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Mainstreaming Responsible Research & Innovation

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Mainstreaming Responsible Research & Innovation

Impacter.com is the brainchild of Szilvia and Marcell Szabó which supports and manages projects that have the ‘impact booster’ effect in other words accelerate change through responsible innovation.  Impacter are the creators and hosts of the annual Responsible Innovation Summit which brings together professionals from a multitude of sectors to accelerate positive change.  The MARIE project partnered up with the Responsible Innovation Summit as part of last year’s mid-term event with great success.

Following on from the success of the summit The Impacter has now launched an online platform to connect and inspire innovators who are seeking to make a positive impact with their work.  The new platform will publish news, articles, open calls related to Responsible Innovation and value-driven entrepreneurship.  It will also facilitate networking between business leaders, academics, organisations by encouraging them to connect using a profiling system.

Check out the new website and interview with the Southern Regional Assembly as a partner on the MARIE project.

Applications are now being accepted for the Business SPIRIT Award 2019, another initiative of The Impacter, and this year there will be a special prize for 'best research project'.  For more information on how to make a submission please follow this link

The MARIE Project

The overall objective of the MARIE project is to improve regional public policy that supports delivery of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) in design, production and distribution of innovation in Smart Specialisation Sectors (S3). It promotes ways to prevent negative social and environmental impact and contributes to better quality of life. 

MARIE is part-funded by the Interreg Europe Programme, through the European Regional Development Fund and is led by the Special Agency of the Chamber of Commerce of Florì-Cesena, Italy.

MARIE will run until 2021, find out more about MARIE here.

Project Contact: Karen Coughlan, EU Projects Officer, Southern Regional Assembly

Phone: +353 (0) 51 860 706          Email: kcoughlan@southernassembly.ie

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