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Tuesday 27

Closing up the gap

Posted by Center for the Promotion of Science on 27 Oct 2015

It is hard to anticipate future needs of society on a long-term scale of 20 or 30 years. Achieving principles of Responsible research and innovations in that sense appears to be a complex task, which requires a lot of skills, knowledge and efforts after all.

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Monday 05

Pesticides: a blessing and a curse of civilisation

Posted by Techmania Science Center on 05 Oct 2015

'​The expert system for more accurate decisions on pesticide use' is the full name of the new software application that has recently been made available to Czech farmers. It is actually a smart assistant that helps with the use of artificial fertilizers. The application is a joint effort by two institutions – the Technology Agency of the Czech Republic and the Crop Research Institute.

František Kocourek from the Crop Research Institute

Legitimate Regulation

Among other things, the application allows for determining the economic threshold of harmfulness for pesticides and...

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Thursday 23

The Spanish Hub organizes the first public seminar on RRI in Barcelona

Posted by IrsiCaixa on 23 Jul 2015

Last June, the CosmoCaixa Barcelona (Spain) hosted the first public conference on Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI). It was organized by the RRI Tools project, led by "la Caixa" Foundation and the IrsiCaixa AIDS Research Institute.

Nearly one hundred people attended the event where different experts explained how to incorporate the six policy agendas of RRI — gender equality, ethics, governance, public...

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