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

SmartEEs call for Application Experiments is out!

SmartEEs will provide financial and innovation management support to innovative SMEs, start-ups and Midcaps by integrating flexible electronics into products and services. The first cut-off date is March 19th, 2018.

Are companies aware of the concept of Responsible Innovation?

In the latest issue of Sustainability, Alexander Auer and Katharina Jarmai elaborate on drivers and barriers for implementing Responsibe Innovation in SMEs in the Austrian medical devise sector.

Responsible Innovation & the 2030 Agenda

Klaus Leisinger, COMPASS Advisory Board member, stresses the importance of all societal actors working together to put Responsible Innovation into practise. Read the full paper!

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.

Develop your own Responsible Innovation Roadmap!

Until November 2017 you have the unique chance to sign up to create your own company roadmap during one of sector specific Responsible Innovation Labs!

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