Responsible Innovation Case Studies

Responsible Innovation COMPASS features real industry cases on how implementing RI can kick-start innovation and contribute to competitiveness of SMEs in the key innovation fields.

COMPASS has now determined 5 winners from the case-study competition that was launched in September 2016. We will publish these excellent stories about responsible innovation one by one during the coming months. Scroll down to meet AppNP, the first of these inspiring company examples.

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Meet AppNP, responsible innovation frontrunner in nanotechnology

AppNP (APPLIED NANOPARTICLES SL) is a science-based spin off company of the Catalan Institute of Nanotechnology (ICN2), the University Autonoma of Barcelona (UAB) and the Institut Català de Recerca i Estudis Avançats (ICREA), whose purpose is to research, study and develop nanoparticles, and their applications, based on Responsible Research and Innovation principles. AppNP’s core project is the commercial exploitation of a patent named BioGAS+. BioGAS+ is the first ready to use additive, based on safe and sustainably engineered iron nanoparticles, directed at the optimization of anaerobic digestion processes, which increases the production of biogas.

Watch the video to hear first hand AppNPs approach ro responsible innovation and download the full case study below.

Download the full case study to find out HOW and WHY AppNP follows the principles of responsible innovation and what it means for their business. If it inspires you, use the buttons below to share it!

Download the case study: APPLIED NANOPARTICLES SL: spinning off under responsible research and innovation principles
Authors: Martí Busquets-Fité, Eduals Casals, Ignasi Gispert, Victor Puntes, Josep Saldana

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