RRI Practice National Workshop - the Netherlands

Executive Summary 

The national RRI workshop of the Netherlands started with an extensive interchange of, and discussion on, the understandings and experiences of the participants concerning responsible forms of research and innovation. Main themes that emerged include: proactively addressing ethical and societal issues in research and innovation, focusing on opportunities, the responsibility of corporations, and both sound and engaged science. The discussion made clear that the participants have an understanding of responsibility that generally matches the rationale of RRI (Responsible Research and Innovation) quite well.