The 3 Phases of Responsible Innovation

Over the last few month, the phrase “Responsible Innovation” has been booming on scientific social media. It has emerged from Corporate Social Responsibility as a topic that researches the effect and consequences of innovation on the long term. This could be technological effects, antropological effects or ethical effects. The fundament of this research topic lies in the Collingridge Dilemma: The Collingridge dilemma is a methodological quandary in which efforts to control technology development face [&hellip

European Commission opts for Industrial Revolution 2.0

Recent decades have been the years of outsourcing. Not only did companies outsource traditional cheap production towards more interesting markets, companies also outsourced most of their ICT and knowledge-based services towards cheaper countries. During recent years, many organisation have also outsourced their innovation departments and knowledge-intensive research and development branches towards countries in the Far East and Brazil. No longer does the Europe have the competitive advantage of being an [&hellip