At the 2016 EU edition of the NWO-MVI conference, a responsible innovation contest was launched, aimed at students, young researchers, designers and entrepreneurs. The challenge: create an innovative responsible design or idea to solve an urgent societal problem. Participants from different universities, universities of applied sciences, companies and other organisations are invited to work together in interdisciplinary teams and send in their video before 1 Nov 2016, 09.00 hrs.
Published by Peter-Paul Verbeek
Peter-Paul Verbeek (1970) is full professor of Philosophy of Technology and co-director of the DesignLab of the University of Twente, The Netherlands. He is also honorary professor of Techno-Anthropology at Aalborg University, Denmark. Verbeek's research focuses on the philosophy of human-technology relations, and aims to contribute to philosophical theory, ethical reflection, and practices of design and innovation. His publications include Moralizing Technology: Understanding and Designing the Morality of Things (University of Chicago Press, 2011) and What Things Do: Philosophical Reflections on Technology, Agency, and Design (Penn State University Press, 2005). View all posts by Peter-Paul Verbeek