What is WBC-RRI.NET?
A project funded by the EU Research and Innovation Framework Programme Horizon 2020 that aims to embed Responsible Research and Innovation in Western Balkan Countries and to enhance self-sustaining R&I ecosystems
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Shared Learning
Empowering the WBC region with facilities for sharing knowledge and improving skills
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Smart Specialisation
Supporting the economic development of a region based on its unique characteristics and assets.
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Inclusivity
Strengthening equal access to opportunities and resources for all
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Shared Learning
Empowering the WBC region with facilities for sharing knowledge and improving skills
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Smart Specialisation
Supporting the economic development of a region based on its unique characteristics and assets.
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Inclusivity
Strengthening equal access to opportunities and resources for all
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Shared Learning
Empowering the WBC region with facilities for sharing knowledge and improving skills
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Smart Specialisation
Supporting the economic development of a region based on its unique characteristics and assets.
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Inclusivity
Strengthening equal access to opportunities and resources for all
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Education
Enhancing learners’ curiosity and scientific literacy for reaching a sustainable development
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Responsibility
Application of fundamental ethical principles for responsible conduct of research
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Collaboration
Encouraging joint effort, internationalization and unity for sustainable development of R&I ecosystems
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Education
Enhancing learners’ curiosity and scientific literacy for reaching a sustainable development
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Responsibility
Application of fundamental ethical principles for responsible conduct of research
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Collaboration
Encouraging joint effort, internationalization and unity for sustainable development of R&I ecosystems
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Education
Enhancing learners’ curiosity and scientific literacy for reaching a sustainable development
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Responsibility
Application of fundamental ethical principles for responsible conduct of research
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Collaboration
Encouraging joint effort, internationalization and unity for sustainable development of R&I ecosystems
A project funded by the EU Research and Innovation Framework Programme Horizon 2020 that aims to embed Responsible Research and Innovation in Western Balkan Countries and to enhance self-sustaining R&I ecosystems
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Shared Learning
Empowering the WBC region with facilities for sharing knowledge and improving skills
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Smart Specialisation
Supporting research and development through bridging physical assets and digital technologies
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Inclusivity
Strengthening equal access to opportunities and resources for all
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Education
Enhancing learners’ curiosity and scientific literacy for reaching a sustainable development
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Responsibility
Application of fundamental ethical principles for responsible conduct of research
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Collaboration
Encouraging joint effort, internationalization and unity for development of R&I ecosystems

Key aspects of our project

Our network is comprised of reputable WB implementing partners and RRI experienced partners.

We emphasize spreading of our activities through the 5 target territories.

WBC-RRI.NET is an international project funded by the Horizon 2020 programme.

Building capacities and developing innovative ways of connecting science to society. RRI principles act as enablers to the shared learning.

Our RRI Strategies present an inclusive way through active participation of all quadruple helix actors.

Research and innovation efforts in the Western Balkans for bridging the remaining ‘gap’ with the rest European regions.

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The meaning and importance of the RRI perspective in STEM education: Through the eyes of secondary school students
Interview on Embedding Responsible Research and Innovation in the Western Balkans
Public Engagement Practices in European Commission-funded projects: Fostering Socio-Scientific Collaborations
Event review: Open Science and Open Access event
WBC-RRI.NET took part in ESOF2022
Open Science Days IV
POLICY BRIEF Co-creating Responsible Research and Innovation activities: Experiences from the Western Balkans
Update on the activities of the Working Group 3 Open Access and Open Science
Update on the activities of the Working Group 2 Public Engagement and Science Education
Update on the activities of the Working Group 1 Gender and Ethics
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The meaning and importance of the RRI perspective in STEM education: Through the eyes of secondary school students
Interview on Embedding Responsible Research and Innovation in the Western Balkans
Public Engagement Practices in European Commission-funded projects: Fostering Socio-Scientific Collaborations
Event review: Open Science and Open Access event
WBC-RRI.NET took part in ESOF2022
Open Science Days IV
POLICY BRIEF Co-creating Responsible Research and Innovation activities: Experiences from the Western Balkans
Update on the activities of the Working Group 3 Open Access and Open Science
Update on the activities of the Working Group 2 Public Engagement and Science Education
Update on the activities of the Working Group 1 Gender and Ethics
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We are supported by our Partner organizations

With multiple years of experience in RRI projects

Our network is comprised of 13 reputable institutions based in 8 countries

Browse through our partner list and find more about them on their dedicated page

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University of Novi Sad
Second largest university in Serbia with more than 50.000 students
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University of Banja Luka
UNIBL gathers 17 faculties and an Institute of Genetic Resources
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Co-PLAN, Institute for Habitat Development
Co-PLAN is a non-profit organization that has contributed to sustainable development
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South-East European Research Centre
A research centre of CITY College, University of York Europe Campus
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NCDIEL
A centre for innovative, technology-based and profit-oriented ideas
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European Science Foundation
A non-profit organisation that supports scientific research across Europe
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Zentrum für Soziale Innovation
Private non-profit institute for applied social sciences based in Vienna, Austria
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Vojvodina ICT Cluster
VOICT provides a single point of contact with the best companies in Serbia
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Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts
Founded in 1967, MASA is the highest independent scientific institution in Macedonia
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Science Technology Park Montenegro
Founded with the aim of giving the support and strengthening the potentials of economic growth
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RTD HEALTH CLUSTER
The Cluster is formed within the project of AMI4EUROPE financed by EU FP7 specific program “Regions of knowledge”
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Ministry of Tourism and Environment, Albania
A public institution responsible for the formulation and implementation of the policies related to environment
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"Knowledge, Education and Science – ZONA“
A non-profit organization focused on the development of a knowledge society through affirmation of education
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