Welcome to COMPASS

COMPASS is an EU-funded project that supports Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in three emerging technology industries to manage their research, development and innovation activities in a responsible and inclusive manner.
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Our Recent Highlights

COMPASS and LIVING INNOVATION projects connect at ESOF 2018

The ESOF (European Science Open Forum) is the largest showroom for EU funded research and annually attracts an audience of 4,000 individuals from industry, research, policy and civil society. This year, a particular focus was set on showcasing on-going European projects dealing with Responsible Innovation.

COMPASS at the ISPIM Innovation Conference in Stockholm

COMPASS participated at the ISPIM Innovation Conference 2018 celebrated in Stockholm last 17-20 June, under the title “Innovation, The Name of The Game”. Katharina Jarmai presented the work carried out by the project in developing Responsible Innovation capabilities in SMEs & start-ups.

Join the Responsible Innovation Consultancy and Mentoring Scheme

COMPASS is launching a Call for Expression of Interest to offer 12 European start-ups and SMEs in the Biomedicine, Nanotechnology and Cyber Security sectors the opportunity to join the “Consultancy and Mentoring Scheme”.  Apply here!

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Roadtest our tools!

Interested in creating or testing your own Responsible Innovation roadmap?
You now have the opportunity to implement a sector-tailored roadmap with mentorship from COMPASS and self-check your company’s strengths and potentials.

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Get inspired!

COMPASS features real industry cases on how implementing Responsible Innovation can kick-start innovation and contribute to competitiveness of SMEs in key innovation fields, such as biomedicine and nanotechnology.

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Stay informed!

Sign up to the COMPASS newsletter to receive information on responsible innovation best practices, interesting events and news on RI in business and industry, and be the first to know when training materials and the COMPASS self-check tool become available.

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Meet the COMPASS Team

Meet our team! COMPASS is a team of 24 researchers, innovation support professionals and research funders – all dedicated to advancing Responsible Innovation (RI) in industry.

Get involved and test our Responsible Innovation tools!

Until December 2018 you have the unique chance to sign up to test one of the sector specific Responsible Innovation Roadmaps!

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