– Political differences
• SwafS14 scope to explore Linked up World RRI

Why is ICoRSA participating in the RRING project
ICoRSA leads work package 7: creating the RRI network consisting of all stakeholder in RRI. ICoRSA network will build in synergy with the RRING network.

8 Stakeholders groups

International Organisations and NGO
Grassroots associations
Citizens/ Civil Society

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