D-STIR Danube Framework for Responsible Research and Innovation using Socio-Technical Integration

D-STIR’s objective is to improve Danube framework conditions for innovation, by integrating Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) in the whole innovation pipeline.

With implementation of the Socio-Technical Integration Research (STIR) method of research, D-STIR project is extremely important for Danube innovation framework conditions as RRI awareness and capacity in the region are limited. It ensures that R&I is carried out in a socially, environmentally and ethically manner. 

D-STIR is highly innovative. It applies RRI implementation method across the Danube and in less developed regions for the first time. Projects long-term expected objecticve: an innovation pipeline based on cooperation, responsibility and competitiveness.

STIR supports interactions between experts from different disciplines (humanities and social science with technological sectors), who collaboratively reflect on the societal context of research decisions in order to support reflexive learning and practical adjustments.

D-STIR was designed to encourage innovation that brings responsible products to the markets swiftly. The final output, Danube RRI Strategy, includes recommendations and concrete tools, particularly an adaptation of STIR (Socio-Technical Integration Research) method.

Graphic above was prepared by the First Hungarian Responsible Innovation Association

 

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Danube Framework for Responsible Research and Innovation using Socio-Technical Integration
Start date
01-01-2017
End date
30-06-2019
Budget in Euro
Overall: 1923366,8
ERDF Contribution: 1524025,49
IPA Contribution: 110836,26
ENI Contribution: 0
Call number
Call 1
Priority
Innovative and socially responsible Danube region
Specific objective
Improve framework conditions for innovation

Project Partners

Name Type Email Country
SOUTH-EAST REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY Lead partner nina.irimia@adrse.ro Romania
Cassovia Life Sciences ERDF partner martin.haranta@cassovialifesciences.eu Slovakia
First Hungarian Responsible Innovation Association ERDF partner lukovicsmiklos@gmail.com Hungary
ELI-HU Research and Development Non-profit Ltd ERDF partner David.Bereczkei@eli-alps.hu Hungary
Development centre of the Heart of Slovenia ERDF partner anita.molka@razvoj.si Slovenia
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Project News

  • D-STIR - VIDEO: embedded humanists' opinion on d-stir method
    - 21-09-2018
    VIDEO: embedded humanists' opinion on d-stir method

    What has the D-STIR given to me?  When evaluating a project and its outputs it's important to follow the whole process. For D-STIR it's important to follow the D-STIR process and implementation during Pilot Activities. And to get the full...

  • D-STIR - Workshop on Capitalisation DTP TP2 + PA7 in Bratislava
    - 10-09-2018
    Workshop on Capitalisation DTP TP2 + PA7 in Bratislava

    The Thematic Pole 2 has incorporated the capitalisation methodology devised by the DTP, and the process has already been kicked off by organizing the Danube Region Synergy Workshop “Research – Innovation – Knowledge Society” held in Vienna on 30...

  • D-STIR - public workshop in Stuttgart
    - 27-06-2018
    public workshop in Stuttgart

    The D-STIR public workshop aimed at drawing attention of the participants to responsible innovation. In order to do this, the moderators, Beata Udvari and Nikoletta Nadas (EMFIE, Hungary) led a simulation game on the impacts of owing a cleaning...

  • D-STIR - First application of Socio-Technical Integration Research (STIR) method in 8 European countries was conducted
    - 22-06-2018
    First application of Socio-Technical Integration Research (STIR) method in 8 European countries was conducted

    Innovative SMEs and research institutions from 8 European countries participated in testing a method that was created in the USA but adapted to the special innovation characteristics of the Danube region. STIR method is a method that helps...

  • D-STIR - It's all about connecting
    - 15-06-2018
    It's all about connecting

    During our last project meeting and open event in Bucharest (Romania), D-STIR project hosted Mr. Dragos Seuleanu, CEO of MHTC - Magurele High Tech Cluster, who addressed a business perspective on responsible research.. Mr. Seuleanu presented...

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