What is co-creative innovation in theory and what is it in practice? How can co-creation be scaled up in a socially robust manner? And, what can policy-makers do to promote responsible innovation across Europe? In SCALINGS, we are determined to address these questions! SCALINGS is an interdisciplinary research project funded by EU Horizon 2020. Over the course of three years (2018-2021), we aim to better understand how co-creation varies across different contexts and explore what is needed for successful scaling. We question one-size-fits-all solutions to societal challenges, and instead foster innovation practices that value the social, cultural, and regulatory context in which they are embedded.
On a cool April afternoon, seven STS scholars joined their students to offer them a unique course on co-creation, along with the opportunity…(~2 min)
Science Communication as a Boundary Space: An Interactive Installation about the Social Responsibility of Science
Science communication has traditionally been seen as a means of crossing the boundary of science: moving scientific knowledge into…(~1 min)
Under framings of grand challenges, robotics has been proposed as a solution to a wide range of societal issues such as road safety…(~1 min)
Fixing Technology with Society: The Coproduction of Democratic Deficits and Responsible Innovation at the OECD and the European Commission
Long presented as a universal policy-recipe for social prosperity and economic growth, the promise of innovation seems to be increasingly…(~1 min)
The creation of data-driven services generates new value streams, leading to the emergence of new actors and ultimately to new market…(~1 min)