What is WBC-RRI.NET?
International project funded by Horizon2020 programme 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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Industry 4.0
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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Shared Learning
Empowering the WBC region with facilities for sharing knowledge and improving skills
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Industry 4.0
Supporting research and development through bridging physical assets and digital technologies
03
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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Industry 4.0
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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Science Education
Enhancing learners’ curiosity and scientific literacy for reaching a sustainable development
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Ethics
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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Science Education
Enhancing learners’ curiosity and scientific literacy for reaching a sustainable development
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Ethics
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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Science Education
Enhancing learners’ curiosity and scientific literacy for reaching a sustainable development
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Ethics
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
WBC-RRI.NET is an international project funded by Horizon2020 programme that aims to embed Responsible Research and Innovation in Western Balkan Countries
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01
Shared Learning
Empowering the WBC region with facilities for sharing knowledge and improving skills
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02
Industry 4.0
Supporting research and development through bridging physical assets and digital technologies
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03
Inclusivity
Strengthening equal access to opportunities and resources for all
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04
Science Education
Enhancing learners’ curiosity and scientific literacy for reaching a sustainable development
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05
Ethics
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

Objectives of the WBC-RRI.NET initiative in the Western Balkan Countries

Our main goals divided into 5 key objectives and deliverables

R&I Ecosystems

To enhance local/regional R&I ecosystems' capacity to tackle contemporary societal challenges and territorial research priorities.

R&I Organizations

To assist local R&I organizations to adopt RRI principles for effectively addressing the challenges that scientists and researchers face today.

Smart Specialization Strategies

To contribute to the enhancement of Smart Specialization Strategies at Western Balkan Countries.

Responsible Research

To apply a ‘smart directionality’ policy approach - combination of RRI and S3 principles.

R&I governance framework

To promote a multilevel, steering R&I governance framework in the WBCs by advancing innovation policy consultation.

We are supported by our Partner organizations

with multiple years of experience in responsible research and innovation projects

Our Partner network is comprised of 13 reputable institutions 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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