Indicators for promoting and monitoring Responsible Research and Innovation. European Commission (.pdf)

« Early in 2014 the European Commission appointed an expert group ‘to identify and propose indicators and other effective means to monitor and assess the impacts of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) initiatives, and evaluate their performance in relation to general and specific RRI objectives’. This report presents the results of the work of the expert group. It contains three parts: first a conceptual introduction of RRI; second a detailed review of possible indicators in eight key areas for RRI policy; and third a number of concrete proposals for indicator design and implementation. Six of the key areas are defined by the European Commission: public engagement (PE), gender equality, science education, open access, ethics and governance (…) »