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

Pilot the Responsible Innovation roadmaps & the self-check tool

You now have the opportunity to implement a sector-tailored Responsible Innovation roadmap with mentorship from COMPASS experts and be the first to assess your company’s strengths and potentials with the COMPASS  self-check tool.

Responsible Innovation & the SME business environment

Virginia Robano, Consultant to the OECD  and  Compass Advisory Board member, elaborates on potential opportunities and constraints for SMEs in the adoption of Responsible Innovation.

Organic solar cell development for clean sustainable energy

Organic Photovoltaics (OPV) are a very promising option for solar energy in the future.  Find out how Responsible Innovation was integrated into the development of the organic solar cell.

Three Sectors

Nanoelectronics

Nanoelectronics is nanotechnology applied in electronic components at the scale of about 1-100 nanometres. Read more to find out how RI can help foster innovation in the sector.

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Cyber Security

Cyber security is the protection of computer and computer systems, programs and data from unauthorized access, damage, theft or attacks. Read more to find out how RI can help foster innovation in the sector.

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Biomedicine

Biomedicine incorporates research into cell and molecular biology, molecular medicine, evolutionary biology, biomedical Informatics, genetics and neurosciences among other areas. Read more to find out how RI can help foster innovation in the sector.

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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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