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The InSPIRES EU project organized a webinar on “Open science: the dimension of stakeholder engagement ” on Thursday 14 May. Michela Bertero, Head of International and Scientific Affairs at the Centre for Genomic Regulation in Barcelona, EU-LIFE representative in the European Open Science Policy Platform and coordinator of ORION Open Science was the key note speaker and she gave a brief historical background to Open Science, an overview of the current policies, activities and the future steps.


Open Science concepts and tools have the potential to transform the current scientific system for the greater good of all, but what does it mean for you? How can you and your work benefit from the Open Science movement?


The ORION partner ISCIII will together with the Health Research Institute Marqués de Valdecilla (IDIVAL) and International University Menendez Pelayo (UIMP) organise a course on "RRI in Spain and its model of incorporation in health research institutes" on 1-3 July in Santander, Península de la Magdalena.


ISCIII MELTIC-project winner of the ORION call for Novel Co-creation Initiatives

The MELTIC project “Ideas MELting pot for TIC and Health Science for Citzens in Small communities” coordinated by the ORION partner Carlos III National Health Institute, ISCIII , is the winner of the ORION call for Novel Co-creation Initiatives after competing against eleven other European project proposals. The project will improve the quality of life for EU citizens in small communities by co-creating and developing ICT health services with stakeholders.

Opening up Research in Life Sciences and Biomedicine

How do you trigger institutional, cultural and behavioural changes in research organizations to foster open science and RRI? The ORION project is exploring these questions. In the TEAM ZBW Mediatalk interview, Dr. Michela Bertero and Dr. Luiza Bengtsson give some details on the projects goals, actions and learnings on fostering open science and responsible research and innovation (RRI).