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

Test the Responsible Innovation self-check tool

The COMPASS self-check tool supports SMEs to check where the company stands and understand how responsible their innovation management and processes are. Get in touch to test the COMPASS self-check tool now!

COMPASS crash course: How to develop your own action plan!

The COMPASS webinar targets CEOs, innovation managers and innovation support organisations that wish to align their (clients’) innovation with the needs of society. It will guide participants through the process of developing company-specific responsible innovation action plans. Register now!

Innovation relaunched – On course to responsible business practices

Save the date for the COMPASS final conference, which will be held on 26 March, 2019, in Brussels (Les Ateliers des Tanneurs). Compass will bring together SMEs, business support organisations, impact investors, and policy makers! Registration will open in January!

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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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