SYNENERGENE is a four-years mobilization and mutual learning action plan (MMLAP) that aims at initiating and fostering public dialogue on synthetic biology and mutual learning processes among a wide variety of stakeholders from science, industry, civil society, education, art and other fields.
Specifically, SYNENERGENE aims to make existing practices of RRI in synthetic biology socially more robust; to mobilise new stakeholders to participate in discourse on synthetic biology; to involve the general public and specific “publics” and improve the quality of public participation by a wide variety of means;
to analyse and to make available the results of all public dialogue and stakeholder-oriented activities to policy makers, other stakeholders, and the public; to promote mutual learning processes between a wide variety of established and new stakeholders in the discourse on synthetic biology, stimulating reflection and activities on a novel and innovative avenues to an inclusive governance framework in accordance with a European concept of RRI and of high international visibility; and to help to develop sustainable agendas for RRI in synthetic biology which systematically take into account the views of citizens involved in public communication activities.

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Authors: Synenergene project
Publication year: 2016
Language: English (EN)
Level of knowledge: Introductory: no previous knowledge is required
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