D-STIR project is implemented through Danube Transnational Programme, having as main objective the improvement of Danube framework conditions for innovation, by integrating Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) in the whole innovation pipeline.
With implementation of the Socio-Technical Integration Research (STIR) method of research, the project is extremely important for Danube innovation framework conditions as RRI awareness and capacity in the region are limited. It ensures that R&I is carried out in a socially, environmentally and ethically manner.
Highly innovative, D-STIR applies RRI implementation method across the Danube and in less developed regions for the first time. Projects long-term expected objecticve: an innovation pipeline based on cooperation, responsibility and competitiveness.
D-STIR also supports interactions between experts from different disciplines (humanities and social science with technological sectors), who collaboratively reflect on the societal context of research decisions in order to support reflexive learning and practical adjustments.
Designed to encourage innovation that brings responsible products to the markets swiftly, the D-STIR final output, Danube RRI Strategy, includes recommendations and concrete tools, particularly an adaptation of STIR (Socio-Technical Integration Research) method.
September 2018 - Press release: Romanian D-STIR team attended the Conference "Novel Channels of Communication for Promoting Advanced Light Sources"
June 2018 - Press release: First application of Socio-Technical Integration Research (STIR) method in 8 European countries was conducted
26 March 2018 - Press release: Social, environmental and ethical steps towards Responsible Research and Innovation
Between 21 and 23rd of March, 2018 IFINN - HH / ELI- NP will host a new meeting for the project Danube Framework for Responsible Research and Innovation using Socio-Technical Integration (D-STIR).
Read the press release. View the Agenda.
Raising awareness of responsible research and innovation - RRI with concrete pilot actions in 8 European countries. Details
The second meeting of D-STIR project stakeholders took place in Magurele on the 9th of November 2017 and it was attended by the interested people ,including some of the researchers who were selected to take part in the study pilots. Details