Country: Germany Key responsibilities in SCALINGS: Main coordination, project management, theory development, ethical requirements, policy analysis, research on Robotics, Autonomous Driving and Urban Energy
The Technical University of Munich is committed to research and teaching across 15 departments and forges strong links with companies and scientific institutions across the world, for example as a member of the EuroTech Alliance which brings together the top-class universities DTU, TU/e, EPFL and TUM.
The Munich Center for Technology in Society (MCTS) is one of TUM’s Integrative Research Centers and one of the most prominent centers for Science and Technology Studies (STS) in Germany. It is dedicated to understanding and reflexively shaping the multiple interactions between science, technology and society. TUM School of Management is situated at the intersection of management, engineering, natural and life sciences and focuses on real-world and innovation based solutions that benefit society at large.
Country: The Netherlands Key responsibilities in SCALINGS: Coordination of collective Living Lab research, dissemination, research focus on Urban Energy
Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) is a research university specializing in engineering, science & technology within three main aspects: Science for society for solving societal issues and boosting prosperity in the core fields Energy, Health and Smart Mobility. Science for industry for boosting technological innovation in cooperation with industry and Science for science for advancing engineering sciences.
The Department of Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences (IE&IS) follows the mission to develop an engineering perspective of business processes as well as to support interdisciplinary research on societal transitions in relation to technological change. The Philosophy and Ethics Groups (P&E) carries out philosophical research at the interface between fundamental philosophical issues and real-world problems that arise from the design and use of innovative technologies.
Country: Denmark Key responsibilities in SCALINGS: Coordination of collective research on Public Procurement of Innovation and Living Labs, research focus on Urban Energy
Technical University of Denmark (DTU) focuses on technological development through education, research, innovation and research based consultancy. Furthermore DTU’s goal is to deliver research based on the connection between theory, model building and empiricism. DTU is a member of the EuroTech Universities Alliance alongside other top-class universities TU/e, EPFL and TUM.
DTU Management (MAN) conducts research in the intersection between management, technology and economics – in close cooperation with companies and public authorities and with a focus on the path to an efficient and sustainable society. Furthermore, the department hosts a UN Collaborating Centre on Energy, Climate and Sustainable development, including policy analysis and advising on a global scale.
Country: Spain Key responsibilities in SCALINGS: Research focus on Robotics and Autonomous Driving
ESADE is located in Barcelona and ranks among the top business schools in Europe. The institution’s main objective is to train individuals to be competent professionals, fully conscious of their social responsibility. ESADE is a founding member of the Community of European Management Schools (CEMS), the most prestigious European network on university level.
The Institute for Social Innovation (IIS) has large experience on research projects oriented to both practitioners and academia. An important part of their work is transferring the knowledge generated by academic researchers to society through workshops, social media and online tools.
Country: France Key responsibilities in SCALINGS: Coordination of collective research on Co-creation Facilities, Research focus on Autonomous Driving and Robotics
ARMINES is a private non-profit research and technological organisation (RTO) funded in 1967 and currently shares 48 Common Research Centres with its many partners schools, one of which is MINES ParisTech. Each entity in this joint research network provides personnel, investment and operating resources for common research purposes.
The Center for the Sociology of Innovation (CSI) is a joint research center MINES ParisTech – ARMINES which focuses on how knowledge and innovations are formed and transform our societies. Its work is structured into three fields of application: technical democracy including social experimentation and public debate, economic and management sciences as well as the construction of individuals and collectives.
Country: Switzerland Key responsibilities in SCALINGS: Research across Robotics, Autonomous Driving and Urban Energy
The Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) is one of the two Ecoles Polytechniquesfédérales in Switzerland. Like its sister institution, ETHZ, it has three missions: education, research and technology transfer at the highest international level.
The College of Management of Technology (CDM) has the mission to conduct research and provide education at the frontier of management science, finance, and economics as well as to infuse the campus with entrepreneurial spirit and cross-disciplinary research partnerships. At CDM, the Chair of Corporate Strategy & Innovation (CSI) is a research laboratory established at EPFL in 2003 to promote scholarship in the area of technology and innovation management. It is focused on issues of corporate strategy and innovation, or how large, multi-business firms acquire and react to new technologies.
Country: Austria Key responsibilities in SCALINGS: Legal research on co-creation in the areas of Robotics, Autonomous Driving and Urban Energy
The University of Graz, which was founded in 1585, is Austria’s second oldest university and one of the largest in the country. Many excellent scientists, among them six Nobel laureates, have taught and researched here. With 31,000 students and 4,300 employees the University of Graz contributes significantly to the vibrant life of the Styrian capital. Its location in Europe encourages a lively scientific, economic and cultural exchange with South-East Europe, from which not only the city but also its educational institutions benefit.
Iris Eisenberger’s team is part of the Institute of Public Law and Political Science at the Faculty of Law. Its research and teaching foci are public economic law, innovation and technological law, and the protection of human rights.
Country: Poland Key responsibilities in SCALINGS: Research focus on Urban Energy
Wroclaw University of Economics and Business (WUEB) is ranked amongst the top universities of economics in Poland by the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education. It is a key centre of education, science and research, and plays an important role in the international scientific community.
The Department of Corporate and Public Finance (KFP) is an interdisciplinary centre for the integrated study of science’s economics, finance (corporate finance and public finance) and policy. Its main focus is on sustainability transition, corporate sustainability, sustainable finance, green economy and finance, as well as effectiveness of investment in renewable energy.
Country: United Kingdom Key responsibilities in SCALINGS: Coordinating collective research on Co-creation Facilities and Public Procurement of Innovation, research focus on Robotics and Autonomous Driving
University College London (UCL) is one the world’s leading universities with more than 4,000 academic and research staff in 72 departments. Nobel Prizes have been awarded to 20 academics and graduates. In 2009, UCL was ranked fourth in the world by the Times Higher Education Ranking. The Department of Science and Technology Studies is an interdisciplinary centre for the integrated study of science’s history, philosophy, sociology, communication and policy. The department has won awards for teaching and research, as well as for its public engagement programme. Since 2013, the Department has hosted the UK Hub for Responsible Research and Innovation.
Country: United Kingdom Key responsibilities in SCALINGS: Communication and dissemination
Social Innovation Exchange (SIX) has the core mission to nurture a shift in structures and mind-sets globally, and to provide constant learning and meaning to the field of social innovation. By connecting diverse stakeholders, scattered across traditional silos and boundaries, SIX has played a critical role in developing the social innovation movement globally, over the past 10 years, working with governments, businesses, academics, funders, practitioners, community organisations.