Essay On Responsible Innovation

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2.7 Responsible Innovation
Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) describes a research and innovation process that takes into account effects and potential impacts on the environment and society. Research, Invention & Innovation has attained a different dimension in the current Global scenario (Hilary Sutcliffe, 2011)
Research: A systematic investigation to establish facts and reach new conclusions
Invention: A creation resulting from study and experimentation.
Innovation: A superior process or product, often the effective commercialization of an invention.
According to Hilary Sutcliffe in 2011, A responsible Innovation is a transparent, interactive process by which societal actors and innovators become mutually responsive to each other with a view to the (ethical) acceptability, sustainability and societal desirability of the innovation process and its marketable products in order to allow a proper embedding of scientific and technological advances in our society. Responsible Innovation is best understood as a higher level responsibility that aims to shape, develop, and align existing and future research and innovation-related processes. The concept is applied mainly for science and technology-based research and innovation, in particular in the
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systematic innovation means monitoring seven sources/drivers for innovative opportunity.
The first four lie within the enterprise; they are essentially symptoms: 1) The unexpected: The unexpected success, failure or outside event. 2) The incongruity: between reality as it actually is and reality as it is assumed to be or as it “ought to be.” 3) Innovation based on process need. 4) Changes in industry structure or market structure that catch everyone unawares (Peter Drucker,
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